Located in Wiltshire, 45 minutes from Bristol and up to 2 hours from SW London.  Bowood House, the exterior and wider estate provides many interesting and unique features for period dramas, modern films, factual documentaries and photoshoots.




Film Location

Vast woodlands, estate roads, formal gardens to the Georgian House and ‘Capability’ Brown parkland; Bowood provides inspiring locations for all kinds of filming and photoshoots.

Wonderfully located in the heart of Wiltshire, making it easily accessible from major roads (M4, A4) with acres of space for unit vehicles. Accommodation on the Estate at Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort, which also has a helicopter pad.

Bowood has featured in the following:

  • One Man and His Dog – 2006
  • BBC The Apprentice, Series 4 – 2008
  • BBC Antiques Roadshow, Series 38 – 2016
  • Poldark, Series 4 – 2018
  • BBC Countryfile – 2018

Bowood has many features including manicured gardens, a private walled garden, a beautiful cascade, a folly, a mile long lake, an arboretum, farmland and woodlands with many estate cottages.  Bowood House interiors include an Orangery, an ornate Chapel and a decorative Library overlooking an Italian-inspired terrace garden.

If you are considering Bowood for the location of your television programme, film, drama or photo shoot, please email your proposal to a.nutland@bowood.org or to discuss specific requirements call 01249 812102.