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Barbury Castle Country Park

Impressive iron age hillfort with big views down to Swindon. Great for walks.

White Horse Hill, nr Uffington, Oxfordshire

Swindon is on the western fringe of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Exceptional rolling downland for walks and packed with some of the UK's most famous prehistoric sites including Avebury Stone Circle World Heritage Site.

Lydiard Tregoze St Mary's Church

Impressive church with wall paintings and the famous 'Golden Cavalier', a life size, golden effigy of Edward St John.

Lydiard House

Located in the grounds of Lydiard Park with a limited number of rooms open to the public. When you're there, ask to visit Lydiard Tregoze St Mary's Church with its Golden Cavalier, a life size effigy of Edward St John.

STEAM, Museum of the Great Western Railway

Superb museum of international importance. Explores the history of the Great Western Railway and the work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Lydiard Park

On the outskirts of Swindon, a large and impressive park in which you'll find Lydiard House, Lydiard Tregoze St Mary's Church and Lydiard House Walled Garden.

Wayland's Smithy Long Barrow

On the The Ridgeway National Trail and near Uffington White Horse on White Horse Hill. Fascinating history and top walking in a compact area.

Uffington White Horse on White Horse Hill

One of the area's many white horses carved into the scarp face of the downland. Thought to be 3000 years old and by Uffington Castle.

Avebury Stone Circle World Heritage Site

Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with Stonehenge.