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.
‘Inner Space’ is the title of our latest exhibition, by Naini. Aside from working in the depths of minimalist style, being a prolific painter Naini works in other mediums and styles, which will also be on display along with a commissioned portrait.
be part of our project to re-display and restore areas of our museum, helping us to delight our current visitors & encourage new visitors to relive Georgian life in Olney, the home of William Cowper & the Rev John Newton
The Cowper & Newton Museum in Olney has been awarded a £93,800 Heritage Lottery Fund grant National for the next step in its refurbishment programme
“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