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Bowood House Adventure Playground

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Great day out for families

Returned to the adventure playground of my childhood, 30 years on with my own children, I was... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2011
Suzanne H
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Dingle, Ireland
Great place, get there early

We visited Bowood for the first time in August while in the area seeing family - what a great... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2010
LiztheWhizz
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Please note Bowood House is currently closed for the Winter Season and will re-open on March 25th, 2016. Renowned as one of the biggest and best adventure playgrounds in the South of England. Huge slides, rope walks, a large pirate galleon plus...more
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Bowood House Derry Hill, SN11 0LZ, England
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Reviewed August 15, 2011

Returned to the adventure playground of my childhood, 30 years on with my own children, I was hoping that I wasn't wearing the rose tinted glasses of my youth and that my children would find it as much fun as we used to. We had...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed August 7, 2010

We visited Bowood for the first time in August while in the area seeing family - what a great choice. The main appeal was the adventure playground which is fabulous - lots of high walkways leading to a multitude of long slides (including a vertical...More

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Reviewed January 31, 2010

I have been taking my children to Bowood House for the past 13 years and can thoroughly recommend a visit to the adventure playground for any family. If you're local as we are the annual membership soon pays for itself as day visits are not...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2009

This is a really lovely place to visit. The staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough to help us. The gardens are so well kept and are a joy to walk around. The paths around the garden are accessible to all. The adventure playground...More

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