Bowood House and Gardens, Derry Hill

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  • A nice place for a day out. We went for the day with a picnic and the kids had a great time. There is plenty of space for walking about and lots to see and do.  more »
  • We were amazed at the overall size of bowoods property when driving in and out, was easy to park and to go through into the house its self ,which was steeped in history .it was amazing to think about ...  more »
  • Such a beautiful place, the gardens are stunning especially when the Rhododendrons are in bloom. Went there as a child in the Brownies to see Princess Margaret. Love the lake, it’s worth every penny o...  more »
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  • Came here for a birthday get away. After booking I emailed with some general enquiries and mentioned we were coming down for my boyfriend’s birthday. So it was a lovely surprise when we entered our room to find a bottle of bubbly for us and a birthday note written out for him! When we arrived we were in awe by the stunning entrance and drive up to the house. Was greeted by a kind valet, who helped unload our bags and park our car for us as we checked in. He helped deliver our bags to our room and gave us some wonderful tips on what to do in the area. Our room was wonderful! High ceilings with views of the grounds. Spotted some deer out the window on one of the days! The spa and pool were blissful, loved spending time in there. Room service was a treat and the buffet breakfast was fantastic. Fantastic service through out our stay. Definitely recommend and would go again.
  • Great place for all the family. Picnic or eat in the restaurant. My son loves the adventure playground and indoor soft play. The house is interesting and not too much to look around. The lake walk and falls are beautiful.
  • Lovely day out at a reasonable price. Excellent play area for the kids and a great walk around the lake. Lots to like feeding the ducks and Swans to kids playing in the forest play area and softball area. Will definitely visit again.
  • Amazing day out for the family with excellent facilities for the children to keep them occupied and entertained all day. Great to have the option of taking your own picnic and then being able to grab an ice-cream from the kiosk afterwards. Incredibly well maintained gardens, beautiful scenery and fascinating museum exhibits.
  • Great family friendly historic country house and gardens, with large adventure playground and scenic lake. Run privately, the site makes the most of it's location and is well organised. Lots of parking at the entrance, most is buggy or wheelchair accessible, although only assistance dogs are allowed on site. Pricing is on the high side, but not if you make a whole day of it.
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