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Bowood House Adventure Playground

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Lovely Family Day Out

Lovely day out with my niece, nephew and dad. Great place for a lazy summer afternoon picnic, great... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Swindon, United Kingdom
Good Day Out

Lots to do with the family. The adventure park is great. Loads of open space to picnic, play ball... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Melksham, 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
Bowood House Derry Hill, SN11 0LZ, England
+44 1249 812102
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Lovely day out with my niece, nephew and dad. Great place for a lazy summer afternoon picnic, great adventure park, and beautiful house and gardens. Lots to explore, and gorgeous hidden waterfall. You can get refreshments but a tad expensive, like most places to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank A M
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Lots to do with the family. The adventure park is great. Loads of open space to picnic, play ball games etc. Food/drink is overpriced, the norm for this type of place! Take your own! Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pearcey3
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We went as a family of 5. One of whom was 15, very disappointed to find out he was regarded as an adult here. They could look at being cheaper if you book on line The adventure playground only went up to 12!! although there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hammerfan1956
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The height of the walkways looked quite daunting, but they seemed very safe with netting around, and were certainly much enjoyed by my grandchildren aged 8,7,5 and 4. And although it was the start of the school holidays the playground never seemed to get too...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mj75_11
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The children in our group ranged from 4 up to 16 and they all had a fantastic time. The grounds are beautiful and walking to the caves is lovely.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LosElvinos
Reviewed 25 June 2018

First time at Bowood and was really impressed. Gardens are lovely and loads of caves and waterfalls to explore with a young family. Play park is absolutely brilliant and kids loved it

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Guidofandango
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I won a family ticket on a tourist site so saved it for when we had the grandkids (2 & 5) for the weekend. We've visited before and the grounds are beautiful and well kept. The house is also nice but there's not too much...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank cga00
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Our 4 and 9 yo kids are pretty active and love a challenge, so we went to Bowood House and Garden for the Adventure Playground (and other farm / play activities). It is safe to say that we were in no way disappointed - kids’...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank O1824XYbenf
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I visited bowood house with 3 friends. We had a lovely relaxing day in the spa and pool and treated ourselves to 2 treatments each as part of a package which was thoroughly enjoyed. Dinner in the eve was amazing, staff were very attentive. I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Sjdyb
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great place for children to have fun ,plenty of space ,safe climbing equipment. Tables for picnics . Take a day to enjoy the play area ,tractor Ted for younger children and enjoy the house and garden areas in a lovely setting. Plenty of parking. Good...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Brenda B
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