Events

Join in the fun at Bowhill Estate

If you can think of a fun and sociable way to spend your time, chances are it happens at Bowhill. With its gardens, theatre and estate; the house makes a superb stage for many different types of event, and there’s probably something exciting coming soon.

Ranger Led Walks

Ranger Led Walks

Wednesday 25th April, 1:30pm - 3:30pm.

Join the Bowhill Ranger for a guided walk where each session will focus on a different topic ranging from biodiversity in the woodlands to wildlife watching.

Nutty’s Little Squirrel Club – April

Nutty’s Little Squirrel Club – April

27th April, 2pm.

Join the ranger for woodland fun & games for toddlers and little ones (under 6's) at Nutty's Little Squirrels every Friday between April & September.

Splinters Productions Double Bill: Nancy Sleekit & Howard’s Revenge

Splinters Productions Double Bill: Nancy Sleekit & Howard’s Revenge

Saturday 28th April, 8pm

Meet Nancy – widow, with three husbands who all died in mysterious circumstances, and Howard, playing the lead role of Rob Roy MacGregor at Edinburgh’s Theatre Royal.

Heritage Talks

Heritage Talks

Friday 4th May, 2pm.

Our popular series of Heritage Talks return. The talks will be held at 2pm the 1st Friday of the month from April onward and will include a cream tea.

Tree Climbing

Tree Climbing

Saturday, 5th May. 10am - 4pm.

Something completely new for the Scottish Borders – tree climbing! Your chance to climb a more than 100 year old Scots Pine or Oak with ropes and expert tuition.

Archery

Archery

Sunday 6th May, 11am - 3pm.

Come along and try archery with Barons Folly Archers. Whether you are an expert or more of a Robin Hood wannabe, the club will ensure you have a great experience.

Mousetale Puppets: Oscar’s Amazing Space Adventure

Mousetale Puppets: Oscar’s Amazing Space Adventure

Sunday 6th May, 3pm.

Join Oscar and his new friend, Zimmy, as they blast off through the solar system in search of Quagroon rocks, in this fantastic kids show at Bowhill Theatre.

May Day in its Hey Day

May Day in its Hey Day

Monday 7th May. 11am - 4pm.

Join us as we try to recreate a Victorian themed family friendly fayre. With hook a duck, tin can alley, skittles and don’t forget Punch and Judy! You can also discover a real Victorian love story in our exhibition and take a tour of Bowhill to see how a Georgian mansion was transformed in the Victorian era.

Saturday Ranger Club

Saturday Ranger Club

Saturday 12th May, 11am - 1pm.

Returning for a 3rd year, Saturday Club will bring the fun of Holiday Club to the weekends. We have fun activities for boys & girls who love the outdoors.

Sunrise Wildlife Watch

Sunrise Wildlife Watch

Wednesday 16th May, 5am - 7am.

The early bird catches the worm. Join the Bowhill ranger for an early morning wildlife watch followed by a delicious home cooked breakfast in our Minstrel Tearoom.