Barbury Castle is at grid reference, about 5 miles (8 km) south of Swindon and the M4, on the northern edge of the Marlborough Downs within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Other than a couple of nearby farms, there is no current settlement near the site.
the canal at kingshill has narrow boat trips,the boat is called the dragon fly and the trip is an hour long,children go free but adults pay £5 each and worth every penny,i did not even know this gem existed after living in swindon since 63.you feel like you are miles out in the country.we will do ...
ROMAN RUIN HAS REVEALED ITS SECRET Ever since a digger clattered into a buried wall seven years ago, experts have been intrigued and perplexed by Swindon's mysterious Roman complex. But yesterday, English Heritage revealed that the enigmatic site in the heart of a housing estate was once a magnificent, luxurious villa.
Hackpen White Horse is a chalk hill figure of a white horse on Hackpen Hill, located below The Ridgeway on the edge of the Marlborough Downs, two miles south east of Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England. It is one of nine white horse hill figures located in Wiltshire.
If driving - Hagbourne Copse is located in Blagrove Industrial Estate, West Swindon. From M4 junction16 take A3102 towards Swindon. At roundabout turn right into Ramsden Road. At next roundabout turn right into Frankland Road. Entrance located on right before the T-junction. Some parking along Frankland Road. If using bus - regular buses in Swindon.
The fishing is good, carp, tench, bream the main species. You will catch anywere on th lake. Best baits ive had good catches with are in order, trout pellet paste with small pellets fired round float, sweetcorn and bread. There is no toilet facilities at the lake although there are some at the café when you head for lake from car park.
Lydiard Park, Swindon Lydiard House and Park Lydiard House and Park is set in beautiful historic parkland on the western edge of Swindon. The Palladian house, walled garden, parkland and children's play area offer something for everyone, all year round. With a programme of special events and the changing nature of the seasons, there's always ...
The park is situated to the east of Swindon's Old Town. From M4 Junction 15, follow the signs for 'Swindon'. At Coate Water roundabout (adjacent to the Sun Inn), turn left and follow Marlborough Road into Old Town. Please use the public car parks in Old Town.
Liddington Castle, locally called Liddington Camp, is a late Bronze Age and early Iron Age hill fort in the English county of Wiltshire. It is sited on a commanding high points close to The Ridgeway and covers an area of 3ha. Liddington Castle was one of the earliest hill forts in Britain, with first occupation dating to the seventh century BC.
There is a well equipped children's play area at Lydiard Park with colourful, state-of-the-art play and climbing equipment suitable for children of all ages, there's lots of fun to be had climbing, swinging and sliding, a huge climbing frame with masses of slides and poles to go down and climb the giant octonet with
End, go to lulu.com/content/paperbackbook/mouldonhillcountrypark/9138940 where you can get a free download of a circular walk, containing more information, or go to lulu.com and search for Mouldon Hill, or 9138940. The text for the walking directions is printed in large type, and in bold.
The Museum of Computing @ Swindon exists to provide you with a record of all aspects of the history of computing.. We are family-friendly, and welcome people of all ages. You will find many hands-on exhibits, allowing you to experience computers and related items as they were in the past.
The park was designed to reflect the modern informality of the 1960's, rather than the Victorian splendour and formality of Town Gardens. How to get there Queen's Park is located near the Swindon Town Centre, with the main entrances being off Drove Road and York Road.
You can buy passes and workshop places for Poetry Swindon Festival 2018, and enter this year's Battered Moons competition. Richard Jefferies & Nature For the passion and depth of his nature writing, Richard Jefferies has been called the 'first and truest conservationist'.
Rushey Platt is a welcome wild space in busy Swindon where you can enjoy a quiet walk. Boardwalks give good access to all parts of the reserve. It is a remnant of the lush wetland marsh that used to cover much of south Swindon before land drainage made this type of habitat uncommon in Wiltshire.
Shaw Forest Park is currently a 40-hectare community woodland approximately 3km north-west of the centre of Swindon. There is a small car park on site, accessed via Mead Way at the Hillmead Roundabout, which is free of charge. Originally Old Shaw Farm Landfill, it has slowly reforested over a number of years.
Our Swindon in 175 Images exhibition shares the history of Swindon during the last 150 years. With 175 rarely seen images from our local art, photographic and postcard collections, many original, it will show the variety and vibrant nature of life in Swindon, both urban and rural, at work and leisure, and major events and celebrations.
A WATER feature billed as the focal point of Swindon’s town centre regeneration is now one of the cleanest in the UK after someone squirted washing-up liquid into the system. The £240,000 Crumbled Water Falls, between Regent Street and Canal Walk, is thought to have been targeted early on Saturday morning.
The Golfing Hole is the newest leisure facility in Swindon. We are an indoor adventure golf course themed to fit well with Swindon’s industrial background, the course features an range of different holes to test your putting skills. It’s a great place to celebrate a birthday, enjoy a night out with friends or for some family fun.
The Magic Roundabout in Swindon, England, was constructed in 1972 and consists of five mini-roundabouts arranged around a sixth central, counterclockwise roundabout. Located near the County Ground, home of Swindon Town F.C., its name comes from the popular children's television series The Magic Roundabout.
TWIGS Community Gardens are a colourful and vibrant set of gardens in the heart of Swindon. They are managed by TWIGS as a resource to give people who experience mental health problems the chance to regain confidence, self-esteem and to learn new skills. The gardens provide plenty of different ideas to take home to your own garden, along with plants and craft goods to enhance it. All monies raised through sales go directly towards funding our service.
Also Wilts [wilts] /wɪlts/. a county in S England. 1345 sq. mi. (3485 sq. km). County seat: Salisbury. one of an English breed of white sheep having long, spiral horns. Also called Wiltshire cheese. a cylindrical, semihard cheese, moister and flakier than cheddar.