Swindon tourist and travel information

Swindon tourist and travel information

Swindon Travel Information

Travel Information Swindon is the largest town in Wiltshire. Swindon has a well preserved history, as well as being a good base to explore the surrounding countryside. Once the centre of the development of the railways in this area, the railway works of Brunel were busy here for over 150 years. Swindon railway station serves the town. The station is served by inter-city services from London Paddington to Bristol and South Wales. Swindon has a superb location and excellent communications.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Swindon - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. Local buses - Thamesdown Transport Ltd, Barnfield Road, Swindon, SN2 2DJ. Tel: 01793 428428. www.thamesdown-transport.co.uk. Stagecoach in Swindon, Bus Station, New Bridge Square, Swindon, SN1 1EA. Tel: 01793 521415.


M4 Motorway

Roads Swindon - Travel by road - Swindon is about 2 miles north of Junction 15 of the M4 Motorway. The M4 Motorway links London to South Wales, north of Swansea and LLanelli. Swindon is about 80 miles from London and 110 miles from Swansea.

M4 Motorway

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Travel by train

Rail Swindon Swindon - Travel by train - Swindon station, Station Road, Swindon, SN1 1DQ. Customer service 08457 000 125. Ticket office. Waiting rooms. Shops. Pay phones. Cafe and refreshments outlets. Step free access to whole station. All doors to station, shops, outlets, and waiting area are wide enough for wheelchairs. Wheelchairs available.

First Great Western. Tel: 08457 000 125. www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

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Swindon Tourist Information


Sport Swindon - Sport - Highworth Golf Club, Swindon Road, Highworth, Wiltshire, SN6 7SJ. Tel: 01793766014.



Sport Swindon - Sport - Swindon Town FC, County Ground, County Road, Swindon, SN1 2ED. Tel: 0870-443-1894. ICE SKATING. LINK CENTRE SWINDON, White Hill Way, Westlea, Swindon, Wiltshire SH5 7DL. Tel: 01793 445566. Ten Pin Bowling. Swindon Tenpin, Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, Whitehill Way, Swindon, SN5 7DN. Tel: 0871 550 1010. Oasis Leisure Centre, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1EP. Tel: 01793 445401.

Swindon Town FC


Stores Swindon - Shopping - Swindon offers excellent high street shops. Many of these are located within the Brunel Shopping Centre. Marks & Spencer, 81 Regent Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1JY. Tel: 01793 616266. Marks & Spencer - Marks & Spencer Swindon Outlet, Unit 62/64/66, McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Great Western, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 2DY. Tel: 01793 524 856. British Home Stores Swindon - 39-42 Bridge Street, Wiltshire, SN1 8BL. Tel: 0845 8410283. Woolworths - 23-25 Regent Street, Swindon, SN1 1JL, Tel: 01793 616150. Big Top Market Hall.

Town Centre Shopping


Entertainment Swindon - Entertainment - Cineworld Cinema, Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, Whitehill Way, Swindon SN5 7DN. Tel: 0871 200 2000. Cotswold Water Park Society, Keynes Country Park, Shorncote, Cirencester, GL7 6DF. Tel: 01285 861459. With more than 140 lakes. 40 square miles of countryside. 74 fishing lakes. To the north west of Swindon. SWINDON & CRICKLADE RAILWAY, Blunsdon Station, Tadpole Lane, Blunsdon, Swindon, SN25 2DA. Tel: 01793 771615 (weekends). About 2 miles north west of Swindon.



Other information Swindon - Other information - Swindon has a temperate climate, with roughly equal length winters and summers. Swindon Art Gallery and the Community Heritage Museum are both in Bath Road, Old Town, Swindon. Tel. 01793 466556. Central Library, Ground Floor, Paramount, Princes Street, Swindon, SN1 2SD. Tel: 01793 463238.

Art Gallery



Swindon hotels


Guest house bed and breakfast in Swindon

Self - catering accommodation in Swindon 

For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Marlborough hotels & Chippenham hotels. For bed and breakfast see bed and breakfast in Cirencester & bed and breakfast in Stroud.

Wiltshire Map and Attractions

Marlborough is 85 miles from London. It is 48 miles from Cricklade to Salisbury and 51 miles from Hungerford to Trowbridge.

Roads Swindon is about 2 miles north of Junction 15 of the M4 Motorway.

Wiltshire map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Swindon.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Stonehenge, Wiltshire. 2 miles west of Amesbury on the junction of A303 and A344/360. stonehenge.co.uk.
Attraction 2 - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village, Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG. Tel: 01249 730459.
Attraction 3 - Avebury Manor & Garden, nr Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 1RF. Tel: 01672 539250.
Attraction 4 - Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury. Tel: 01722 555 124. Cathedral Shop Tel: 01722 555 171. salisburycathedral.org.uk.
Attraction 5 - Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW. Tel: 01985 844400. longleat.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, Canal Centre, Couch Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1EB. Tel: +44 (0)1380 721279.

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