Bowood has been the Lansdowne family home since 1754.
The present Marquis took on management of the 4,000 acre Estate in 1972 and has assiduously pursued a wide range of diversification opportunities. All who work here take great pride in developing and protecting such an outstanding Estate, at the heart of the local community.
Long-term stewardship of Bowood’s unique resources has been at the core of the Estate’s management for over 250 years.
Bowood’s sustainability policy is to continually reduce the environmental impact of all of our activities. We are committed to safeguarding the Estate’s heritage assets and landscape while contributing to the fight against climate change.
A wide range of one to nine bedroom properties, set in rural and village locations.
The Estate manages a selection of properties, from grand farmhouses, to gate lodges and cosy cottages. Situated in a variety of locations throughout the Estate, many of the properties benefit from the outstanding beauty of the Park.
Modern office and workshop accommodation, with units ranging from 100 sq ft to 2,500 sq ft.
Forest Gate is the perfect location for small and medium sized businesses who value high quality office space or light industrial premises in a unique environment. Located on the edge of Chippenham, Forest Gate is well connected to the M4 and enjoys direct mainline access to London Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham railway station.
Bowood Estate, in the heart of Wiltshire is an ideal location for shooting films and photo shoots.
The private Georgian House sits amongst stunning scenery offering far reaching views across the ‘Capability’ Brown landscape.
Coarse and fly fishing on Bowood Lake, and trout fishing on the chalk stream Calstone Lake.
Bowood offers a range of unique fishing opportunities, with both annual permits (number limited) and individual fishing days under the supervision of an experienced guide.
Annual permits to ride an exclusive 6-mile route through the heart of the Estate.
A limited number of annual permits are available for horse riders to follow a set route through Bowood’s stunning park, taking riders through a diverse landscape of woodland, grassy rides and parkland rich in flora and fauna.
2,600 acres of let agricultural land, from small paddocks to large blocks of arable ground.
The Estate’s agricultural land includes a variety of free-draining soils, typically with a predominant sand and loam content. Farm buildings and farm yards also occasionally become available to let, which may be suitable for a range of uses.