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’re delighted to announce a new season of exhibitions in our Three Hares Art Gallery where we’ll be displaying works by artists and makers working in glass, ceramics, silver, watercolour, pastels, acrylics etc as well as photography.
250 years ago – Find out how William Cowper & John Newton met and forged a lifelong friendship here in Olney
Find out how you can own this Original painting ‘Moving Day’ by David Purvis created specially to celebrate Cowper & Newton Museum @ 250
“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