Event No. 15: Visit to Bowood House & Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire

Date/Time
Date(s) - 24 September, 2019
All Day

Bowood House

Bowood House

Bowood House has been the home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne since 1754. There are gardens surrounding the house, and it is situated in 2000 acres of ‘Capability Brown’ parkland.

Many of the interiors were designed by Robert Adam and there are many items of interest in the house including Napoleon’s death mask, Queen Victoria’s wedding chair, and the laboratory where Dr. Joseph Priestly identified oxygen gas.

There is the Stables Restaurant serving food from 11 am – 5 pm and the Treehouse Café open from 10.30 am – 6 pm. Included in the cost is tea / coffee and biscuits on arrival (11.30 am approx.).

Booking essential

Departure:
A. 9.00 am St Edmund’s Church, Lanehouse Rocks Rd
B. 9.00 am St Nicholas’ Church, Buxton Road
C. 9.10 am Spa Hotel, Dorchester Road
D. 9.30 am Dorchester Market Car Park

Cost:  Members £34.00 Non-NTSDA members £36.00
(Includes tea / coffee and biscuits on arrival)

ETA back at Dorchester 6:30 pm

For bookings and information please email:
southdorsetassociation@gmail.com

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