Bowood House and Gardens

Bowood House & Gardens will open to the public for its 48th year in 2023.

Bowood is the magnificent family home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne.

Bowood House began c1720, Bowood House was purchased by the 2nd Earl of Shelburne in 1754 and completed soon afterward.

On display within the numerous Exhibition Rooms are remarkable collections of family heirlooms and works of art built over 250 years.

These include Georgian costumes; Victoriana, Indiana, and superb collections of watercolors, miniatures, and jewelry.

The pleasure grounds cover approximately 100 acres, with formal gardens and terraces immediately around the house.




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