Whether you are a special interest group, U3A, tour operator or a group of friends, there is something to suit all interests at Bowood House & Gardens. With a variety of group packages and guides tours available, you can spend the day exploring the four-acre Private Walled Garden before immersing yourself in the history of Bowood House.

Bowood House & Gardens is currently closed and will open from 29th March – 3rd November 2024.

Our new opening times for the 2024 season have now changed and we will open from 10:30 to 17:30 last admissions 16:30.

House & Gardens

Explore at your own leisure.

Enjoy a beautiful day visiting Bowood House, surrounded by acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscape and stunning gardens. Bowood House, home to the Lansdowne family since 1754, has a fascinating history. The Big House, as it was known, was demolished in 1955, leaving the most perfectly balanced Georgian structure, full of fascinating family memorabilia, including the room in which Dr. Joseph Priestley identified oxygen gas on 1st August 1774. Making 2024, 250 years ago this season.

For Groups of 15 or more our standard admission into Bowood House & Gardens:

2024 Prices:

  • Adult (17+) – £14.30 per person
  • Senior (60+) – £12.40 per person

Add on a Guided House Tour for £7.50 per person.

To enquire please fill out our enquiry form below.

GROUP ENQUIRY FORM

For more information and to book a Group Visit or Tour to Bowood House & Gardens, please email our Group Sales Coordinator – Lisa Kent on l.kent@bowood.org or call 01249 810968.

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2024 Private Walled Garden Tour

Exclusive tour of Bowood’s Private Walled Garden.

For groups of 15 or more.

A truly special experience as our guides tailor each tour to suit the season and the flowers in bloom, from the trailing wisteria to a wall of climbing roses.  Featuring four distinctly different one-acre squares.

  • 90-minute tour of the Walled Gardens
  • Includes admissions to the House & Gardens

From £19.50 per person

  • Include a Cream Tea in The Stables – £25.50 per person
  • Include a one course course lunch in The Stables – £29.00 per person

(Why not add on a guided House Tour at £7.50 per person)

‘We cater for all major dietary requirements. Please ask a member of the team for information and assistance’.

To enquire please fill out our enquiry form below.

GROUP ENQUIRY FORM

Please email our Group Sales Coordinator – Lisa Kent on l.kent@bowood.org or call 01249 810968.

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Woodland Gardens Group Visits

An oasis of bluebells, azaleas, magnolias, and rhododendrons.

For groups of 15 or more.

Woodland Gardens are now closed and will re open for the flowering season mid – April to early – June 2024. Located 2 miles from Bowood House, between Derry Hill and Sandy Lane. This separate attraction is highly recommended in combination with a visit to the House & Gardens.

Woodland Gardens Group Admission only:

  • Adult (17+): £8.40 per person
  • Senior (60+): £7.30 per person

Woodland Gardens and Bowood House & Gardens Group Admission only:

  • Adult (17+): £19.80 per person
  • Senior (60+): £18.20 per person

Woodland Gardens Group Guided Tour: 

  • From £21.00 per person

Including a guided tour of the spectacular Woodland Gardens, tea or coffee and a slice of cake from The Nosh Box.

(Please enquire if you wish combine a visit to Bowood House & Gardens plus a Woodland Gardens Guided Tour on the same day)

To enquire please fill out our enquiry form below.

GROUP ENQUIRY FORM

Please email our Group Sales Coordinator – Lisa Kent on l.kent@bowood.org or call 01249 810968.

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Group Facilities and Information

For groups of 15 or more, we can tailor your visit to your requirements and can arrange catering and dedicated parking for the disabled.

(We cater for all major dietary requirements. Please ask a member of the team for information and assistance.)

To help you promote your visit we can send you leaflets as well as supply you with information and stunning images to use.

Coach drivers receive complimentary access to Bowood House & Gardens and a refreshment voucher to be used within our Treehouse Café.

To enquire please fill out our enquiry form below.

GROUP ENQUIRY FORM

Alternatively email our Group Sales Coordinator – Lisa Kent on l.kent@bowood.org or call: 01249 810968. 

Download Group 2024 Brochure

Children's Birthday Parties

Celebrate at Bowood

Celebrate your child’s special day at Bowood House & Gardens and enjoy access to the Adventure Playground and The Den. Available during Bowood’s open season only.

To enquire please fill out our enquiry form below.

GROUP ENQUIRY FORM

Please email our Group Sales Coordinator – Lisa Kent on l.kent@bowood.org or call 01249 810968.

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Educational Visits

A warm welcome to all eager young minds.

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.

To enquire please fill out our enquiry form below.

GROUP ENQUIRY FORM

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FAQ's

If you have a question about your visit to Bowood, you may find it here.