Amazing Outdoor Events Venue in Wiltshire

Bowood combines acres of event space with the spectacular backdrop of one of England’s finest Georgian Houses, the perfect venue to host corporate events, concerts, festivals and sporting events. 

Festivals and Shows

With its unparalleled setting, acres of parking space and multiple entrance and exit points, Bowood is functional as it is beautiful.

Bowood Estate, in Wiltshire is the perfect venue for country fairs, festivals and outdoor shows, with acres of immaculate space with multiple entrances and exit points. Bowood has the car capacity of 3,500 cars and can host events up to 10,000 attendees.

In 2019, we had Bowood’s Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, Classic Ibiza and Wiltshire’s Game & Country Fair.

Open Air Concerts

The perfect setting to hold open air concerts, firework displays, cinema screenings and theatre performances.

Bowood Estate is licensed to hold events of up to 10,000 people, and with no near neighbours and a natural amphitheatre set within the land, it is ideal for displays.  The extensive road network within the park makes access easy for marshaling cars and holding events for thousands of guests.

Family Fun Days and Team Building Activities

Inspire your employees in a fun and competitive environment. The options are truly endless in the space and tranquillity of Bowood.

Create a memorable occasion with the backdrop of one of the most beautiful stately homes in Wiltshire. Here at Bowood we have acres of beautiful parkland to build your event, perfect for outdoor activities. Plus access to the beautiful House & Gardens.

Take advantage of the extensive Adventure Playground and Tractor Ted’s Little Farm, plus the convenience of Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort.

Sporting Events

An incredible location offering outstanding beauty, enjoyed by participants and their supporters.

Estate roads, a mile long lake, endless fields to country footpaths, Bowood can host a range of sporting events.  A very special event site combining acres of space with stunning beauty.

Car Shows

Classic Car and Supercar Shows

Bowood welcomes car clubs, rallies and enthusiasts to display their cars in front of the beautiful backdrop of Bowood House to showcase to the public.  The grass at Bowood benifits from light, well-drained soil continually mown from March to November.  Please telephone Bowood’s Event Team on 01249 812 102 or email to enquire.

Bowood’s Classic Car & Motorcycle Show returned to Bowood in May and recently in August 2019.

Film Location

Bowood Estate, in the heart of Wiltshire,  an ideal location for filming and photoshoots. The private Georgian House sits amongst stunning scenery offering far-reaching views across the ‘Capability’ Brown landscape. Bowood has been used as a location for a multitude of TV shows and movies.

We have created a fascinating document showcasing the A-Z of the most popular locations for filming on the Bowood Estate. To find out more, click on the link below and get in touch.



Who to contact

Arranging a site visit…

The Bowood team have extensive experience of hosting large-scale events and will be pleased to discuss the plans for your event in more detail.

Please telephone Bowood Events Team on 01249 810 960 or email

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