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Lydiard House & Park

Lydiard Tregoze


01793 466664

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Lydiard House and Park

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult House & Garden£6.50
Child House & Garden (3-16 years)£3.50
Child under 3Free
Concession House & Garden£6.00
Family House & Garden (2+1)£15.00
Family House & Garden (2+2)£18.00
Family House & Garden (2+3)£21.00

Concession: senior and student

Opening Times

Walled Garden (1 Jan 2018 - 23 Dec 2018)
Lydiard House (8 Apr 2018 - 23 Dec 2018)

* 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



  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

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


  • 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.

Parking & Transport

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


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

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

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - Lydiard House Conference Centre
  • 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
  • Licenced for civil marriages - Lydiard House Conference Centre, contact 01793 770062
  • Open All Year
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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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.

Special Offers

  • This summer, enjoy an exquisite afternoon tea served in the picturesque surroundings of the Walled Garden at Lydiard Park. Available on selected Wednesdays and Thursdays between 6th June and 12th July, from 11am to 3pm. To reserve your timeslot, please call: 01793 465280. For just £15 per person, you can enjoy: - A selection of hand cut sandwiches - Warm home baked scone with clotted cream and jam - Delicious slice of cake - French macaroon - Served with unlimited tea Prosecco upgrade available at a cost of £2 per person. Gift vouchers are also available. Advance booking required To book afternoon tea or purchase a voucher for a friend or family member, please call 01793 465280 between 10am and 4pm. Full payment over the phone is required to secure your booking and a minimum of 48 hours notice is required. Cancellation Policy Cancellation must be made by telephone at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled booking for a full refund. Please call 01793 465280 between 10am and 4pm to cancel your booking. Your booking will be transferable to another date dependant on weather conditions. Please note: parking charges apply at Lydiard Park.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Mike H
    Columbia, Maryland
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Very relaxing
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd June 2018
    Arrived after hours, everything indoor was closed. Walking around with beautiful sunset was very much relaxing. Will visit again during business hours. Read full review
  • Nitrolysis
    England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful Park
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd June 2018
    Whether you like going a bit off course or staying on the paths through the trees and wildlife, the park is very well maintained and a brilliant place to visit for a couple hours. Read full review
  • Jenny L
    Twickenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Exceptional Palladian property - home of St John family for 500 years
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th June 2018
    Falling into disrepair in the 20th century, the house was saved by Swindon Council and restored. Interesting collection of portraits and paintings and we had an excellent guided tour. Read full review

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