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)£14.25 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)

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



  • 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
  • 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 Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Patrick R
      Hampshire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      A great day out in beautiful gardens
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 10th July 2021
      We had a wedding anniversary gift for a visit to Bowood House and Gardens Walled Garden tour. The gift originated in 2019 and because of lockdown was extended twice. Louise in the booking office... Read full review
    • 46rox
      Isle of Man, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Enjoyable tranquil day
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 20th July 2021
      Beautiful day out. The gardens are lovely with some very special trees if you take the time to look. The house is small but very interesting and the children’s play area looked great fun. Lots of... Read full review
    • victoria B
      Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
      Stunning Robert Adam house and elegant garden terraces
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 21st July 2021
      Wonderful setting with beautiful terraces and views over parkland, complete with follies. No queues to get in and a nice leisurely visit with no rush. Guides were in almost every room, and there... 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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