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Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office
Bowood
Calne
Wiltshire
SN11 0LZ

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Bowood House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (17 and Over)£14.25 per ticket
Child (2-6 Years)£8.75 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 1 (2 Adults & 1 Child)£34.75 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 2 (2 adults & 2 Children)£42.25 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 3 (2 adults & 3 Children)£50.00 per ticket
Junior (7-12 Years)£10.75 per ticket
Senior Citizen (60 years+)£12.00 per ticket
Young Adult (aged 13-16 Years)£12.00 per ticket

2021 Season Tickets are available for purchase, more information on the website.

Group rates (for groups of 10 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 2021.

Opening Times

2021 (1 Apr 2021 - 1 Nov 2021)
DayTimes
Monday11:0018:00*
Tuesday11:0018:00*
Wednesday11:0018:00*
Thursday11:0018:00*
Friday11:0018:00*
Saturday11:0018:00*
Sunday11:0018:00*

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

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

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • No Dogs
  • Shop

Catering

  • 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
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 20
  • 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.

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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.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      400
    • Very Good
      224
    • Average
      99
    • Poor
      38
    • Terrible
      18

    Recent Reviews:

    • ScrumptiousSolent
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Attractive house and parkland garden
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th May 2021
      A nice place to spend an hour or two walking around the house and parkland. The walk around the lake edge is attractive and the cascade and grotto are worth seeing. There a large play area with... Read full review
    • izzierichi
      Bridgend, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Just about average.
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 26th May 2021
      The house is nice, the grounds are nice. The problem is what you're paying for. The price of admission is too much for what is offered. The garden can't really be classed as a garden as it's more of... Read full review
    • Jon2686
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Disgusting toilets, poor garden, overpriced.
      2 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 3rd June 2021
      Poor, high admission charge for whats there. Large queue on entry, food cafe/takeaway was poor and uninviting. Toilets were flat out disgusting, urinals shut due to covid for some reason meaning piss... Read full review

    Awards

    • 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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