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Lydiard Park

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Address: Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon SN5 3PA, England
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+44 1793 466664
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Lydiard Park is a beautiful historic estate on the western edge of Swindon,...

Lydiard Park is a beautiful historic estate on the western edge of Swindon, with the Palladian House, Church and Walled Garden, set in 260 acres of parkland. The children's play area, Cafe & Tea Rooms, events and education programmes make Lydiard Park a great destination for a family day out.

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Fabulous grounds for a wander...

Plenty of space to walk or sunbathe. Great play areas for small people, and a couple of options for wire walks for older children and adults (if you're brave enough). Lovely on a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and a friend of mind with a 7 year old and 7 week old baby visited lydiard park in the view that we would go to the Cafe and have a hot chocolate and the time we went fitted in with the feed time for the 8 week old. We looked online and checked the opening times for the... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lydiard Park is anot excellent place of quiet and exercise for residents of Swindon. Not enough to attract me if I lived more than 20 miles away due to the limited variety of things to spend time doing or seeing. However for children, dogs and those who enjoy walking through shady tree areas and parkland Lydiard is worth a visit.... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Plenty of space to walk or sunbathe. Great play areas for small people, and a couple of options for wire walks for older children and adults (if you're brave enough). Lovely on a summers afternoon with an ice cream (available from a couple of places on site).

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Thank lindsay822
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lydiard Park can be visited for a variety of reasons... - heritage... if you're local, a history buff or just interested in how certain people used to live a walk around the house will give you a good insight - Christmas at Lydiard is great - family get togethers... ample space for bbqs, playing games (rounders, football etc) - dog... More 

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Thank Tony M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as a half way house to meet grandchildren for the afternoon. Even though the weather was grey and miserable the boys, 9 and 11 were happy to run round, climb trees and generally let off steam. The lake has ducks and geese. The cafe pleased with cake, pasties, coffee and tea.(excellent cup of tea thanks). House closed at present.... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lydiard Park is a great place to go for walking and to take the children to play or picnic ( weather permitting ). There are facilities for getting something to eat and drink and whatever time of year you visit the grounds put up an ever changing experience. Soon it will be snowdrops and crocus followed by daffodils and bluebells.... More 

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Thank Brian12082015
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lydiard Park is an acceptable walk in the park for an hour or so but after that there is really not much else to do. The house is modest, no great architectural gem and very shabby inside, the house obviously hasn't had much money put into it for some years and really feels quite sad and tired. There is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to visit all year round. The facilities are good and the walks are superb. It has picnic ares with bbq stations, plenty of open space and easy parking.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been going to Lydiard off-and-on for almost 30 years. The largely flat terrain of the grounds is highly suitable for walks with both the very young and the very old. My latest visit was on Dec 25th for a pre-Christmas lunch walk with my grandchildren around the lake. The advent of car-parking charges was a most unwelcome surprise.

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Thank Derettens
Uffington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lydiard House is a treasure and on one occasion I visited hosted an exhibition on the house during World War 11 when it was a Prisoner of War Camp. I popped in for say 15 minutes and stayed for two hours it was so interesting. The grounds are superbly maintained and the Church is worth a visit in its own... More 

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