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.
‘Warm & Fiery’ is the apt title for the new exhibition by Naini Ahluwalia opening in the Gallery in May. Working in a distinctive and original style, Naini’s work explores the essence of our inner lives.
250 years ago – Find out how William Cowper & John Newton met and forged a lifelong friendship here in Olney
. With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens are just a stone’s throw from Olney Market. Why not escape the bustle of the Market Place to enjoy delicious refreshments and a friendly
“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
A reminder of some of our activities:
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