New Homes in Swindon
Live the Life
Originally a small market town, Swindon in Wiltshire is now a lively town of winding streets and quiet courtyards. Split into the old and new town, you can enjoy the historical side of Swindon as well as benefiting from all the modern conveniences it has to offer too.
Things to do in Swindon
Swindon has plenty to do whether you’re interested in history, culture, shopping or just general relaxation.
Lydiard House and Park make a lovely family day out. This lovely country estate includes a beautiful walled garden, relaxing parkland and elegant house.
The Steam Museum will take you back in time as you learn all about the Great Western Railway, while animal-loving kids will enjoy trips to Butterfly World and Roves Farm.
If you’re interested in the arts, the Arts Centre and Wyvern Theatre offer an eclectic year round programme. A great selection of restaurants and bars in the town centre mean you can really make a night of it.
In the surrounding areas of Wiltshire you’ll find mystical Stonehenge. This hugely popular attraction draws thousands every year, who try to discover what the mysterious stones mean.
You can also visit Longleat Safari Park – voted the UK’s number one safari park. Enjoy visiting towering giraffes and cheeky chimps during this great day out all the family will love.
Take a trip to nearby Salisbury and see the impressive gothic cathedral which has Britain’s tallest spire at 40ft high, containing one of the original copies of the Magna Carta.
Studying in Swindon
Swindon has a number of schools, both primary and secondary, situated within the area, making it a great choice for families. Longcot and Fernham C of E Primary, St Mary’s Catholic Primary and Preshute C of E Primary are all high ranking choices for younger children.
High ranking high schools in the area include; Highworth Warneford School, St John’s Marlborough and Lydiard Park Academy.
You’ll also find the University Technical College and the Ferndale Campus of Oxford Brookes University in north-central Swindon. Courses available at this campus focus on health and social care.
Swindon Transport Links
By car, Swindon is accessible from London and Heathrow airport via the M4. If you are travelling from the Midlands and the North, head to the Almondsbury interchange via the M5 and then take the M4, A4 or A36.
You can travel by train from London Paddington to Swindon in 55 minutes, while the TransWilts line has services every two hours for passengers travelling from the Midlands and the North.
You have a wide range of airports to choose from, all of which are in easy reach of Wilshire. These are London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Bristol, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Southampton and Exeter.