Situated, but well concealed, within the grounds of Bowood House is the adventure playground, a must for all those visiting ... More
Bowood House Adventure Playground
Situated, but well concealed, within the grounds of Bowood House is the adventure playground, a must for all those visiting with young families. The attraction has been established for nearly 25 years and is built from timber grown on the Bowood estate. Children under the age of 12 are invited to explore the extensive array of high-level catwalks and thrilling slides including the new additions of the "Space Dive" and metal "Flume". On ground level, there are numerous swings and trampolines and an impressive pirate ship. There is also a specially constructed area for smaller children.
This impressive assemblage of Gothic buildings has been the home of British government for over 900 years. The building covers
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