Bowhill House Open

Discover a wealth of fascinating history, stunning art and beautiful architecture in one of Scotland’s finest historic houses.

Bowhill group tours

Travel trade, educational and private groups are welcome year round. Learn more.

A magical day out for the whole family…

Deep in the heart of the Scottish Borders, beside winding glens and heathery hills, an enchanting country estate awaits you. And at its centre is a magnificent country home reflected in a loch with rooftops framed by rich forestry.

Welcome to Bowhill.

This majestic House and its Estate have been the centre of life in this rural oasis for more than 200 years. Bowhill enjoys a regal seat in the heart of the ancient royal hunting forest of Ettrick and is blessed with an abundance of glorious scenery. For outdoor activities, family days out, House tours full of history and art, weddings, private events and field sports, you’ll find this is a truly magical place. Make it top of your list of places to see in the Borders and you won’t be disappointed.

To see our opening dates, please click here.You’ll find all our upcoming events on our What’s On page or by downloading our 2018 Events Programme.

What's On at Bowhill

Fairy Training With The Fairy Godmother

Wednesday 1st August, 10.30am, 11.30am, 2pm & 3pm
The Fairy Godmother is looking for some help with her spells. She'll bring magic, hope and sparkle and her Willow Fairy Den as well! Enjoy ...

Latest News

18th century Boulle Commode restored to former glory

July 16, 2018
Visitors can take a closer look at an exquisitely decorated commode designed by renowned French cabi...
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Bairns invited to explore Bowhill’s history this summer

July 9, 2018
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