If your idea of a good time includes a round of golf, getting out on a track, trek or shoot then Wiltshire is for many a natural choice. With activities from shooting and horse riding to track days at Castle Combe Circuit, we’ve got it covered.
Bowood Golf Course at Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
Here at Bowood, we are proud keepers of our very own 18-hole, championship golf course.
We have PGA Professionals on hand to offer one-to-one lessons to help improve your handicap all ranging in prices and expertise. Or if you’re already a keen golfer, take to our challenging course with friends, colleagues or maybe even some of our members. You can even try out our Acadamy Course and Driving Range to the right of the hotel to practice.
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There are various types of shooting available in Wiltshire. Venues include…
Bowood (Laser Shooting) – Onsite
Loxswell at Bowood (Clay Pigeon) – By Car: 0.8 miles (2 mins)
Barbury Shooting School (Game Shooting) – By Car: 21.4 miles (40 mins)
Hilldrop Shoot (Game Shooting) – By Car: 23.7 miles (45 mins)
Here at Bowood we can offer both Clay and Laser shooting – please contact our Events Team should you wish to enquire. Other venues nearby can accommodate game shooting such as Barbury Shooting School and Hilldrop Shoot.
By Car: 10 miles (23 mins)
For those adrenaline junkies, or those who perhaps were gifted a track day from Santa Claus, Castle Combe Race Circuit is one of the most famous race circuits in the UK.
With events happening throughout the year, or day experiences available for purchase via their website, the Castle Combe Race Circuit is certainly worth checking out.
By Car: 14.4 miles (28 mins)
Arrange an equestrian expedition at Pewsey Vale Riding Centre.
Whether you’re an experienced rider or a newbie, Pewsey has a day tailormade to your needs. They offer walkouts, lessons, trail riding as well as long distance trekking. Please make sure you contact them to pre-arrange to avoid disappointment.
By Car: 8.1 miles (18 mins)
Hire a vintage car for the day and explore the country roads of Wiltshire.
Only a short distance from the hotel, pick yourself up a vintage motor and drive off into the sunset with that special someone besides you. Alternatively, if you’re in a group, why not hire a few classic cars and explore together.