Important Notice

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

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You must pre-book tickets in advance of your visit online.

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VISIT US WITH COMPLETE CONFIDENCE

From 19th July – We want to make sure that everyone who visits Bowood House & Gardens can have fun and do so safely. Here are a few points to bear in mind to ensure you and our other visitors enjoy their visit.

The Treehouse Café is open for takeaways with some seating now available inside, whilst facemasks are no longer a legal requirement, we encourage their use in all indoor areas.

We ask our guests to observe good hygiene practices when they visit by washing their hands in any of the public toilets within our facilities upon arrival and regularly during their visit.

We do ask that when visiting Bowood, you follow the government guidelines.

OPENING TIMES:
The grounds open at 11:00am, with last admissions at 17:00, closing at 18:00. After the Autumn clock change on the 30th October, last admissions will be at 16:00 closing at 17:00.


CHILDREN
Please remember that all children (under the age of 16) visiting Bowood must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 18 or over), with a valid Day Ticket or Season Ticket, at all times.


ACCESSIBLE TOILETS AND CHANGING FACILITIES
Accessible toilets are initially provided in the Treehouse Café.
Baby changing facilities are available in the Treehouse Café and next to the Adventure Playground.
Please ask a member of the team if you require any assistance.

GROUNDS & GARDENS – OPEN
The grounds and gardens opened on 1st April.
Please keep children and other vulnerable people supervised and safe, especially around the lake and cascade.
Please observe all notices during your visit – they are there for the safety of visitors and staff.
Do not stray into cordoned-off areas.
Under no circumstances should anything be picked or eaten from the grounds or gardens.
While you are welcome to bring your own picnic, the use of barbecues within Bowood is strictly prohibited.
Wheelchairs can be borrowed, subject to availability.


ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND & THE DEN – OPEN
The outdoor areas of the Adventure Playground, along with the outdoor area of The Den, are open.
Hand Sanitizer is available throughout the grounds.
Please note, currently, the Ball Pit, Wendy House, Flying Fox, Soft Play, The Activity Barn (indoors) of The Den will remain closed until further notice.
Litter Bins are available, we do ask if you could please take litter home with you.

BOWOOD HOUSE – OPEN
Bowood House and Gift Shop open from – 11:30am – 3:30pm each day.


EATING AND DRINKING
The Treehouse Café is open for Takeaways. With some tables available inside. In line with government guidelines, you must wear a face mask on entering the Treehouse Café and follow the one-way system and social distancing rules.
The Ice Cream Kiosk within the Adventure Playground is open.
The Stables Restaurant located within the House is closed and will not open again until the 2022 Season.

FIRST AID
There are several members of staff who are trained in first aid, including specific COVID training. Please note however they are equipped to treat minor injuries only. Please ask a member of staff to direct you to the nearest first aider.


LOST PERSONS
In the event that a child or other vulnerable person becomes separated from your party, please make your way to Admissions to report the matter.


PARKING
Please allow distancing between cars in the car park.
Please do not leave pets in parked cars.
If you use our car parks, you do so at your own risk. Bowood is not able to accept any responsibility for damage, accidents, or losses.


SMOKING
Please note that smoking or vaping are not permitted on site.

QUESTIONS
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