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Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office
SN11 0LZ


01249 812102

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Bowood House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Combined ticket to Bowood and Woodland Gardens£18.50 per ticket
Concession combined ticket to Bowood and Woodland Gardens£16.00 per ticket
House and Grounds Adult (13 years and above)£12.50 per ticket
House and Grounds Children Age 2 - 4£7.50 per ticket
House and Grounds Concession£10.50 per ticket
House and Grounds Family (1 adult & 3 children or 2 adults & 2 children)£37.50 per ticket
House and Grounds Juniors Age 5 -12£9.50 per ticket

2017 Season Tickets are available for purchase, more information on the website.

Group rates (for groups of 20 or more) and season tickets are available. All visitors with disabilities and their carers/assistants are charged at half the normal admission rate.
Tickets allow access to Bowood House and Gardens, Adventure Playground and Tractor Ted’s Little Farm. The Rhododendron Walks will re-open in April 2016.

Opening Times

2017 (1 Apr 2017 - 1 Nov 2017)

* Please check with Bowood for any additional opening information and exact dates for Woodland Gardens. Last admission 5pm. House and Gardens closed for winter from 31 October.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • No Dogs
  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking preferable if catering is required.

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Licensed restaurant, for 80 max, coffee shop for 70 plus. Ice cream kiosk at certain times. (weekends and school holidays.)
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 999
  • Min group size - 20
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Event venue
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Arabic printed material
  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car:

Close to J17 of the M4. Nearest major road is A4.

Between Chippenham and Calne turn into village of Derry Hill.

Public Transport Directions

By Train:

Nearest station is Chippenham station.

Special Offers

  • Private Walled Garden Tours at Beautiful Bowood.

    Enjoy a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne's Private Walled garden, 4 acres of beautiful English country gardens surrounding Bowood House.

    Dates available:
    Wednesday 2 August
    Friday 18 August
    Wednesday 6 September
    Wednesday 4 October

    Please quote VisitWiltshire when booking to receive 20% off.
    £34.00 per person, includes tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival, the garden tour and a 2 course lunch in the Stables Restaurant.

    For more information or to book call 01249 810961 or email

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  • 'Capability' Brown Garden Tours

    Where better to enjoy the work of Lancelot, 'Capability' Brown, than at Bowood? Enjoy a guided tour of Bowood's enchanting landscape.

    Tour Dates
    Friday 21 July
    Friday 25 August
    Friday 15 September
    Friday 13 October

    Please quote VisitWiltshire when booking to receive 20% off.
    £34.00 per person, includes tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival, the garden tour and a 2 course lunch in the Stables Restaurant.

    For more information or to book call 01249 810961 or email

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • kittyginger
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A fabulous day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th July 2017
    I had wanted to visit this house and garden for a long time and my husband had last visited more than 30 years ago. A day off and a good weather forecast seemed the perfect excuse. We arrived about... Read full review
  • RockyIsland
    Hampshire, England
    Trip Type:
    Relaxing day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th July 2017
    What a wonderful place, it was so peaceful, the Capability Brown landscape is stunning. We did the guided walk of the private walled garden, beautiful diverse areas from family swimming pool to the... Read full review
  • NickiShewring
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Fantastic day out on our doorstep!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th July 2017
    We are lucky enough to live just down the road from Bowood and we visit frequently. The children can happily spend the whole day at the adventure play park which is outstanding and they love the... Read full review


  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014

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