Swindon is a historical town in Wiltshire that has lots to offer for all those who visit. Whether you are here on business, to catch a football match at the County Ground, or you fancy a wander around the many traditional courtyards, you are sure to be impressed.
You can visit many of Swindon’s top attractions on foot, but you may need transport if you want to go further afield from the town centre.
If you are looking for car hire, Swindon based, TSP Kar Hire are the best in town and will offer great rates for all budgets.
Once you have arranged your Swindon Car Hire the town is waiting to impress you at every corner and you should visit the following must-see destinations.
If you love visiting historical houses and grounds then Lydiard Park is a great spot to bring all of the family. The park is pet-friendly and offers wonderful views for a picnic.
The 260 acres of parkland boast of walled gardens, lush lawns, Elizabethan furnishings, a children’s play area, and a cafe to help keep you going on your day out.
Coate Water Country Park
Just 5km from the centre of Swindon, Coate Water Country Park is a beautiful oasis of calm. The children’s play area is small and there is a cafe for basic lunches, but you will want to spend most of your time walking around the splendid gardens.
Take a bike ride around the lake or go on a mini-beast adventure with children to explore the great array of wildlife in the park.
Steam Museum of The Great Western Railway
Situated in the heart of the Swindon works, this historical museum will tell you the story of how the men and women of Swindon, led by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, built, maintained, used and supported this iconic network.
With hands-on activities for children and special exhibitions throughout the year, fans of all ages will love spending a morning here.
Swindon Art Gallery
First commissioned in 1930, Swindon Art Gallery has a large collection of modern art from Britain and around the world. The building itself is striking to look at, with an elegant staircase taking centre stage.
The gallery has permanent exhibitions as well as contemporary exhibitions from local artists and artists from around the world. Nearby Swindon Museum is also worth a visit to see its interesting displays of local archaeology and historical artefacts.
Swindon Designer Outlet
If you fancy a spot of shopping while you are in the town, then Swindon Designer Outlet has shops and restaurants to keep you entertained for an afternoon. You will love it here but we are not sure about what your wallet will think!
These are just some of the great family attractions in Swindon and we guarantee that there are lots more to see. To secure your car hire, the team at TSP Kar Hire is waiting for your call.