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Lydiard House & Park

Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
Wilts
SN5 3PA

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Lydiard House Swindon, Summer Country House Garden

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult House & Garden£6.80
Adult Walled Garden£4.20
Child (3-15 yrs) Walled Garden£2.10
Child House & Garden (3-16 years)£3.70
Child under 3Free
Concession House & Garden£6.30
Concession Walled Garden£3.70
Family House & Garden (2+1)£15.80
Family House & Garden (2+2)£18.90
Family House & Garden (2+3)£21.10

Concession: senior (60+) and student
Carers go free with a carers card and valid ID.

Opening Times

Walled Garden (1 Jan 2021 - 23 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday11:0016:00*
Tuesday11:0016:00*
Wednesday11:0016:00*
Thursday11:0016:00*
Friday11:0016:00*
Saturday11:0016:00*
Sunday11:0016:00*
Lydiard House - House Temporarily closed (23 Mar 2021 - 23 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday11:0016:00*
Thursday11:0016:00*
Friday11:0016:00*
Saturday11:0016:00*
Sunday11:0016:00*

* *Lydiard House will be closed to the public until Friday 1 May. Lydiard Park remainds open as normal. The Coach House Tea Rooms will be closed, while the Forest Cafe will be offering takeaway service.*

The grounds of Lydiard Park are open every day from 7.30am to dusk.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - There is wheelchair access to the House, Church and Visitor Centre.
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Personal tours for blind or partially sighted visitors by museum staff can be arranged by prior agreement and guide dogs are welcome in the house.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Story box audio guides are available in the Library, Dining Room, Drawing Room, State Bedroom and Lady Diana Spencer room.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Drop off point and parking is available in the courtyard of Lydiard House for disabled visitors. This is reached via the Lydiard Park driveway off Hay Lane / Tregoze Way, signposted Lydiard Park Conference Centre and St Mary’s Church.
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - An accessible toilet is situated at the Visitor Centre – from the House this is reached by a 250 metre semi-serviced drive, which is not accessible by vehicle. Please bring your RADAR key.

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Cafe in grounds seating outside, open all year, daily
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions - Offer weddings and civil ceremonies
  • Conference facilities - We also have conferencing facilities and 36 en-suite bedrooms. Full details are on the main LP website: http://www.lydiardpark.org.uk
  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs welcome in park but they are not allowed in Lydiard House, Walled Garden, children’s play area, café or tea rooms.
  • Event venue - The Lydiard House & Annexe
  • Licenced for civil marriages - The Lydiard House & Annexe
  • Open All Year
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 01:30
  • Haunted - Lydiard is one of Swindon's most famous haunted buildings. Sir John St.John has been said to appear to visitors in the house and grounds from decades past until recent times.
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Min group size - 12 to take advantage of the dicounted group rate. Must be booked in advance.
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - If booked in advance.
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Swindon centre follow signs to West Swindon and then brown signs to Lydiard Park.

Public Transport Directions

Buses run frequently from Fleming Way, 5 minutes walk from Swindon Railway Station, Thamesdown Transport No1 and 1A (make sure the bus destination says Middleleaze or Ramleaze). A short walk is required from the nearest bus stop.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    607
  • Very Good
    373
  • Average
    73
  • Poor
    20
  • Terrible
    16

Recent Reviews:

  • Keith H
    Bath, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    This is just ok!
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 26th August 2021
    This place is ok, the parking should be free. Loads of space to kick footballs and play games etc and the free to use bbq’s are a good idea. The prices for the adventure playground are extortionate... Read full review
  • trustycurve
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Lydiard park I fell in the lake
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th November 2021
    Loved it, lots of dawgs, haha. Been here a few times always a pleasant trip almost fell in the lake lmao. Thanks, you are welcome Read full review
  • LeonieAdele
    England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely surroundings and good park
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 6th November 2021
    Lovely surroundings and a nice play park for the kids. Large lake to walk around with lots of ducks and swans. The house is very pretty from the outside although we haven’t been in. Read full review

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