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 space. Bowood has the capacity for 3,500 cars and can host events up to 10,000 attendees.

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Open Air Concerts

The perfect setting to hold concerts, cinema screenings and theatre performances.

Bowood Estate is licensed to hold events of up to 10,000 people, and within a natural environment. 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.

We welcome smaller corporate family fun days inside House & Gardens.

Take advantage of the extensive Adventure Playground, Grounds plus the convenience of Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort.

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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.

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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 lawn at Bowood benefits from light, well-drained soil.  Please telephone Bowood Events Team on 01249 810961 or email Sarah Forwood to enquire.


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The Gardeners’ Bothy is a beautiful venue within the grounds of Bowood, a perfect setting for talks, workshops, courses, meetings, seminars and private parties.

Accommodating a variety of events and activities, set to suit your occasion. Plenty of floor space allowing a variety of different seating layouts, up to 45 guests theatre style.

Also available to hire for private events including children’s birthday parties, corporate and family celebrations.

For more information, please telephone the Events Team on 01249 810961 or email Sarah Forwood –

Film and photography 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.


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 Sarah Forwood on 01249 810961 or email Sarah Forwood at

Or fill in our enquiry form here: EVENT ENQUIRY FORM