All our guided walks take place within the grounds of Lydiard Park and are led by one of the Warden team. They are free but booking is essential. To book your place, please call us on 01793 770401 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Places are limited so please don't forget to give us a call or email if you can no longer come on a guided walk.
Bluebell & other Woodland Flowers Walk
Sunday 19 May, 10am to 12noon
A morning stroll through the woodlands identifying flowers.
If these walks round Lydiard Park have inspired you to get out walking more, there's lots more information on walks around the Swindon area, including walking maps, details of walking groups and special events on this website
Lady Johanna's Garden - guided tour of Walled Garden
Saturday 1 June, 11am to 12noon, Wed 5 June 2 to 3pm, Friday 28 June 11am to 12noon and Sunday 30 June, 2 to 3pm
This June, we'll be running several special guided tours of the Walled Garden that focus on plants and their medicinal uses, including some of the plants that were referenced in Lady Johanna St John's book of cures. A new display in Lydiard House tells the story of her life & times and her interest in herbal cures. £5 per person, please book a place by calling 01793 770401 or email email@example.com
Summer Tree Walk
Sunday 9 June, 2 to 4pm
Join the Warden for a stroll around the park looking at the historic species of trees and giving more information on our woodland management plans. Free but booking is required - please call 01793 770401 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 31 July, 11am to 12noon
Celebrating Love Parks Week
Sunday 6 October, 10.30am to 12.30pm
A guided walk around the park looking at varieties of fruits and seeds found in the park - "nature's larder", a source of food for animals, birds and insects as well as for making jams and preserves. Free but booking is required, call 01793 770401 or email email@example.com