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Sit and ponder

4 out of 5 seems a little mean, but, car parking charges tipped the balance. That aside the park... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
andrew r
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Just the ground floor to visit in the house

The ancestral home of the Viscounts Bolinbroke now run by Swindon Borough Council. Only the ground... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MBKOKent
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon SN5 3PA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

4 out of 5 seems a little mean, but, car parking charges tipped the balance. That aside the park and surroundings are all good and worth a few hours of any bodies time

Thank andrew r
Reviewed 4 days ago

The ancestral home of the Viscounts Bolinbroke now run by Swindon Borough Council. Only the ground floor is open for visitors. Fairly basic but interesting. There is a walled garden which is probably good in the spring. In it are many types of apple tree....More

Thank MBKOKent
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lydiard park is a great asset to Swindon, a fantastic place to unwind and forget that you are in a town. The scenery is lovely and there is plenty to do with the children, whether it be a nature trail, childrens play park, or the...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here many times with friends. They have many charitable park runs each year, the x mas fun run is a good one!

Thank Bhavya_mohan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have recently discovered Lydiard Park as a pleasant dog walk just off the motorway when travelling to visit friends and family from our home in Cornwall. The open spaces, lakeside and wooded areas provide a very welcome opportunity to stretch our legs and get...More

Thank 500salc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would wholeheartedly recommend this park to families with active children. I have been meeting friends here for 10 years now since moving from Hampshire. It is easy to find from the M4 with "brown signs" to help. Parking used to be free but they...More

Thank cariad854
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is awesome and the house is well maintained. The only problem is the car parking last time the machine was vandalised. And not fixed. I’ll be coming again Wednesday as I have people I know from mind be their around 9am as they...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took off from here for balloon flight. View over house and gardens wonderful When parking there is a pay and display but no money you have to pay on your phone Lovely walk to shire horses and ice cream cafe Cafe closes early so don’t...More

Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve grown living minutes from Lydiard Park and seen the vast country park grow. It’s a good relaxing day out for all including the dog or dogs lol. The house is a good step back into the past while the park has been up dated...More

Thank 1978elliott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the park has great big open spaces, a walled garden, and 2 cafe's. lovely walks and a good track if you want to do a bit of running. children's play areas, lakes, picnic areas go there 2 or 3 times a week, Bottom cafe near...More

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Aaron Degiorgio K
25 August 2018|
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Response from AnndAndPaul | Reviewed this property |
There is a cost to go into the amazing house but the gardens are free.
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sorry i dont know xx
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6 May 2018|
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Response from Vincent30061970 | Reviewed this property |
There is a good track all the way round and prays, wheelchairs can access the whole track. Please not that after bad weather some parts of the track can become quite muddy, (mainly the wooded areas on the far side. I've seen... More
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