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Bowood House Adventure Playground

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Address: Calne, Swindon SN11 0LZ, England
Phone Number: 44-1249-812102
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"Toddler to Teen to OAP - a lovely day out"

This is the largest, safest playground I have ever visited in this country. My granddaughter visits fairly often and I was very impressed. The range of equipment for all ages is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is the largest, safest playground I have ever visited in this country. My granddaughter visits fairly often and I was very impressed. The range of equipment for all ages is impressive, with at least three slides of varying heights, lots of aerial walkways (with safety nets), zip-wires (not very high) and swings, etc. There are picnic tables but also... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A really great adventure playground which suited our children of various ages from 4-15 and a lovely field area to enjoy your pic-nic. Loved the death slide! High walk ways were lots of fun too. Would be great if there were toilets there too and shame the flying fox/zip-wire was not working. Took time to visit the house and the... More 

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

Hello Ruthsweekend2011 Many thanks for your review - I'm pleased you had a good day with us. You mentioned toilets for the playground which are situated at the back of the admissions area a few yards away and also down at the House. I think the flying foxes may have been having some repair work done to keep them in... More 

Devizes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The adventure playground was ideal for our 8 year old grandson, who spent all day on the death slide, and our 4 year old granddaughter, who spent her time on the aerial walkway. Facilities - lawns, picnic tables and toilets - are excellent, the house is gorgeous and the grounds, walkways, shrubberies, etc are superb. Staff are attentive and friendly.... More 

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

Hello Tony H Many thanks for your lovely review - I am really pleased you and your grandchildren enjoyed your day at Bowood so much. If you are able to come back we have a Police Dog Show this weekend and Tractor Ted's big weekend on August 15 and 16 (both events are included in the normal admission fee). With... More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The grounds & house & lake & play areas are great. Plenty of open space to run around & settle down for a picnic. Secure play area as they have safety staff on hand.

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

Hello Hannajabba01 Many thanks for your lovely review - I'm delighted you had a good day with us. We have a couple of events coming up that you might be interested in - a Police Dog weekend on August 1st and 2nd and Tractor Ted's Big Machinery weekend on August 15th and 16th. With kind regards. More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

What a brilliant place for children. Grandaughter & Granddad day so much to do stretching childrens sense of danger in a totally safe way. Soft play area was small but good but the adventure playground brilliant all the kids were running riot with no problem. Go and let the kids blow off some steam instead of playing computer games

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

hello dunc62 Many thanks for your lovely review - I'm really pleased you and your Granddaughter enjoyed your visit to Bowood. I hope you can come back and visit again before the end of the season (we are open daily until November 1st). With kind regards. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We took all the family here. To be honest we were a bit disappointed. Although the children enjoy the experience, we really thought there would be more here. Fortunately we had great weather so the day was a success .

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

Hello BristolDawn1 Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry that you felt that there was not much here as most people make the opposite comment. As well as one of the most exciting adventure playgrounds in the country we have award winning gardens, hundreds of acres of 'Capability' Brown landscape and grounds to explore plus an... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Kids loved it, so much to do here. Make a day of it - well worth the entry fee. As long as the weather's good...although there's a small soft play room for rain. And the tractor ted farmyard. Great fun!!

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

Hello Kate S Many thanks for your lovely review - I'm really pleased you enjoyed your day with us. Do try and come back and see us before the end of the season (we close on November 1st). We have two fantastic events for children in August you might like to know about - a Wiltshire Police Dogs display weekend... More 

Leamington Spa England
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very large outdoor equipment, ideal for children 5 upwards I'd say, albeit with some adult help in places (which is a great excuse to get up there with them. We visited twice in a week while on holiday locally and never made it round any of the grounds or house because there was enough to occupy us solely in the... More 

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

Hello TrevStrider Many thanks for your lovely review - I'm really pleased you enjoyed the adventure playground and even came back twice in a week! The House and Grounds are beautiful and well worth a look if you are able to come back to Bowood in the future. With kind regards. More 

Tidworth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This place is absolutely beautiful. We took our two children mainly for the adventure playground. I was so surprised by the beautiful surrounding gardens, lake and waterfall. You could have a picnic and just spend the day sunbathing if the weather is good. There is a little farm area that smaller children will love and the adventure playground is amazing... More 

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

Hello chalit16 Many thanks for your lovely review - it really sounds like you got to enjoy all the things that Bowood has to offer inside and out. I hope you can visit us again - we are open until November 1st. With kind regards More 

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great place if its a sunny day. Huge outdoor pay area and well made park. Kids have a good time here

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Bowood H, Marketing Director at Bowood House Adventure Playground, responded to this review

Hello Aditya S Many thanks for your review - I'm really pleased you enjoyed your visit and the children enjoyed the playground. If you get chance to visit us again don't forget we also have award winning gardens, Tractor Ted's Little Farm and an Historic House full of interesting artefacts. With kind regards] More 

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Address: Calne, Swindon SN11 0LZ, England
Phone Number: 44-1249-812102
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon

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