Woodland Garden Retreat

A unique opportunity to experience an exclusive guided tour of the spectacular Woodland Gardens during the flowering season, combined with a luxurious overnight stay at the Bowood Hotel.

From 12th May – 1st June 2024

A separate attraction on the Bowood Estate, only open for 6 weeks during the flowering season. Covering over 30 acres, this garden is an oasis of bluebells, azaleas, magnolias, and rhododendrons. Considered to be one of the most exciting gardens of its type in the country with over 30 hardy hybrids, which were thought to be extinct.

If you’re looking for gardens to visit in Wiltshire, book this overnight retreat and take an in-depth guided tour of Bowood’s stunning Woodland Gardens. This is a must-see for anyone who enjoys beautiful gardens and a relaxing getaway. Available on select dates throughout the season.

What’s included? 

  • One Night’s Luxury Accommodation
  • Full Wiltshire or continental style breakfast
  • Dinner in the Shelburne Restaurant to the value of £50 per person
  • An exclusive guided tour of Bowood’s spectacular Woodland Gardens*
    (Tour will take place on the day after check-in)
  • Full use of the Spa Facilities*
  • Complimentary access to the Bowood House & Gardens

*Arrival Time is 10:30am and the Tour is 1 hour and 30 minutes. Following the tour, you can enjoy a Tea or Coffee and cake from the Noshbox.   

You are then welcome to wander the Woodland Gardens at your leisure until 17:00 hours.

From £165 per person per night


Or to make a reservation, please call 01249 822 228 or email here

This package is available on the following dates:

  • Monday 13th May
  • Wednesday 22nd May
  • Friday 31st May

Please note that check-in for your overnight stay at the Hotel is on the day before the tour date.

Date restrictions apply, and strictly subject to availability. Please ask us for more information. Reservations online can only be made a minimum of 7 days in advance. To check the availability within 7 days of your planned arrival, please contact us via telephone (01249 822 228) or email here.

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Terms & Conditions

Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Date restrictions apply, please ask us for more information. Overnight stay is the night prior to the Tour. Price based on two people sharing a classic courtyard double or twin room. Full pre-payment is required on booking via credit or debit card, to speed up the arrival process. A full refund will be issued if cancelled before 10am GMT 3 days prior to arrival.  The first night will be non-refundable in the case of no arrival or for late cancellation. 

*Please note 2-hour swim slots must be reserved in advance between 10am and 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Please contact spa reception to book. 


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