Estate Open!

Walks, Adventure Playground, Tearoom, Gift Shop and more…

Bowhill House Open Daily in July

Plus find out more about our special August openings…

Bowhill Group Tours

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
bowhill leaflet home page image 2016enchanting 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.

To see our opening times & hours, please click here.


Bowhill’s 138-year-old Smoking Room to open to public for first time

June 16, 2016
A 138-year-old room at Bowhill House – the country home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch – h...
Read more

Get hooked on Bowhill at Neverland Weekend

May 26, 2016
Read more