Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office
SN11 0LZ

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Bowood House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (17 and Over)£14.80 per ticket
Child (2-6 Years)£9.00 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 1 (2 Adults & 1 Child)£36.00 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 2 (2 adults & 2 Children)£43.50 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 3 (2 adults & 3 Children)£51.50 per ticket
Junior (7-12 Years)£11.00 per ticket
Senior Citizen (60 years+)£12.30 per ticket
Young Adult (aged 13-16 Years)£12.30 per ticket

Group rates (for groups of 15 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 and the Adventure Playground. The Rhododendron Walks will re-open in April 2022.

Opening Times

2022 (1 Apr 2022 - 1 Nov 2022)

Bowood House & Gardens is open for the 2022 Season from 1 April until 1 November 2021

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



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

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • No Dogs
  • Shop


  • 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

Establishment Features

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

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 999
  • Min group size - 20
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

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

Specialist Features

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

Tours and Demonstrations

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

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available

Venue Facilities

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

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.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
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Recent Reviews:

  • John L
    Shropshire, United Kingdom
    Something for everyone
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th September 2021
    We enjoyed our visit to the house (actually the stables originally as the Big House was too expensive to maintain and demolished many years ago). The laboratory where Joseph Priestley discovered... Read full review
  • Ken R
    Trip Type:
    Its quite remarkable that so few owned so much land and property .
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 4th October 2021
    Again a lovely location ,acres to walk around ,wonderful trees and gardens and of course the history of the family and building, ,' Landsdown and Shelbourne are very familiar names in Dublin City . Read full review
  • D462HJcharlotter
    Trip Type:
    Good fun for kids poor cafe
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 26th October 2021
    We did the autumn trail which was good and the children played in the adventure playground, which is excellent. We went to the cafe for lunch and despite it being half term at 12.30 there were no... Read full review


  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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