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Bowood House & Gardens

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Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom
01249 812102 www.bowood.org

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May 2017
Normal House & Garden Admissions Apply

Tractor Ted Big Machines Weekend – 27th to 29th May

May 27 @ 11:00 am - May 29 @ 5:00 pm
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Join Tractor Ted for his fabulous and much loved ‘Big Machines Weekend’ at Bowood. This really is the perfect day out for all the family! The combine harvester is back! Climb on board for a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to actually sit in the driver’s seat! Total heaven for young children (and often for Dads too)! Farmtastic Arena Displays (details to follow) Tractor and Trailer Rides* Tractor Ted Bouncy Castle Discounted Tractor Ted Shop with amazing discounts! Entry to…

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June 2017
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Ahoy there…Pirates and Princesses at Bowood House & Gardens!

June 2 @ 11:00 am - June 4 @ 5:00 pm
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Ahoy there…Pirates and Princesses at Bowood House & Gardens! Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June 2017 11am – 5pm Well, me hearties, you’re in luck, Bowood is hosting Pirates and Princesses this summer! All o’ you are welcome! Dress up as a pirate or your favorite princess and join in all the fun and games. Shiver me timbers we have something for everyone! Treasure trails, fencing, archery, even a cannon ball alley! For those feeling strong we even…

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£38.00

Private Walled Gardens Individuals Tour – Wednesday 7th June 2017

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Book your place on our tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Garden, to gain an intimate insight into the history and beauty of the award winning gardens at Bowood. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful formal borders, the picking garden, glass houses and the kitchen garden that provides fresh fruit and vegetables for Bowood Hotel and House Restaurant.   Day Itinerary 11am – Meet at the Admission Kiosk (at the Treehouse Cafe) 11am – Tea & Coffee…

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Entrance included in admission to Bowood House & Gardens

Organ Recital in the Bowood House Chapel – 17th June 2017

June 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

With organist Steven Hollas of Bradford on Avon at 2:30pm

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£38.00

‘Capability’ Brown with Laura Mayer Friday 23rd June 2017

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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  Brown said himself that his landscapes stood for ‘all the elegance and all the comforts that mankind wants in the Country’, a maxim embodied to this day at the Bowood Estate. 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…

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July 2017

LPS Events Triathlon

July 1 @ 10:00 am - July 2 @ 5:00 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Swim, cycle and run through the beautiful grounds of Bowood! Event Format LPS Events are offering a choice of Sprint and Super Sprint Triathlon events on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July. Swim through the fresh water lake, set in Bowood Estate, followed by a beautiful cycling route through the 'wilder' parts of the grounds looping around Bowood Golf Course, Osprey Farm, and Lord Lansdowne's private driveway, which is inhabited with game fowl. Once completing the cycle stage, you will…

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£34.00

Private Walled Gardens Individuals Tour – Wednesday 5th July 2017

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Book your place on our tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Garden, to gain an intimate insight into the history and beauty of the award winning gardens at Bowood. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful formal borders, the picking garden, glass houses and the kitchen garden that provides fresh fruit and vegetables for Bowood Hotel and House Restaurant.   Day Itinerary 11am – Meet at the Admission Kiosk (at the Treehouse Cafe) 11am – Tea & Coffee…

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Entrance included in admission to Bowood House & Gardens

Organ Recital in the Bowood House Chapel – 8th July 2017

July 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

With organist Gabrielle Lewis of Gunnislake at 2:30pm.

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£34.00

‘Capability’ Brown Themed Guided Garden Tour – Friday 21st July 2017

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map
Capability Brown Landscape at Bowood

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. 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…

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August 2017
£34.00

Private Walled Gardens Individuals Tour – Wednesday 2nd August 2017

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Book your place on our tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Garden, to gain an intimate insight into the history and beauty of the award winning gardens at Bowood. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful formal borders, the picking garden, glass houses and the kitchen garden that provides fresh fruit and vegetables for Bowood Hotel and House Restaurant.   Day Itinerary 11am – Meet at the Admission Kiosk (at the Treehouse Cafe) 11am – Tea & Coffee…

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£35.00

Classic Ibiza Concert – Saturday 5th August

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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On Saturday 5 August 2017, Bowood House will play host to Classic Ibiza, with favourite anthems from the White Island performed by a live world-class orchestra and internationally renowned artists. The Urban Soul Orchestra conducted by Stephen Hussey perform classic Ibiza anthems under the stars, with DJ Goldierocks and vocalists Max Barnes-Davy, Jina Burrows and Roo Savill. This will be the biggest dance party of the Summer full of iconic Ibiza anthems. A chill-out set in the first half will…

