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Bowood House and Gardens

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Set in 100 acres of Capability Brown Grade I parkland, Bowood House is the magnificent family home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne.

The upper terrace, designed in 1818, and the lower terrace, in 1851, look out to the stunning pleasure grounds, which form part of the grand design of 1760, with a vast collection of trees and shrubs.

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 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. Meet friendly farm animals and handle rabbits, guinea pigs and see chicks hatching at Tractor Ted's Little Farm.

The Treehouse is located at the entrance to the grounds, serving a selection of freshly made meals and delicious homemade cakes.

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