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Bowood House and Gardens

Type:Historic House / Palace

The Estate Office, Bowood, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0LZ

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About

Home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne, this 18thC house was designed by Robert Adam. On display in the exhibition rooms upstairs is a remarkable collection of family heirlooms built up over 250 years. These include Victoriana, Indiana, silver, porcelain and paintings.

This Wiltshire stately home stands in one of 'Capability' Brown's most beautiful parks with a lake, terraces, waterfall and Doric temple. Adventure playground for children 12 and under and indoor soft play palace. Separate 50-acre rhododendron gardens open for 6 weeks during May and June.

Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
Nearest major road is A4. Between Chippenham and Calne turn into village of Derry Hill.

By Public Transport:
Nearest station is Chippenham station. Need bus or taxi.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accommodation on site
  • Cater for groups
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking
  • Parking (free)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided tours by arrangement

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Opening Times

2019 Opening Times (30 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 18:00

* Please see website for up to date opening times and admission details.

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