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Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

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£117 - £170 pp
Up to 160
47 Bedrooms
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Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort is a luxury boutique style hotel nestled within 2,000 acres of picturesque parkland on the historical Bowood Estate, in Wiltshire.
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£117
Maximum Price
£170
Minimum Number of Guests
60
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Features & Capacity

Overview

Dining Capacity
160
Reception Capacity
160
No. of Bedrooms
47
Sleeps No. of People
94
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM

Venue

Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Spa On-Site

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Asian Catering
Halal Catering
In-House Catering
In-House Wine List
Kosher Catering

Cultural Experience

Asian Weddings
Jewish Weddings
Muslim Weddings
Full Description
Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort is a privately owned boutique style hotel nestled within 2,000 acres of glorious gardens and picturesque parkland on the historical Bowood Estate, in Wiltshire. Make a grand entrance through our iconic ‘Golden Gates’ and down the beautiful tree-lined driveway, to our charming resort which offers a number of beautiful locations to say ‘I do’ and celebrate just the way you’d like with your guests. Our elegant Kerry Suite is licensed for up to 160 guests for your ceremony and wedding breakfast, with room to accommodate up to 250 guest for an evening reception. The Kerry Suite has a private bar and lounge with a courtyard garden and the open terrace across the rear of the main suite offers the most stunning views of the parkland, woodlands and even our resident wildlife amongst the trees. The Fitzmaurice Room is a gorgeous location for smaller, more intimate celebrations. Located in the original farmhouse, this beautiful space can comfortably seat up to 22 guests for a wedding breakfast. For the most intimate of celebrations, the Old Dairy Office is an incredibly charming setting for a private dining experience with up to 12 people. We welcome you and your guests to stay overnight with us. Our boutique style hotel offers 43 luxury bedrooms and just across the golf course you’ll find Queenwood Lodge - a luxurious four-bedroom Georgian Lodge, perfect for bridal party celebrations, wedding day preparations or as VIP hosted stay for the newlyweds. All guests are welcome to use all of the hotel’s fantastic facilities as part of their stay, including facilities at The Spa, at Bowood, The Shelburne Restaurant and our championship golf course.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1992
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
100
Reviews
(4)
(4)
Mr & Mrs Clever
Married in October 2017
December 2017
We would recommend the venue to anyone!
Our day was excellent, the staff were very attentive but not in your face, which made our day extra special. We found Ella to be professional and helpful in all respects....
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Karly May
Married in September 2017
December 2017
I had the most amazing day!
I had the most amazing day. The staff were amazing and the day went so smoothly and that's all thanks to them. I couldn't have asked for a better wedding and I want to do...
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Mr & Mrs Pilgrim
Married in November 2017
December 2017
Outstanding day, everything we wanted.
Outstanding day, everything we wanted. Ella was fantastic – couldn’t have done anything more for our big day. All staff very friendly and welcoming. Food was brilliant an...
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Sofie and Samuel Elkins
Wedding: November 2017
December 2017
It was the best day or our lives!
The staff at the venue were fantastic. The venue was perfect, nothing was to much trouble at all during the planning stage or on the day. The organisation was amazing and...
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Derry Hill, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9PQ, England

Travel Notes

Bristol

Nearest Town

Calne, Wiltshire

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Chippenham, Wiltshire

Nearest Train Station

M4, Junction 17

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

My favourite wedding was held in November - the whole room, setup, décor and most importantly the atmosphere was amazing. The couple were so lovely, and I really enjoyed being a part of the build up to their big day and helping them plan the perfect wedding. They had a very rustic approach with a local live band and a few fun games along the way for their guests, one being the wheel of misfortune! The wedding was all about having fun and that they certainly did.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Take a moment to remind yourself what’s really important to you both. Many couples get swept up in the moment and get carried away and then feel disappointed when things may not be possible – be realistic and honest at the very start!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Each guest received a handwritten note with a memory and photo tied to slate hearts - so cute!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Elegant, picturesque, friendly, scenic, remote.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

By the golden gates - a very iconic spot for the hotel. Makes for beautifully traditional photos and very impressive!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

No weddings just yet, but several have held social events or visited for an afternoon tea!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Has to be the chicken bites, with sweet chilli dip - delish!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

We say why wait until midnight? Our evening menu is pretty tasty. In between some serious dancing and another prosecco, you can enjoy hog roast, pizza, paella, nachos... you name it and our chef can make it!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

My personal favourite is our private terrace with the picturesque views of parkland and our resident wildlife!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

I'm extremely proud of the flexibility of our team to ensure you have the perfect wedding! We make regular changes - sometimes at short notice, to suit your requirements and ideas to make sure your vision comes to life on your big day.