The Gardeners' Bothy

A beautiful venue within the grounds of Bowood, available for private hire.

Seminars and Meetings

Available for hire!

The Gardeners’ Bothy is a beautiful venue within the grounds of Bowood, originally built in the early 1900’s as a home for the gardeners. The perfect setting to host meetings and seminars, with plenty of floor space to create a variety of different seating layouts; up to 45 guests theatre style.  Refreshments can be served in the Stables within Bowood House, subject to availability.


Birthday Parties

Celebrate at Bowood!

For children up to the age of 12, we have put together the ideal Birthday Party Package!  Held in the Gardeners’ Bothy within Bowood House & Gardens.


Workshops and Classes

Set to suit your occasion.

An ideal space for workshops, lectures and classes. Accommodating garden courses, art and photography workshops, yoga and pilate classes plus it has all the facilities to host lectures and presentations.




A warm welcome awaits you…

The Gardeners’ Bothy has been renovated to offer groups, private parties and corporate meetings a warm welcome.  The building is surrounded by windows looking out towards the grounds of Bowood.  Facilities include trestle tables and chairs with plenty of space for different layouts, an overhead projector, internet connection and speakers. Toilet facilities are within the building.

For more information please call 01249 810961 or email Sarah Forwood –