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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.

Thrilling tales coming to Bowhill Theatre

24th April, 2018

A host of new, captivating characters are set to be brought to life in Bowhill Theatre with two upcoming performances. On Saturday 28th April, the theatre will welcome a Splinters Productions Double Bill of Nancy Sleekit & Howard’s Revenge. The performance tells the tale of two intriguing characters in these not-to-be-missed Victorian entertainments. Set in […]

Still time to hop along to Bowhill’s Hot Cross Bun Fun Run

9th April, 2018

A popular series of fun runs set in the picturesque grounds of Bowhill House and Country Estate is set to kick off for 2018. The Hot Cross Bun Fun Run is set to take place on 14th April with 5km and one mile routes, meaning the entire family can take part. Sarah Richardson, Visitor Services […]

Heritage talk kicks off April activity programme at Bowhill

4th April, 2018

Bowhill House and Country Estate’s popular Heritage Talks series is set to return this year and is the first in a line up of events coming to the Estate this month. Taking place on 6th April, the first talk examines the work, lives and reputations of two renowned 18th century portrait painters, Sir Joshua Reynolds […]

Bowhill swings into the visitor season with playground upgrade

20th March, 2018

As Bowhill House and Country Estate prepares to open its doors for the season on 30 March, its playground has undergone a revamp with new equipment for youngsters to enjoy. A group tyre swing and rope tower of over 8m have been added to the playground’s existing offering, creating hours of fun and a new […]

Exciting theatre programme set to launch at Bowhill

9th March, 2018

A packed programme of performances at Bowhill’s intimate theatre is set to launch for the year ahead. The calendar of events kicks off on 9th March with Oscar Wilde’s Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, a classic tale of love, honour, duty, fortune-telling and murder. Performed by a cast from Rocket Theatre, this black comedy follows the […]

Bowhill Ranger recognised for work with Tomorrow’s People

20th December, 2017

A Ranger at Bowhill House and Country Estate has been recognised for his work with young people. Rory Powell received the Tomorrow’s People Local Partner of the Year award at a ceremony at The Savoy in London. Bowhill has been working with Tomorrow’s People for the past four years, helping young adults to develop employability […]

Festive events at Bowhill to get you in the Christmas spirit

22nd November, 2017

The popular Santa Jog is set to return to Bowhill House and Country Estate on 2 December to kick off its festive activities. Following on from the success of its Zombie Jog, which saw more than 100 locals don their best scary costumes and complete a 1 mile or 5k course around the Estate, runners and […]

Magical performance for all the family coming to Bowhill

13th November, 2017

A magical performance combining music, dance and fun is set to grace Bowhill’s theatre on 2nd December. The Princess and the Goblin tells the tale of a goblin who attempts to steal a princess. Watch as the princess tries to avoid him with help from a miner’s son and her mysterious great-grandmother, whom no one […]

Fantastically frightening costumes race in Selkirk

30th October, 2017

Zombies, ghosts and witches were just some of the spooky sights to be seen at Bowhill for its weekend of Halloween events on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October. More than 100 competitors crossed the finish line in fancy dress for the Estate’s one mile and 5k fun run, with more than 250 families and […]

Duo of superb performances coming to Bowhill’s theatre this November

24th October, 2017

Theatre fans can enjoy two very different performances at Bowhill in November with John Nichol and MsFits Theatre Company set to grace its stage. Written and performed by local actor John Nichol, Dr John Stewart Muir: The Beloved Doctor is based on the diaries of Dr Muir, who was medical officer for Selkirk and its […]