EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED.
VISIT SWINDON.

‘Expect the unexpected. Visit Swindon.’ - Swindon is one of Wiltshire's and the South West’s best kept secrets, a thriving and diverse modern town that is full of hidden gems. Swindon in Wiltshire offers a superb range of entertainment, leisure and accommodation for visitors of all kinds, with something for every budget - from five star breaks to budget days out. Swindon is an easy to reach destination for people visiting Wiltshire or holidaying in the West Country - some 30 miles from Bath and Oxford, and just 16 miles from Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
IN SWINDON

Brands, bargains and bustling festive locations. When it comes to Christmas shopping your checklist of presents can all be ticked off in Swindon, one of the South West’s leading retail hubs. Throw in a fantastic variety of restaurants, bars and pubs for a Christmas tipple or a festive lunch and it’s not only Santa that has Swindon on his list of prime destinations!

Wrapping christmas gifts bought in Swindon.

A GREEN DAY OUT
IN SWINDON

Swindon and its surrounding area has a stunning array of beautiful green spaces to rival any town in the UK. From beautiful Victorian parks in and around the town to the Ridgeway, Britain’s oldest road. Add to that our stately home gardens, wildlife reserves and areas of outstanding natural beauty – this really is a place to explore.

Woodland area, Stanton Park

A HERITAGE DAY OUT
IN SWINDON

The town boasts an extremely rich history but it was the Great Western Railway which put Swindon firmly on the map in 1841. Scratch beneath the surface and Swindon is one of the South West’s most stimulating destinations for culture vultures.

The restored Grade II listed Railway Works, home to the Designer Outlet Village

FAMILY DAY OUT
IN SWINDON

Whether it’s amazing green spaces for energetic young tree climbers, cultural excursions for curious teenagers or indoor adventures for both the young and the young at heart, Swindon has an impressive array of family friendly activities.

Children playing at Lydiard Park, West Swindon.

AN EVENING
IN SWINDON

Swindon is famed for its railway heritage, but behind the industrial facade is a modern, diverse, easy-going town scattered with stylish restaurants, hip cafés and buzzing pubs and bars.

Night out in Old Town.

Leisure & Activities
IN SWINDON

Whatever your favourite pursuit, Swindon has something for you. Whether you want to participate or simply observe, there’s plenty to occupy the hours.

People go karting at a local arena.

ARTS AND CULTURE
IN SWINDON

Swindon is rich in both arts and culture. From theatrical events and award-winning museums to independent galleries and exhibitions, Swindon always has something to offer.

An arts event at Old Town Gardens.

SWINDON RESOURCES

Swindon Web

Swindon Web
www.swindonweb.com
            www.eatswindon.com
            www.swindonshop.com

Visit Wiltshire

Visit Wiltshire
www.visitwiltshire.co.uk

Total Swindon

Total Swindon
www.totalswindon.com

Swindon Advertiser

Swindon Advertiser
www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk

Switch on to Swindon

Switch On to Swindon
www.switchontoswindon.com

Swindon Borough Council

Swindon Borough Council 
www.swindon.gov.uk

Swindon Link

Swindon Link 
www.swindonlink.com