Britain’s Greatest Landscape Designer, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown
Where better to enjoy the work of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, than at Bowood? Deemed to be one of the finest examples in the country with a flowing mix of plantations and sweeping lawns leading down to a winding mile-long lake.
‘Capability’ Brown Tour
You may wish to book yourself or a group on to a special ‘Capability’ Brown themed guided garden tour. The tour guide will lead the group along the lake, to the hidden cascade and through the arboretum, followed by a two course lunch served in the House Restaurant. The rest of the day is free to explore the historic Georgian house and beautiful grounds or the option of an overnight stay in the nearby Bowood Hotel can also be arranged.
Individuals may join any date (listed below) for £34.00 per person
- Friday 28th April
- Friday 21st July
- Friday 25th August
- Friday 15th September
- Friday 13th October
11am – Meet at the Administration office (at the Treehouse Cafe)
11am – Tea & Coffee served on arrival
11:30am – Commence Tour (approx 90 minutes)
1pm – 2 course Lunch served in the Stables Restaurant
For the rest of the day you are able to enjoy the House & Gardens for yourself.
‘Capability’ Brown with Laura Mayer Friday 23rd June 2017
11am – 3pm
Laura holds a PhD on eighteenth-century landscape and lectures widely on Capability Brown. She is the author of Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden, amongst other publications. The presentation (60 minutes) will focus on Brown’s revolutionary vision for Georgian England, his aesthetics and practical skills, with Bowood as a primary example.
11:00am – Arrive at Bowood House & Gardens with refreshments served within the Gardener’s Bothy
11:30am – Laura Mayer presents the life and work of ‘Capability’ Brown
12.30pm – 2 Course Lunch served in the Stables Restaurant
1.45pm – A guided tour of Bowood Park, a flowing mix of plantations and sweeping lawns, leading down to a winding mile-long lake
3.00pm – Enjoy Bowood House & Gardens at your leisure
£55 per person
Must be pre-booked in advance For more information or to book please call 01249 810961 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To make a booking or for more information please contact Bowood House & Gardens on 01249 810961 or email email@example.com