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Afternoon tea

Went for xmas afternoon tea, with a gift day voucher, had tea in the library, xmas decs and lovely... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Early winter walk

Vibrant colours, beautiful walk's, wonderful location to stroll and enjoy the fresh air. The house... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Route A4 | Derry Hill village, Derry Hill, Chippenham SN11 0LZ, England
+44 1249 812102
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All reviews play area salad sunny day value for money something for everyone afternoon tea an adult all ages older children lovely walk on display potatoes free entry year olds be visiting again sunday lunch my mum
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a voucher for afternoon tea. As the other half is fussy with certain foods we pre warned them & were told it wouldn’t be a problem. We were running late for our reservation & then went to the wrong part of the hotel. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ZoeH869
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Went for xmas afternoon tea, with a gift day voucher, had tea in the library, xmas decs and lovely real fire, the food was really nice with mulled wine as an extra, 2 large scones with jam and cream, one very small mince pie and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bee711
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Luckily, always a delight visiting this wonderful stately home and gardens. Each year we visit the incredible rhododendron walk in the Spring. AND the best of ALL, The PRIVATE GARDEN TOUR, from Spring thro to summer. A welcome coffee and a delicious luncheon makes this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bobnsuebudden
Reviewed 18 November 2018

I was looking forward to going to the christmas fair again this year and revisiting the glorious gardens, unfortunately it is not on this year. What a pity.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AntoniaTrip
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Vibrant colours, beautiful walk's, wonderful location to stroll and enjoy the fresh air. The house is spectacular, great restaurant with a very good selection of wine. A very special place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colinredding2n
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is an excellent place to take children up to the age of 12. There is an excellent outdoor play area, a soft-play, a small farmyard with some animals & toy tractors, occasional cleverly devised trails & plenty of picnic places. It is beautiful scenically...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BathJohn
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Café up by the entrance needs extra staff at busy times as food was getting cold whilst waiting to pay! Please cut the poor pygmy goats hooves!!! Otherwise a very pleasant time, scenery was beautiful!!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jenny g
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We arrived on another glorious day and found an episode of Poldark being films and whilst certain areas were off limits it did not actually detract from the day and the family history was fascinating and totally unexpected.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Romantic_11
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The landscape created by Capability Brown provided some lovely views from the terrace around the house. Our walk through the woods and around the lake was curtailed by the filming of scenes for the next series of Poldark by the cascade and Doric Temple. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MLRP001
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Attended our company's annual party at Bowood Saturday & overall had a good time with friends but the barbeque buffett was terrible for a hotel of this calibre. Dried up cold burgers luke warm chicken drumsticks & unappealing salads. My husband was asked if he'd...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from MomOnTheGo2014 | Reviewed this property |
Bowood House is a member of the Historic Houses Association.
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No dogs allowed