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Bowood House and Gardens

Route A4 | Derry Hill village, Derry Hill, Chippenham SN11 0LZ, England
+44 1249 812102
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The Secret Garden

Have done the house and garden before but did the secret garden with lunch included which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen S
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Serene

We went as a family and were fortunate with good weather. Absolutely loads to do and we spent hours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shahidmirza87
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“play area” (24 reviews)
“value for money” (21 reviews)
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Route A4 | Derry Hill village, Derry Hill, Chippenham SN11 0LZ, England
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+44 1249 812102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have done the house and garden before but did the secret garden with lunch included which was lovely.

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a family and were fortunate with good weather. Absolutely loads to do and we spent hours here and have no idea where the time went. One of few places that literally provides things for the whole family to do, walks, nature and...More

Thank shahidmirza87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided on the spur of the moment to take my mum here on a day out. The staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the house and its grounds. The collection of paintings is very well looked after and is not only of historical...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty to see and do for both adults and children. Lovely grounds and gardens with play areas for younger visitors. Good cafe and small shop.A

Thank JJQ65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made use of our entry pass as we were staying in the Bowood Hotel. The house is lovely, although not many rooms are open to the public the staff went out of their way to give us just the right amount of information for...More

Thank uglybettyCountyDown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bowood House and Gardens provide a stunning backdrop for an idyllic day out. The grounds feature a cascade waterfall and temple which are truly spectacular, even better than they sound. There's a secret woodland and rolling hills, not to mention the incredible Capability Brown landscape...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here today with my disabled Mum. The staff we so helpful & arranged for parking by the house to avoid the walk. After visiting the house to look at the amazing artwork we strolled through the grounds as far as the waterfall. After...More

Thank Rosie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there to visit house and gardens. Not worth the money, extremely overpriced!! Garden was small (have to pay extra for walled garden)!! House wasn't great either, only two rooms represented, rest was a showcase of things amassed by the family. Lacock Abbey was the...More

Thank Ratingthis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have seen the sign on the M4 motorway numerous times advertising this place and,at last, we managed to visit. It was pleasant enough walking around the garden but the House was more of a museum with only the ground floor representative of the era....More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive.... even the ice lollies are overpriced. The Stables carvery was utterly inedible so went hungry (to be fair we got a full refund with the manager saying we weren't the only ones.... really!). Play area was good. A rethink on the offering to...More

Thank GJBV
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jax6341
31 July 2017|
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Response from Albatross2013 | Reviewed this property |
The answer is no.
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Joan H
8 May 2017|
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Response from 733londongirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes in places, especially close to the house on the terrace. We spotted a few seats near the lake and the waterfall. There are places to eat and drink and you can take a picnic also. Hope this helps
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jrdo5959
21 April 2017|
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Response from Lyn R | Reviewed this property |
No Bowood is owned by Lord & Lady Lansdown.
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