Welcome to Orchard Side House
Find out here what delights we have in store for you when you visit to relive Georgian life with us in our 18th century town house.
Visit our tranquil & historic Gardens. William Cowper was an innovative gardener at a time when seeds & plants were arriving from North America. Find out more here, including a plan of the gardens and our seasonal photo gallery.
Take an on-line mini tour, right now, around the collection display rooms inside Orchard Side. Visit the ‘Welcome’ page to see the plan of the House & Gardens and a short guide to the other delights we have in store for you during your visit.
Welcome to Claire Bliss, who is holding her first exhibition in our Gallery of her 2D work, including pencil/pen drawings, paintings and photographs.
The Cowper & Newton Journal 2017 is NOW AVAILABLE – don’t miss out on new ideas & research, insights & inspiration
Find out more about what’s inside here
Join us as William Cowper & John Newton tell us their story of friendship & trials, poetry, hymns and social conscience through their diaries and letters
“Am I Not a Man And a Brother?”
Georgian Dancers of Amazing Grace – a dance group from the Cowper and Newton Museum in Olney.
Trails & Things to Do for Families
News about our October half term activities – In the Dark Dark Museum