Bowhill House & Country Park
Things to do in Selkirk Scottish Borders
Historical-Buildings in Scotland
Description: This is the Scottish Borders home of the Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry. K.T. The house itself contains an outstanding art collection, with a wide range of work from the masters, tapestries and superb French furniture, Sevres and Meissen china, and silver.
Situation – OS ref: NT 425278
How to get there:
By car: Situated on the A708 Selkirk to Moffat road, some 3 miles from Selkirk.
By public transport: Regular, if infrequent, bus service from Selkirk to St Mary’s Loch and Moffat passes the end of the driveway.
Seasonal opening details (2013):
39 March - 30th Sept (closed Tues except July & August)
Access to Bowhill House is by guided tour only. The house is available to groups all year round by appointment, please call 01750 22204 to arrange.
The house is also open to the general public on the following dates:
29th March - 1st April. Tours at 1pm and 2.30pm
20th & 21st April. Tours at 1pm and 2.30pm
4th - 6th May. Tours at 1pm and 2.30pm
19th May. Tours at 1pm and 2.30pm
1st - 31st July. Tours commencing at 1pm and running every 30 minutes with the last tour at 3.30pm
3rd - 5th August. Tours at 1pm and 2.30pm
24th - 26th August. Tours at 1pm and 2.30pm
Adventure playground, children’s activities during summer.
Car and Coach parking.
House – Adult £8, Conc £7, Child £3.50, Family £20
Country Park only adult £3.50, Conc & Children £2.50
Seasonal tickets available.
Tel: 01750 22204
VisitScotland 4 star Historic House.
Winner of Awards for Excellence in heritage education.
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