Spring Walks | Why You Should Visit Bowood House & Gardens

At Bowood House & Gardens, we’re getting excited for our reopening this spring!

There’s nothing better than dusting off the cobwebs and embarking on some beautiful spring walks; after a long winter, it’s often a rejuvenating experience.

Join us for an unforgettable adventure, discovering Wiltshire’s rolling hills, basking in the early sun and exploring our stunning gardens.

Step inside for a magical spring experience…

Spend Quality Time With Your Loved Ones

At Bowood House & Gardens, we’re lucky enough to have the stunning backdrop of Wiltshire’s countryside, offering spectacular views for our visitors to enjoy.

The historic estate, which dates back to the 18th century, promises a serene outdoor setting for all ages. Why not explore the vast expanse of lawns, woodland walks, and stunning gardens, taking advantage of the opportunity to reconnect with both nature and your loved ones?

Bowood House & Gardens provides a beautiful setting for you to relax, unwind and enjoy the things that truly matter.

Discover the Magnificent Gardens

Bowood House & Gardens is home to over 100 acres of immaculate gardens and the undulating Capability Brown landscape.

Why not come along and discover the early, colourful blooms of magnolias, rhododendrons, and azaleas throughout the Woodland Gardens? Don’t miss this spectacular display of spring flowers; it’s the perfect way to welcome back the sun after a long and dreary winter.

Take a leisurely stroll through the gardens, admire the beauty and fragrant aromas of the blooms and, for an extra sense of speciality, why not take part in our brand-new Woodland Garden guided tour?

Offering an exclusive look at the grand sweep of colours formed by hundreds of shrubs, these guided spring walks are the perfect way to explore our grounds. They’re running on selected dates only and will fill-up fast, so make sure to book in advance.

Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family

Bowood House & Gardens offers a variety of outdoor activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Meander through the arboretum, stroll around Bowood Lake and, for younger members of the family, explore the adventure playground or the Big Spring Adventure.

Why not pack a gourmet picnic and enjoy a relaxing lunch in our remarkable surroundings?

Discover a Treat for the Senses

In addition to the visual feast that our gardens provide, Bowood House & Gardens also offers a sensory experience like no other.

During your spring walks, discover the fragrant blooms of the flowers and the tranquil sound of the lake, drinking in the sights, sounds, and smells of nature.

The peaceful, serene surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for your spring adventure.

Explore the Bowood Estate’s Rich History

Why not bring your family to explore our estate’s rich history? We have exhibitions throughout, and plenty of staff on hand to help!

The House also offers a glimpse into the grandeur and elegance of the Georgian era. Here, you can admire the impressive collection of art, furniture, and antiques on display.

Tour The Stunning Private Walled Gardens

In addition to the house tour, you can also explore Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s beautiful Private Walled Gardens. This exclusive tour takes you behind the scenes, offering a fascinating insight into Bowood’s history.

Bowood House & Gardens is the perfect destination for those looking to experience the magic of spring in the heart of Wiltshire. From its stunning gardens and outdoor activities to its rich history and sensory experience, there’s certainly something for everyone.

So, why not plan a visit and experience the beauty of this magnificent estate for yourself?