Plan Your Next Adventure at Bowood

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

Please note: Bowood House & Gardens will continue to operate as a cash free site.

Day Tickets

Bowood House & Gardens is open daily.

Included within your Day Ticket is access to Bowood House, Terrace Gardens, Grounds, Adventure Playground and The Den. Day Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Opening hours will be: 10:30 – 17:30 with last admissions at 16:30.

Only assistance dogs are permitted inside the Grounds of Bowood House & Gardens. 

We offer Disability and their registered Carer day tickets which are discounted at 50% off our standard day ticket prices and can be purchased online. Please show the relevant paperwork at admissions along with your day ticket confirmation email.

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES HOUR: On the first Saturday of every month throughout the season, we will be opening the Adventure Playground, The Den and Treehouse Café an hour earlier to visitors with additional needs or hidden disabilities. This session is inclusive to immediate family members or carers of those with a registered disability ticket. Opening from 9:30am. For more information, please contact our Management team at houseandgardens@bowood.org

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Season Tickets

2024 Season Tickets are no longer available for this season. Our Early Bird Season Tickets for 2025 go on sale towards the end of this year. 

Included in your Season Ticket:
Access to Bowood House, Terrace Gardens and Grounds, the Adventure Playground and The Den.
Access to the Woodland Gardens (mid April to 2nd June) is also included. You can visit us as many times as you wish throughout the open season.

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Garden Tours

On selective dates throughout the open season, between April until September you can purchase a place on an exclusive guided tour.

  • Individual Private Walled Garden Guided Tours
  • Individual Head Gardener Guided Tours

Please note these tours must be pre booked.

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Group Visits

A warm welcome awaits you…

Bowood House, home to the Lansdowne family, 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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Educational Visits

Here at Bowood House & Gardens we are passionate about exciting educational experiences that inspire young minds and bring learning to life.

Join us for an immersive visit where you can admire the wonders of our natural world and learn more about our rich local history. Every session is packed with hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations and fascinating stories to ignite curiosity that will last a lifetime.

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Food & Drink

The Treehouse Café, Stables Café and the Ice-Cream Kiosk.

 

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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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Woodland Gardens

The Woodland Gardens are now closed and will re open mid April to early June 2025.

A separate attraction with a separate entrance to Bowood House & Gardens. The entrance is just off the A342, Devizes Road, between Derry Hill and Sandy Lane villages.

Only open for 6 weeks during the flowering season. Covering over 30 acres, this garden is an oasis of bluebells, azaleas, magnolias, and rhododendrons. Considered to be one of the most exciting gardens of its type in the country with over 30 hardy hybrids, which were thought to be extinct.

 

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