Plan Your Next Adventure at Bowood

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

Day Tickets

Bowood House & Gardens is now open for the 2023 season from 1st April – 1st November.

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: 10:00 – 17:00 with last admissions at 16:00 daily.

Bowood House & Gift Shop opens from 10:00 – 16:30 last entry at 16:00.

Adventure Playground and The Den opens from 10:00 closes at 16:45.
*Please be advised that our staff will begin locking the equipment from 16:30.

Treehouse Café opens from 9:30 – 17:00

The Stables Pantry is now open daily, located in Bowood House, serving a seasonal hot and cold buffet, cream teas, and refreshments. 10:00 – 16:30 – Refreshments. 12:00 – 14:15 – Lunch.

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


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
  • Individual Woodland Gardens Guided Tours

Please note these tours must be pre booked.


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.


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.


Food & Drink

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

Macmillan Coffee Morning – Join us in the Treehouse Cafe on Friday 29th September between 9:00 – 11:00 for the word’s biggest coffee morning, to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.



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.


Season Tickets

2023 Season Tickets are no longer available. Keep an eye for our early bird prices for the 2024 season. 

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 early June) is also included. You can visit us as many times as you wish throughout the open season.


Woodland Gardens

The Woodland Gardens are now closed and will re open for the flowering season, mid April to early June 2024.

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.