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£35.00

Great British Prom – Sunday 6th August

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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On Sunday 6 August 2017, join us for The Great British Prom to pay tribute to British music from across the four nations, closing with a spectacular firework display! The National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Inglis, make their debut at Bowood House to celebrate British music. They will be joined by Classical Brit Award winning Welsh Male Vocal Group, Only Men Aloud, Soprano Philippa Healey and a traditional piped band. Join us for a tour through the home nations,…

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Organ Recital in the Bowood House Chapel – 12th August 2017

August 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

With organist Christopher Kent of Tytherton Lucas at 2:30pm.

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Normal House & Garden Admissions Apply

Tractor Ted Diggers & Dumpers – 19th & 20th August 2017

August 19 @ 11:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

More information coming soon…

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£34.00

‘Capability’ Brown Themed Guided Garden Tour – Friday 25th August 2017

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map
Capability Brown Landscape at Bowood

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. 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…

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September 2017
£34.00

Private Walled Gardens Individuals Tour – Wednesday 6th September 2017

September 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating indefinitely

Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Book your place on our tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Garden, to gain an intimate insight into the history and beauty of the award winning gardens at Bowood. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful formal borders, the picking garden, glass houses and the kitchen garden that provides fresh fruit and vegetables for Bowood Hotel and House Restaurant.   Day Itinerary 11am – Meet at the Admission Kiosk (at the Treehouse Cafe) 11am – Tea & Coffee…

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Entrance included in admission to Bowood House & Gardens

Organ Recital in the Bowood House Chapel – 9th September 2017

September 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

With organist Mark Brafield at 2:30pm

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£34.00

‘Capability’ Brown Themed Guided Garden Tour – Friday 15th September 2017

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating indefinitely

Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map
Capability Brown Landscape at Bowood

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. 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…

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£14.00

Living Heritage Game and Country Fair – 23rd & 24th September 2017

September 23 @ 10:00 am - September 24 @ 6:00 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

The Wiltshire Game and Country Fair graces the magnificent grounds of Bowood, an ideal day out for all the family!   THREE dedicated arenas with a whole variety of exciting and informative displays, from Jonathan Marshall’s ‘Free Spirits’ show – an astounding display of horsemanship and falconry to exhilarating horseboarding. A mini festival within the main show. The food halls will feature a line up of local and regional specialty food and drink producers, with particular focus on British food…

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October 2017

LPS Events Duathlon – Sunday 1st October 2017

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

A picturesque route around the estate, taking in stunning scenery of Bowood Lake, The Cascade Waterfall and The Doric Temple. Transition will be located on the finely manicured lawns and under the shadows of Bowood House. For more information and to book your place please click here. Spectators require an admission ticket to Bowood House and Gardens. If you are competing, you will gain free entry into the grounds with your race number which enables access to all our fantastic facilities, including the Treehouse Café, adventure…

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£34.00

Private Walled Gardens Individuals Tour – Wednesday 4th October 2017

October 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating indefinitely

Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Book your place on our tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Garden, to gain an intimate insight into the history and beauty of the award winning gardens at Bowood. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful formal borders, the picking garden, glass houses and the kitchen garden that provides fresh fruit and vegetables for Bowood Hotel and House Restaurant.   Day Itinerary 11am – Meet at the Admission Kiosk (at the Treehouse Cafe) 11am – Tea & Coffee…

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£34.00

‘Capability’ Brown Themed Guided Garden Tour – Friday 13th October 2017

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating indefinitely

Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map
Capability Brown Landscape at Bowood

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. 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…

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Entrance included in admission to Bowood House & Gardens

Organ Recital in the Bowood House Chapel – 14th October 2017

October 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

With Christopher Kent of Tytherton Lucas at 2:30pm

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Normal House & Gardens Admissions Apply

October 2017 Half Term Scarecrow Trail

October 23 @ 11:00 am - October 29 @ 3:00 pm
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore Bowood House & Gardens and discover scarecrows at work! A lovely day out for all the family during October Half Term, following a trail through the beautiful autumnal grounds. Normal House & Gardens admission applies, complimentary to Season Ticket Holders. 11am to 3pm Monday 23rd October to Sunday 29th October To purchase a day ticket online please click here

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