Bowhill House & Grounds


Bowhill House & Grounds

Bowhill has a fascinating history and world renowned art collection. It also has suspiring links in days gone by and to date with famous author Sir Walter Scott with the current Duke and Duchess sponsoring the Walter Scott Prize at the Borders Book Festival.
Bowhill also houses a special exhibition with a special insight into the life of the Victorian Duke and Duchess and their links to Queen Victoria!

About Bowhill House & Grounds

Nestled amongst rolling hills and winding glens you will find Bowhill House and Grounds. Scottish Borders home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch, the House contains one of the best collections of art, furniture, and objets d'arts in the whole of the South of Scotland. Join our House guides who will not only highlight the art but will immerse you in stories from centuries old Scotland, explaining how the house and its inhabitants have weaved in and out of both Borders, Scottish and British history.

In the grounds of the Estate you can enjoy walks of the designed landscape designated as 'outstanding' by Historic Scotland.


The experiences can be tailored. Contact us for more information.

Beautiful Bowhill House Tour

Price: £10

Capacity: 35 to 50 people

Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours

Availability: all year by appointment

Connoisseurs Tour - enjoy some rooms rarely on display to the public!

Price: £12

Capacity: 7 to 35 people

Duration: 2 hours

Availability: All year