Bowhill House & Country Estate

Historic Buildings & Homes

3 The Square Bowhill, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, TD7 5ET

    Bowhill is a five star attraction with much to offer visitors, including: GUIDED HOUSE TOURS, THEATRE, ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND, WALKING TRAILS, RANGER LED ACTIVITIES & EVENTS, TEAROOM & GIFT SHOP SOFT PLAY

    For more than seven centuries the Scotts of Buccleuch have been part of Scottish Borders history and their principal house, Bowhill is today home to the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry and a part of the internationally renowned Buccleuch art collection.

    Bowhill sits at the heart of an energetic country estate amidst the magical scenery of the Yarrow and Ettrick valleys, to which we offer our visitors the warmest of welcomes.

    On a guided tour throught the house you will be able to see an outstanding collection of paintings, superb silverware, porcelain and French furniture. Relics of the Duke of Monmouth, Queen Victoria and Sir Walter Scott are also on display.

    In our courtyard you can refresh yourself with home baking in our licensed Minstrel Tearoom, visit the historic Victorian kitchen, browse the gift shop with its local crafts and other mementos.

    The country estate boasts dedicated way marked paths and trails for wildlife enthusiasts and walkers while field sports and fishing have long been synonymous with Bowhill.  The woodland adventure playground and a full programme of events throughout the year are just some of the activities we have on offer

    Other service/events:  Award winning education service, Ranger service,  Intimate 72 seat theatre with full programme of music and drama.

    Gradings
    5 Visitor Attraction
    Awards
    Assisted wheelchair access Children Welcome Green Tourism Gold Ancestral Welcome Taste Our Best Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    2015 House Opening Dates
    3 Apr 2015 - 6 Apr 2015
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 16:00
    Friday 10:00 16:00
    Saturday 10:00 16:00
    Sunday 10:00 16:00
    2015 House Opening Dates
    1 Jul 2015 - 31 Jul 2015
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 16:00
    Tuesday 10:00 16:00
    Wednesday 10:00 16:00
    Thursday 10:00 16:00
    Friday 10:00 16:00
    Saturday 10:00 16:00
    Sunday 10:00 16:00
    Bank Holiday 10:00 16:00
    2015 Estate Opening Dates
    3 Apr 2015 - 6 Apr 2015
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 17:00
    Friday 10:00 17:00
    Saturday 10:00 17:00
    Sunday 10:00 17:00
    2015 Estate Opening Dates
    8 Apr 2015 - 29 Jun 2015
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 16:00
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday 10:00 16:00
    Thursday 10:00 16:00
    Friday 10:00 16:00
    Saturday 10:00 16:00
    Sunday 10:00 16:00
    Bank Holiday 10:00 16:00
    2015 Estate Opening Dates
    1 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 17:00
    Tuesday 10:00 17:00
    Wednesday 10:00 17:00
    Thursday 10:00 17:00
    Friday 10:00 17:00
    Saturday 10:00 17:00
    Sunday 10:00 17:00
    Bank Holiday 10:00 17:00
    2015 Estate Opening Dates
    2 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 16:00
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday 10:00 16:00
    Thursday 10:00 16:00
    Friday 10:00 16:00
    Saturday 10:00 16:00
    Sunday 10:00 16:00
    Bank Holiday 10:00 16:00

    Closed Tuesdays outside of Easter holidays, July & August. Open 10am - 5pm except weekdays outside of Easter holidays, July & August which is 10am-4pm. Please check our website for times and further details before you visit.

    Ticket Information
    Type
    Tariff
    Adult Estate £4.00 per ticket
    Adult House £10.00 per ticket
    Child - Estate £3.00 per ticket
    Child House £4.00 per ticket
    Concession House £9.00 per ticket
    Family Estate £12.00 per ticket
    Family House £25.00 per ticket
    House - Extended Tour £10.00 per ticket

    Pay once and visit as many times as you wish by upgrading to our season pass for free. Season pass holders will also be able to visit Drumlanrig Castle's Country Estate in Dumfries and Galloway

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Catering

    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dairy Free
    • Shop
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Entertainment Available
    • Garden
    • Gift Shop
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pets Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Indoor Play Area
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Disabled Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Waverley Station, Edinburgh down the A7 to Selkirk, then take A708 Moffat, St Mary's Loch Road. Bowhill is situated 3 miles west of Selkirk on this road.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport down the A7 to Selkirk, then take A708 Moffat, St Mary's Loch Road. Bowhill is situated 3 miles west of Selkirk on this road.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Parking

    • Parking provided for visitors

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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