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 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 […]

Spooky line-up of events taking place at Bowhill House

18th October, 2017

Two Halloween themed events, guaranteed to delight visitors, are set to take place at Bowhill House. Halloween Ghost Walks is a family-friendly activity that will explore some of the ghouls from Bowhill’s past. Led by a guide, the tour will take you on a walk around the atmospheric Estate in the dark. Meanwhile Bowhill’s exhilarating […]

Harvest Festival fun at Bowhill House

20th September, 2017

Bowhill’s popular Harvest Festival is set to return with a host of family activities on Sunday 24 September. Visitors can enjoy chainsaw carving demonstrations, face painting, children’s crafts and harvest themed games as well as explore the grounds of the Estate by trailer on a Bowhill farm tour. Brand new for this year, the festival […]

Superb September events at Bowhill House

14th September, 2017

Scotland’s national poet is set to visit Bowhill House this month as part of its September events programme. Scotland’s Makar, Jackie Kay will recite some of her poems about what it is to be Scottish in Bowhill Theatre on 17 September (7.30pm) as part of the YES (Yarrow, Ettrick and Selkirk) Arts Festival. Later in […]

5th Duchess of Buccleuch hits the screen on TV’s Victoria

11th September, 2017

Staff at Bowhill House in Selkirk are predicting a surge in visitors at the historic house’s Victorian age exhibition thanks to an ITV television series. Series two of ‘Victoria’ has a new main character – Charlotte-Anne Montagu Douglas Scott, 5th Duchess of Buccleuch – played by the star Diana Rigg, famed for her roles in […]

Triple bill of heritage events at Bowhill House this September

22nd August, 2017

The penultimate instalment of Bowhill’s heritage talks series is set to take place on 1 September. From a family history of rebellion to noble Dukes and the treasures held in the Buccleuch Houses, the heritage talks series at Bowhill House has taken visitors on a fascinating journey through time. Titled ‘Beautiful Bowhill’ and led by […]