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 House. 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.
We are looking forward to an exciting new season in our Art Gallery – our exhibitions will feature a range of artists working in various media, with exhibitions changing from month to month. Come and visit us soon and admire the artistry of artists working in textiles, acrylics, watercolours etc. A feast for the eyes! Admission free.
New Stories & New Displays to share as we open for our 2019 season on 19th February. All thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund & support from Milton Keynes Council
Places to eat, shop & enjoy the heritage of Olney and at the Cowper & Newton Museum
“Am I Not a Man And a Brother?”
Georgian Dancers of Amazing Grace – a dance group from the Cowper and Newton Museum in Olney.
Family fun trails, challenges and fun things to do. Find out about our February Half Term Activities or Try out our new FREE Poetry Treasure Trail & Runaway Hare Trail for families
A reminder of some of our activities:
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