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Group Visits

We welcome group visitors to Lydiard Park and ask that all group and coach bookings are made in advance.
 

Lydiard Park offers a range of benefits for coach and group visitors:

* Discounted admission to Lydiard House and Walled Garden
* Guided tours (subject to availability and must be booked in advance)
* Tempting refreshments
* Pre-order guide books 
* Coach set down & pick up close to Lydiard House
* Free admission for a driver or group travel leader
* Coach parking 

 

Group Admission Prices 

For pre-booked groups of 15 people or more, our group admission price per person is shown below.
 
Tier One
Lydiard House and Walled Garden
Adult £5.50 
Senior £5.00
 
Tier Two
Lydiard House and Walled Garden plus a full house tour
Groups from 15 - 20 people
Adult £9.50 
Senior £9.00
Groups from 21 and above
Adult £8.50
Senior £8.00
 
Tier Three
Lydiard House and Walled Garden  plus tour and guide book
Adult £11.50 
Senior £11.00
 
Free admission for the Group Organiser or coach driver.
 
We recommend that you allow time to visit St Mary’s Church, which is adjacent to the house, as well as the beautiful grounds of Lydiard Park. 
 
 

Guided Tours

Our guided tours are available from Wednesday to Sunday and are suitable for groups of up to 20 people. The tours are approximately 40 minutes in length.
 
Keeping Up Appearances - Status & Style in the Georgian Manner
The Georgians were fanatical about making an impression and were dedicated followers of fashion.  Join us on a journey through 18th century Lydiard Park - all in the best possible taste!
 
Wigs, Ruffs and Robes - the hidden stories behind Lydiard House's Paintings
The St John family led an interesting and lavish lifestyle, intermingled with scandal, debt and tragedy. Find out about some of the more colourful characters through our tour of Lydiard House's fantastic collections.
 
The maximum size of a group guided tour is 20 people, however two tours can be arranged for groups over 20 in size. Guided tours must be booked in advance, please call us on 01793 466664 or email lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk to arrange.
 

Group Refreshments

The Coach House Tea Rooms and Forest Cafe offer groups excellent value cream teas, lunches or you can just pre-order hot drinks.  For menus and to place your order, please download their booking form. to complete and send back to us.  Alternatively you can contact the Cafe Manager direct on 07824 545 364 or 01793 465282 to discuss your groups needs.  
 

Coach Parking 

There is dedicated coach parking situated near Lydiard House which can be accessed via the Hay Lane entrance.
 

More information

We hope that you find this information helpful in planning your visit. If you need any more information, please do contact us at Lydiard House on 01793 466664 or email lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

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