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 that ‘to shorten winter’s sadness’, the exhibition of artworks by David and Katy Quinn has been extended until the end of March. This beautiful exhibition has attracted high praise from visitors and its extension will allow more visitors to enjoy the photographs, glass and delicate metalwork on display. Runs until 29th March, admission free.
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
A reminder of some of our activities:
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