Bowhill is a five star visitor attraction with much to offer visitors, including:
GUIDED HOUSE TOURS
RANGER LED ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
COUNTRY PARK VISITOR CENTRE
TEAROOM & GIFT SHOP
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: Exhibition of life of James Hogg, Award winning education service, Ranger service, Intimate 72 seat theatre with full programme of music and drama.