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An enjoyable day out

We had watched the Countryfile review of Bowood where it was a venue for selection of winners of a... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Philip C
Wonderful, fun day out with the family!

We've recently gotten a Historic Houses Association membership and have been exploring all of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cheltenham, 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 an adult all ages older children on display lovely walk free entry full bloom be visiting again year olds sunday lunch my mum plenty of space
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've recently gotten a Historic Houses Association membership and have been exploring all of the HHA properties in the area. We were delighted with our recent visit to the Bowood House. The house is beautiful and so are the gardens. My 8 & 9 year...More

Thank MomOnTheGo2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a gentle stroll on a sunny afternoon we chose Bowood. A great choice. We had a light lunch of baked potatoes and salad before walking around the woods and visiting the house. The hose is not particularly extensive but has some fascinating items.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place Bowood House and gardens are, first time visiting and impressed with house and gardens. The weather not to good but if the sun was out what a fantastic place to sit in the sun. The main house has some fantastic exhibits...More

Thank Gareth D
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We had watched the Countryfile review of Bowood where it was a venue for selection of winners of a photographic competition. The Countryfile review showed fine gardens which were the prime reason for our visit.. The gardens were certainly very attractive and interesting but we...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Great for a family day out a fun play area for the kids and big kids and lovely grounds to have a picnic on

Thank David J
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Poor Food and Expensive. Food quality very cheap and expensive would not recommend the cafe at entrance to the visit and one of the worst value for money sausage and bacon roles i have had - very cheap ingredients and rolls were dry.

Thank iansmith19642018
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Spent over 3 hours at this attraction, of this 10 minutes was spent, or should I say wasted, in the house. The grounds and garden were very good and well worth the effort.

Thank Pat D
Reviewed August 30, 2018

I am in Hospitality and this show was very poor in comparison to others I regularly go to. It was more like a village fete but you paid a high fee to enter. Once inside it had literally a dozen craft/food stalls and a few...More

1  Thank blanks74
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited when the food festival was there over bank holiday weekend. £38.25 for a family ticket for entrance to the house and gardens - only to find they wanted to charge a further £28 just to enter the food festival. When I questioned this at...More

2  Thank janeymat
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Anna H
August 26, 2018|
Response from Vivelafrancetoday | Reviewed this property |
Under 2s do not pay. Family ticket: 2 adults and 2 children: £38.25 for a day ticket.
Cathy V
July 30, 2018|
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Response from nannym_11 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed
Louise M
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
You can just turn up to general open day to visit the gardens and the house - they do hold special events, those you have to book