Booking Tickets

Why do I need to book online?

We are looking to streamline arrivals and ensure you can get out the car as quickly as possible to enjoy your day.

Do I need to print out my ticket?

Tickets can be printed or simply shown via smartphone on arrival

Can I book on the same day as my visit?

Yes you can book on the same day as you visit as long as there is availability.

Will you provide a refund or transfer for my pre-booked ticket if I need to cancel my booking?

Tickets with monetary value cannot be resold, exchanged, transferred to another date or refunded. If you wish to cancel a free booking please call 01750 22204 or email info@bowhillhouse.co.uk

Opening Times

For full details see: Opening Dates, Times & Prices .

Entrance Charges

For entrance charges please see Opening Dates, Times & Prices

Can I get a season ticket?

Yes We are pleased to offer season passes but these are only available online

PLEASE NOTE- ‘Free’ return visits for season pass holders must also be booked online

Do I have to pay to go for a walk?

The waymarked walks at Bowhill are included in our Grounds entry price – see entry charges and opening times here.  The new walks map can be downloaded here or alternatively you can request one on site.

For more information about access please email bowhillranger@buccleuch.com

Can I visit Bowhill all year round?

Bowhill Grounds are open for the Easter holiday fortnight then daily in June, July and August.  Season Pass holders are welcome to walk between the Easter holidays and the end of August.  Please display your car sticker and park considerately in the public car park.  (Please note that out with the dates above there will be no other facilities open)

How do I get my Season Pass?

Please purchase your season pass online here.  Passes will be handed out from the kiosk on your first visit (2nd-17th April or in June, July & July).  You will also be provided with a car sticker so we can easily identify that you are a pass holder when you are parked in the car park.

 What if I have a HHA, ASVA or other free entry card?

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back too, when booking please select the ‘relevant option and bring your current card along with you as proof of membership.

Carers can continue to access our places for free with an essential companions’ card, we would however ask that they book a ticket via the free entry option as part of the booking to allow us to control numbers on site.

What do I do on arrival?

Parking will be from the usual public car park, you will be directed here on arrival at the entry kiosk on the driveway. If you fancy a stroll, most of our walks are open to enjoy and are way marked from the entrance of the courtyard with a walks map on the information board and leaflet available on request.

There are accessible parking spaces at the front of the house, please advise on arrival at the entry kiosk and a member of staff will highlight the area to you.

Refreshments

Will we be able to get refreshments while we visit?

Light take away refreshments will be available over the Easter opening period from our new Horsebox in the Adventure playground with the Old Kitchen Café opening throughout June, July and August at the Courtyard.

Toilets

Will there be toilets open on site?

Yes, the public toilets in the courtyard will be open 10am until 5pm, when the grounds are open – see the opening dates here.

Four-Legged Friends

Can my dog visit the grounds too?

Our four-legged friends are welcome to visit the grounds with their humans but we ask that they are please kept on leads under proper control and that their owners clean up after them.

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