What's On

Bowood House & Gardens

We have a whole host of exciting events this season at Bowood House & Gardens.
Back for 2021, we are hosting a number of  Garden Tours around Bowood’s beautiful Private Walled Gardens and brand new this year, our Head Gardener Tours. Returning to Bowood, the Crafty Gardener Workshops are running throughout the season.  

Classic Ibiza returns for a two-night concert this summer and we there are two fantastic  Sporting Events taking place this year – the Bowood Tri and Outlaw Triathlon.

More events coming soon….

April Events

Bowood's Big Spring Adventure - 1st to 18th April

The Bowood Easter Bunny is back with his friends and has left some clues around the Estate for you to find.

May events

Bowood's Head Gardener Tours - Tuesday 18th May 2021

Enjoy a fascinating tour of Bowood’s spectacular gardens, with David Glass, Bowood’s Head Gardener for over 13 years.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 21st May 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Planning Planting Workshop - 26th May 2021

£105pp - On this day long workshop we share the key tips and techniques that professionals use to keep gardens looking great all year round.

June Events

Summer Posy Making Workshop - 2nd & 16th June

Courses that help you learn tips, techniques and short-cuts to transform your garden into a beautiful outdoor space.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 4th June 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 11th June 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Bowood's Head Gardener Tours - Tuesday 15th June 2021

Enjoy a fascinating tour of Bowood’s spectacular gardens, with David Glass, Bowood’s Head Gardener for over 13 years.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 25th June 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Bowood Triathlon - 26th & 27th June 2021

Swim, cycle and run through the beautiful Bowood Estate, home to the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne.

July events

Bowood's Failsafe Plants - 7th July 2021

£75pp - On this half-day workshop we will spill the beans and reveal the plants that we rely on to work well in any garden.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 9th July 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Clive Nichols Photography Workshop - 9th July 2021

Improve your outdoor practical photography amid the summer delights of Bowood’s magnificent gardens.

Bowood's Head Gardener Tours - Tuesday 13th July

Enjoy a fascinating tour of Bowood’s spectacular gardens, with David Glass, Bowood’s Head Gardener for over 13 years.

Giffords Circus - 15th - 19th July 2021

Giffords Circus is coming to Bowood House & Gardens for the very first time.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 16th July 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 23rd July 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Classic Ibiza - 23rd & 24th July 2021

Classic Ibiza will take you on a magical rollercoaster ride here at Bowood House & Gardens, of dance music's most iconic tracks.

August Events

Creative Plans Workshop - 4th August 2021

£105pp - This day long workshop reveals a tried and tested method for planning a garden that will connect your garden to the house.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 6th August 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Wednesday 11th August 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 20th August 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

September Events

Summer Screens Open Air Cinema - 1st September 2021

Summer Screens presents Les Miserables at Bowood House & Gardens

Summer Screens Open Air Cinema - 2nd September 2021

Summer Screens presents Dirty Dancing at Bowood House & Gardens

Summer Screens Open Air Cinema - 3rd September 2021

Summer Screens presents The Greatest Showman at Bowood House & Gardens

Private Walled Garden Tour - Wednesday 8th September 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Outlaw Triathlon - 12th September 2021

This is a unique opportunity to swim, bike and run within magnificent grounds, including the spectacular mile long still-water lake.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 24th September 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

October Events

Failsafe Plants - 6th & 20th October

Courses that help you learn tips, techniques and short-cuts to transform your garden into a beautiful outdoor space.

Private Walled Garden Tour - Friday 8th October 2021

Tailored to the season and the flowers in bloom, each month we hold a guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Garden.

Bowood's Autumn Adventure - October Half Term 2021

Join us this October Half Term for our popular Autumn trail through the Arboretum. More information coming soon...