Whether you’re a tour operator, special interest group or planning to visit with friends and family, we have a variety of group packages and guided tours for all interest.
Explore at your own leisure.
Open everyday until the 3rd November 2019.
Enjoy a beautiful day visiting Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s family home, 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 discovered oxygen gas on 1st August, 1774.
Group Prices for 15 or more
Exclusive tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Gardens.
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.
During October our dahlia’s, rudbeckia’s and hydrangeas are in colour but also the Autumn colours from the shrubs and Trees.
Bowood Park is unique, the evolution of its creation is a story in itself.
Allow our garden guides to transport you back 250 years to explain Brown’s extraordinary achievement. The park is considered to be one of ‘Capability’ Brown’s finest creations. With a mix of wooded plantations and sweeping lawns leading down to a mile long winding lake, the Bowood landscape has an exceptionally interesting history, which will be revealed in this tour.
During Autumn you can expect to see the most breathtaking autumnal colours as you explore the grounds that come alive at this time of year. Awash with crisp oranges and deep red hues, it’s worth wrapping up warm and enjoying the beauty of our Arboretum.
An oasis of bluebells, azaleas, magnolias and rhododendrons.
Woodland Gardens are now closed and will re-open again late April to early June 2020, 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.
2020 prices coming soon…VIEW
For groups of 15 or more we can tailor your visit to your requirements and can arrange catering and dedicated parking for the disabled.
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 lunch voucher to be redeemed in the Treehouse Café.
For more information or to book please call 01249 810 961 or email: email@example.com
(Please enquire for prices if you wish to arrange a combined group visit to the Woodland Gardens with one of our House & Garden Tours. Please note that this attraction requires walking on some uneven terrain and may not be suitable for those with mobility issues.)
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Bowood House. In spite of the rain, several hardy souls managed to see a lot of the gardens and we all thought the house and contents were amazing.Thanks to all who made the visit so pleasant. The room attendants were very friendly and full of information, which greatly added to our appreciation of the day.Jackie Gould, June 2019
Please accept my sincere thanks, again, for our most interesting visit to Bowood House yesterday. All of our members commented upon how much they had enjoyed the day: the House, the excellent lunch and, in particular, the revelation which was the tour of the Walled Garden.Chris Davies, June 2019