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Address: Off the A4, Bath SN11 0LZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1249 812102
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A must place to visit

We have now been a couple of times with young grandchildren and we all make had a great time on each occasion. Bags for children to do on a very good play and discovery area... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Castle Combe, United Kingdom
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Castle Combe, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have now been a couple of times with young grandchildren and we all make had a great time on each occasion. Bags for children to do on a very good play and discovery area, suited for timid and the very bold children. They will love it. Plenty of seating for adults and picnic area. Food available in couple of... More 

Thank Middledene
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

A lovely place for a walk through the grounds in the autumn when the tree colours are at their best. Many interesting things to see, cascade, temple etc. Also plenty of benches to sit on and admire the views

Thank Anne G
Purton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

A really nice feel about this whole venue. The driveway (we must go when the rhododendrons are in flower, I'm sure it would would be like entering Manderley) leads to the large well maintained grassed car park situated next to woodland and just across the drive way from the entrance kiosk with a large cafe attached. The walk down to... More 

Thank Bob K
Kendal, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Stunning gardens, beautiful house, fantastic playground, wonderful walks, good cafe, childrens farm, great indoor play area. All in all a great all round family day out. We spent 5 hours and would have stayed longer were it not for a member of the family having to set off on a long journey. Fantastic time of year (Oct) as the trees... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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709 reviews
522 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Our Historic Houses Association membership afforded us free entry to Bowood House and Gardens. Since it had been more the 25 years since our first visit to Bowood we were excited to return and what a delight it was. The first floor of the house,a second floor gallery tracing the family's connection to India, the orangery and a sculpture gallery... More 

Thank KLE2013
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93 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Bowood house and garden are definitely a place to visit. The gardens, the lake, the house and the play ground are all excellently maintained. You will have a relaxing day in its beautiful surroundings. Be prepared to stay there for a whole day and enjoy all the fantastic views since the tickets are pricy and you can't use the National... More 

Thank gsw888
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely love it here! The is lots to do and kept my children entertained all day! The play equipment is excellent and the is just so much to do! Lots of gardens to walk around and space to have a picnic great fun for all the family

Thank Julesfrombath
Devizes, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Came here in May with our family including our two year old grandson. Love the fact they have added a small animal farm, complete with baby animals. Beautiful grounds and lakes

Thank julie B
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Hi. Yes Bowood is a lovely spot for a picnic. The house inside is very nice but I have to say that from second-hand knowledge because I only live about 4 miles away but have never actually been in it! But the grounds are superb and the picnic area outside is glorious. So highly recommended!

Thank bathb0y
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

A full day full of adventure. Picnic perfect place. I would use the full day, as a family ticket can be a little pricey if you only use it for a few hours, but completely worth it for a full day. Great play area and even the adults can go around with younger children. Watch out for wobbly legs :)

Thank Harperfamily5

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