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The latest news from Bowhill House and Estate

One of the best things about visiting such a big and varied estate is that there’s always something different going on. Here are just a few of the latest happenings.

Bowhill House keeps its gold status with Green Tourism Award

21st June, 2017

Bowhill House and Country Estate retained its gold Green Tourism Award for the fourth time following glowing feedback from the awarding body during a rigorous inspection. The visitor destination in Selkirk, which has retained its gold status since it was first awarded in 2009, was commended for the work its Ranger service carries out with […]

Fairy-tale fun for all the family at Bowhill

14th June, 2017

Second to the right and straight on till morning was the call to Lost Boys and Tinkerbells for a magical weekend at Bowhill House and Country Estate. The recent Peter Pan-themed weekend, attracted hundreds of families to the Borders as the Bowhill rangers welcomed 569 visitors across the three days of activity. Families braved the […]

Archaeology fans are sure to dig Bowhill’s latest event

12th June, 2017

Beginners will get a chance to try their hands at excavation work, with exciting archaeology workshops lined up at Bowhill House and Country Estate in Selkirk this month. Four ‘Dig Bowhill’ sessions – organised to celebrate VisitScotland’s year of History, Heritage and Archaeology – will take place on June 24 and 25 to explore the […]

Fly to Neverland for a fairy-tale family weekend

24th May, 2017

Second to the right and straight on till morning is the call to Lost Boys and Tinkerbells this bank holiday for a magical weekend at Bowhill House and Country Estate. The Peter Pan-themed weekend, from 11am-4pm every day from Saturday 27 May until Monday 29 May, is perfect for little ones – and parents who […]

Take a journey through time at Bowhill House

10th May, 2017

To celebrate the rich history of Bowhill House, a series of talks has been organised to take visitors on a fascinating journey through time. The five-part series of talks will take place in Bowhill’s Theatre – once a game larder and now an intimate setting for an array of theatrical performances. Held to mark VisitScotland’s […]

Jazz icon’s secrets revealed at Bowhill Theatre

8th May, 2017

Bowhill Theatre will welcome Mike Maran Productions for a musical performance entitled ‘A Funny Valentine’ inspired by iconic American jazz figure Chet Baker. This story – written by Mike Maran– follows the life of Chet from jazz clubs to prison and unveils the secrets of his mysterious death. The production features a popular soundtrack of […]

Wartime tale comes to Bowhill Theatre

11th April, 2017

Bowhill Theatre is set to welcome Beyond Eternity Promotions for a thought-provoking performance of ‘Meet Tommy Atkins’. This acclaimed play – written by playwright, actor and musician Peter Gill – depicts the reality of war, its horrors and unexpected joys, through the eyes of one man, a simple ‘Tommy’. Arriving at Bowhill Theatre on Friday […]

Crack open the fun at Bowhill’s Easter events

13th March, 2017

Families venturing into the Scottish Borders this spring need to look no further for entertainment this Easter as Bowhill House and Country Estate has a host of events covered. The first activity to kick start the 2017 season at Bowhill is its Hot Cross Bun Fun Run on Saturday 8th April. Earn a medal and […]

Gothic legend gets its teeth into Bowhill Theatre

7th March, 2017

Bowhill Theatre is set to welcome Northumberland Theatre Company for a thrilling performance of Dracula…. The Travesty! This unique production of a well-loved, classic tale features wolves, bats, the Brides of Dracula plus plenty of humour and a fantastic soundtrack. Arriving at Bowhill Theatre on Friday 17 March at 8pm, this gothic fable is a […]

Alternative Burns Supper returns to Bowhill

9th January, 2017

A Burns supper with a twist will take place at Bowhill Theatre as IDEOMS Theatre Company brings its unique take on the infamous bard’s works to the Borders on Saturday, 28 January. Visitors are promised an evening of unique and quirky entertainment as a fun celebration of Robert Burns, and enjoy supper and a dram […]