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.

Spot the difference at Bowhill House Unique preservation techniques protecting historic furnishings

28th July, 2015

Visitors to Bowhill House would be forgiven for worrying about stepping over heirloom carpets and flooring. However, the stunning historic property has revealed new, innovative and intricate techniques employed to preserve the paths taken during house tours, which attract thousands of people per season. Carpets and floors in four rooms throughout the property, including the […]

Bowhill shows true community spirit

17th July, 2015

Bowhill House and Country Estate is showing its community spirit with the re-introduction of its Community Fund. This season, the Estate has £1,000 to give away in small donations of up to £500 to community groups in the central Scottish Borders in need of funding support. In previous years, Bowhill has sponsored Selkirk Rhinos’ rugby […]

Join in the fun at Bowhill

28th May, 2015

Bowhill is inviting all the family to the Estate to join in the fun and take part in the many Ranger activities on offer. The Family Ranger Club runs every Sunday until September, offering outdoor adventures for youngsters and adults alike. At the club, families will have the chance to find out what it’s like […]

Make the most of sunny May days at Bowhill

23rd April, 2015

Bowhill is inviting all the family along to bring in summer at the Estate and enjoy a series of exciting activities throughout May. The month promises an array of fun-packed events from special guided walks to a fantastic theatre show. May will kick off with a special performance at Bowhill theatre entitled The Straw Chair […]

Golden opportunity to have a laugh at Bowhill

16th April, 2015

Bowhill’s next theatre show promises to be full of laughs when Peter Gill takes to the stage with his show ‘The Golden Age of Musical Satire’. The one-man-and-his-piano show features some of the funniest songs of the past century in an impressive 90-minute performance. The audience can expect to hear favourites including Monty Python’s  ‘Always […]

Easter bonanza to celebrate 2015 season launch

24th March, 2015

Bowhill House and Country Estate is set to launch its 2015 season with a day of egg-citing Easter fun. Visitors are expected to flock to Bowhill for the new season opening on April 3 to enjoy attractions including Nutty the Squirrel soft play, the Minstrel Tearoom and the recently-upgraded Adventure Playground which includes new equipment […]

Up-and-coming writers showcased at Bowhill theatre

4th March, 2015

Bowhill Theatre is set to play host to Northumberland Theatre Company as it returns with an evening of entertainment on March 12. From 8pm, six actors will perform four new short plays in an evening of ‘Myth, Music, Mayhem and Mirth.’ The half hour plays – including a new musical – are entitled ‘Yan Tan […]

Schoolchildren get behind nature project in St Boswells

2nd February, 2015

Pupils from a local primary school have teamed up with the Buccleuch Ranger service and Scottish Borders Council’s Countryside Rangers to create a nature trail in St Boswells’ community woodland. Youngsters at St Boswells’ Primary School are currently working to help design signage and a logo for the woodland trail, which is expected to be […]

All the fun of the Fair at Bowhill

17th December, 2014

There was plenty of festive cheer to go around at Bowhill last weekend as visitors turned out in droves for the Estate’s second Christmas Fair. The event acted as a double celebration as the results of a vote revealing a new piece of playground equipment were announced. Members of the public chose a set of […]

Pick your play-time favourite at Bowhill

4th December, 2014

Borders families are being invited to choose the next exciting piece of playground equipment to land at Bowhill House and Country Estate. The Estate is gearing up to add a new addition to its popular adventure playground and is giving locals three fantastic new features to choose from. A hexagonal swing, a tractor tyre swing […]