Plan Your Next Adventure at Bowood

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

Bowood Gardens & Grounds are open daily from 11am; last admissions at 5pm, closing at 6pm until Monday 1st November 2021.

Following Government Guidelines, please CLICK HERE to view a summary of the expected opening milestones, all are subject to any changes to the Government Guidelines.

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

Dates, Times and Prices

Bowood Gardens & Grounds are now open daily from 11am; last admissions at 5pm, closing at 6pm, until Monday 1st November 2021.

Day Ticket Pricing:

Family 1- 2 Adults + 1 Child (under 12)             £34.75
Family 2- 2 Adults + 2 Children (under 12)      £42.25
Family 3- 2 Adults + 3 Children (under 12)      £50.00
Adult                                                                          £14.25
Senior (60+)                                                             £12.00
Young Adult (13-16)                                                £12.00
Junior (7-12)                                                             £10.75
Child (2-6)                                                                 £8.75

Day Tickets must be purchased in advance. The Adventure Playground is open, you will be asked to pre-book a Playground slot online.

Upgrade your Day Ticket to a Season Ticket on the day! On arrival please speak to a member of our Admissions Team to upgrade your Day Ticket to a 2021 Season Ticket!

Please note: Disabled and carer tickets, receive a 50% discount, only available to purchase on the day at Admissions. You do not need to book Adventure Playground slots in advance, these can be booked on the day at a first come first served basis. Only assistance dogs are permitted inside the Grounds of Bowood House & Gardens.

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Season Tickets

Season Tickets for 2021 are on sale.

Season Ticket Pricing: 
Family 1- 2 Adults + 1 Child (under 12)             £150.00
Family 2- 2 Adults + 2 Children (under 12)      £181.00
Family 3- 2 Adults + 3 Children (under 12)      £212.00
Adult                                                                          £61.50
Senior (60+)                                                             £50.00
Young Adult (13-16)                                                £50.00
Junior (7-12)                                                             £49.00
Child (2-6)                                                                 £35.50

Season Ticket Holders are not be required to book playground sessions online. These can be booked on arrival at admissions on a first come first served basis.

Please note: Disabled and carer tickets, receive a 50% discount, available at Admissions.

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Bowood's Private Garden Tours

An award-winning garden made up of four distinctly different one-acre squares. Closed to the public but available for group bookings and for visitors to book onto our Individual Private Walled Garden Guided Tours throughout the season, as below:

LORD AND LADY LANSDOWNE’S PRIVATE WALLED GARDEN TOURS- On selective dates throughout the season, you can purchase a place on an exclusive guided tour.

HEAD GARDENER TOUR WITH DAVID GLASS –New for 2021, enjoy a fascinating tour of Bowood’s spectacular gardens, with David Glass, Bowood’s Head Gardener for over 13 years.

PURCHASE TICKETS

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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.

The Stables Restaurant is currently closed until further notice. The Treehouse Café is open for takeaways, during the open season.

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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.

The House and Gift Shop will remain closed, until Monday 17th May.

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