BOWOOD HOUSE & GARDENS
BOWOOD ESTATE, DERRY HILL, WILTSHIRE
Discover the rich and fascinating history of Bowood House and the Lansdowne family, set in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. Home to the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne, Bowood House & Gardens is surrounded by 2,000 acres of Grade 1 listed ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland, the award-winning Walled Gardens and Woodland Gardens.
Bowood House sits within 100 acres of beautifully landscaped ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland and has been home to the Lansdowne family since 1754. The Bowood Estate was bought in 1754 by the 1st Earl of Shelburne, his descendants have lived there ever since. Not simply landowners, the Petty-Fitzmaurices have served in public office almost continuously for over 200 years.
Bowood House has a rich history with a wealth of art and antiques on display, and within the numerous Exhibition Rooms are remarkable collections of family heirlooms and works of art built up over 250 years.
PERFECT FAMILY DAY OUT
Perfect for families, the Adventure Playground is one of the most exciting in Wiltshire. It boasts a life-size pirate ship, aerial rope walks, giant slides and the famous Space Dive. There is an indoor Soft Play Palace for younger children and the parkland provides ample space for games and picnics, the perfect location for children to burn off energy. New for 2020 is a new area focusing on fun activities for intrepid under-7s and inquisitive under-4s!
The Treehouse is located at the entrance to the grounds, serving a selection of freshly made meals and delicious homemade cakes.
LUXURY HOTEL, SPA & GOLF RESORT
One of the finest luxury hotels in Wiltshire, Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort is ideally situated at the heart of the Bowood Estate. A boutique-style hotel, each of the 43 beautiful rooms and suites offer a perfect night’s sleep and include spacious bathrooms with every amenity you could wish for.
Dine in the stunning Shelburne Restaurant and relax over drinks in the Shelburne lounge-bar with an open fire.
The award-winning Spa offers an infinity swimming pool, gym, rock sauna, crystal steam room, aromatherapy shower and relaxation room, plus treatment rooms and expert therapists for the perfect treat!
For golfers, the Bowood PGA Golf Course for the South West will not disappoint, and there’s plenty to keep children happy too, with a host of games, swim sessions, flexible mealtimes and complimentary access to Bowood House & Gardens during the open season, April to October.
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