Plan Your Next Adventure at Bowood

The perfect place for a family visit, with something for everyone.

Bowood House & Gardens has re-opened to Day Visitors.
Please note: Bowood House, Soft Play, The Den, Stables Restaurant and Treehouse Cafe remain closed at this time. 

We look forward to welcoming you to Bowood.

Day Visitors must book their tickets online – here.

HHA members do not need to book in advance. 

(Please note only working Assistance Dogs are permitted at Bowood House & Gardens)

Dates, Times and Prices

Bowood House & Gardens is now open to Day Visitors who must pre-book tickets in advance.

HHA Members do not need to pre-book tickets, please show your membership card at the admissions kiosk.

Please note: Bowood House, Soft Play, The Den, Stables Restaurant and Treehouse Cafe remain closed at this time. 

2020 Season Tickets and Gift Vouchers available. Day Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

2020 DAY TICKET PRICES: 

  • Adult (aged 17+) £13.50
  • Young Adult (aged 13-16) £11.25
  • Senior Citizen (60+ years) £11.25
  • Junior (7 to 12 years) £10.25
  • Child (aged 2-6 years) £8.25

All visitors with disabilities and their carers/assistants are charged at half the normal admission rate. Children under 2 years old are complimentary and do not need a ticket.

Unfortunately, only assistance dogs are permitted inside the Grounds of Bowood House & Gardens.  Students are charged at our normal group rates.

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2020 Season Tickets

Enjoy the benefits of a 2020 Season Ticket.

Visit Bowood House & Gardens, the Adventure Playground, as often as you wish during the 2020 season*.
Please note: Bowood House, Soft Play, The Den, Stables Restaurant and Treehouse Cafe remain closed at this time. 

2020 Season Ticket Prices (valid from 1st June to 1st November 2020:

  • Family Option 1 (2 adults + 1 child under 12) – £104.00
  • Family Option 2 (2 adults + 2 children under 12) – £125.00
  • Family Option 3 (2 adults + 3 children under 12) – £147.00
  • Adult (aged 17+) – £43.00
  • Young Adult (aged 13-16) – £35.00
  • Senior (aged 60+) – £35.00
  • Junior (aged 7-12) – £34.00
  • Child (aged 2-6) – £25.00

Children under 2 years old are complimentary and do not need a ticket.
*Please note: Bowood House, The Den and Soft Play are not currently available.

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Group Visits

A warm welcome awaits you…

Bowood House, home to the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne, is surrounded by 2,000 acres of Grade 1 listed ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland, the award-winning Walled Gardens and spring Woodland Gardens. Whether you are a tour operator, special interest group or planning to visit with friends and family, we have a variety of group packages and guided tours.

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School Visits

Beautifully inspired learning…

Bowood House & Gardens have created a fun, educational programme for Nursery and Primary Schools offering a variety of topics to stimulate and inspire.

  • World War I
  • Shapes and Numbers
  • Oxygen to Photosynthesis
  • Bowood Nature Detectives
  • Architecture and Landscapes
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Food & Drink

The Treehouse Cafe, Stables Restaurant and the Ice-Cream Kiosk.

Relax with a hot drink as the children play in the Adventure Playground. Enjoy a beautiful seasonal buffet in The Stables Restaurant with ingredients from Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Garden. Feel like a picnic? Take away a sandwich or a salad from the Treehouse Café and enjoy within the beautiful grounds.

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Gift Shop

Complete your trip by visiting Bowood’s Terrace Gift Shop.

Located within the House offering an array of locally sourced food products, Bowood souvenirs, a range of delightful homewares and a selection of books.

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Forthcoming Special Events