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Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort

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About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 80%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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At a glance

Wheelchair accessible

Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Club has an enviable range of facilities offering a true year round resort. The Hotel sits within the Bowood Estate; over 100 acres of Capability Brown designed parkland, which includes the formal gardens and Woodland Gardens as well as a popular Adventure Playground . Neighbouring the impressive Bowood House, home to the Marquise and Marchioness of Lansdowne. Guest staying at the hotel are able to visit the house (seasonal opening) with over half open to the public. Golf fans will enjoy the renowned Championship Course design by Dave Thomas, set within the estate, the course meanders through woodland, by streams and across undulating landscapes. On site there is a pro shop for any last minute needs. For a more relaxing break the spa offers a range of treatments and packages to de-stress. All the bedrooms in the hotel have been designed by Lady Lansdowne with Country House styling bought right up to date. Dinner is not to be missed, local sourcing is the key, with the kitchen team showcasing the best Wiltshire produce.


  • En-suite rooms: 47
  • Ground-floor rooms: 10
  • Self-catering available
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Double room, minimum price: £90
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 100


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying facility
  • Ironing facilities


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Golf course
  • Number of holes: 18
  • Croquet
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Private fishing
  • Other leisure facilities: Sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, adventure playground (April to October), complimentary access to Bowood House and gardens (April to October)
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 140
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 160
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 100
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 50


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 160

Getting here

Located just off the A4 between Chippenham and Calne in the village of Derry Hill.

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M4 junction 16/17
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