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Sensational gardens

Well-kept winding paths...lovely vistas...amazing rhododendrons...well-placed benches from which to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
claret149
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Beautiful gardens, but take your own food.

We visited Bowood yesterday & had an enjoyable time in fabulous sunshine. We almost didn’t make it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Piggie64
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Saltford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made use of our free visit to Bowood House and Gardens today which is beautiful. Didn’t spend much time in the grounds but enjoyed looking around the house and hearing the history from the lovely, friendly guides. Looking forward to returning.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ishy29
BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Ishy29, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood House & Gardens. We are delighted to hear you had a lovely time during your visit. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stroll, sip, dance or marvel at its array of curiosities, the Bowood Estate has a flourish of touches to welcome guests from far and wide this summer. Set amid parkland designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, the rolling country estate has evolved into a first-class resort...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear YunziesTravels, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood. We are delighted to hear you had a lovely time during your visit. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bowood Woodland Gardens are situated on the A342 Chippenham to Devices road between Deer Hill & Sandy Lane villages, [not to be confused with Bowood House]The best time to visit is between 27th April & early June, this is when the Rhododendrons, Azaleas,Bluebells and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank peterjsloan
BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear peterjsloan, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood Woodland Gardens. We are delighted to hear you had a beautiful experience and enjoyed the walk. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I visited with our two small children (ages 4 and 7) for the Easter event in April. We took our own picnic as we knew there were beautiful grounds to sit and relax. Not only is there a lovely animal area where...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Firedragon42, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood House & Gardens. We are delighted to hear you all had an enjoyable day here at Bowood and we do hope to welcome you back again in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bowood woodland gardens, just up the Devizes road from the house main gates entrance. (be careful the small signs creep up on you quickly). Very reasonable price to get in, especially for the colourful treat that awaits you at the right time of the year....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DAH204
BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DAH204, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to the Woodland Gardens, they are beautiful. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable day. We do hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well-kept winding paths...lovely vistas...amazing rhododendrons...well-placed benches from which to enjoy the views....

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank claret149
BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear claret149, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable day, we do hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve not been to bowood since I was a child and it’s still just how I remember it being, it’s still got the gorgeous grounds to walk round and the gardens at the house are still kept pristine. A lovely day out for the whole...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 2018_B, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood House & Gardens. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable day here at Bowood and we do hope to welcome you back again in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic family day out especially when the weather is so great. The play park is safe and brilliant for kids to play and have fun. Lots of grass areas to sit and watch the kids but not enough benches to sit on and/or picnic tables...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guidofandango, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood House & Gardens. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable day here at Bowood and we do hope to welcome you back again in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bowood House, home of the Lansdowne family, was built in the 18th century with interiors by Robert Adam and landscaping by Capability Brown. The main part of the house was demolished in 1955 but the remainder, focused on the former Orangery, is still substantial and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ian C
BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ian C, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood House & Gardens. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit and we do hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Bowood yesterday & had an enjoyable time in fabulous sunshine. We almost didn’t make it as 2 deer shot out in front of us as we were driving in, so be aware & drive slowly, like I was! We felt the car parking...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BowoodResort, Guest Relations Manager at Bowood House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Piggie64, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Bowood House & Gardens. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable time, but we are are sorry to hear you were disappointed with the food in...More

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