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Events for 31st Mar 2019

Fully Booked: Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

Date: 31st March 2019

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

The Lydiard House presents a special Mothering Sunday Traditional Afternoon Tea in our Luxborough Suite with Harpist Christine Kinder setting a lovely, relaxing atmosphere.

Lydiard

Please note: this event is now fully booked.

Treat your Mum, Grandma, step-Mum, Auntie, Godmother or special lady to a wonderful afternoon tea at Lydiard Park this Mother’s Day.

The Lydiard House presents a special Mothering Sunday Traditional Afternoon Tea in our Luxborough Suite with Harpist Christine Kinder setting a lovely, relaxing atmosphere.

You are also invited to explore the elegant State Rooms of Lydiard House, where ornate plasterwork and original family furnishings are displayed alongside portraits and photographs of the St John family, who lived there from Elizabethan times.

Please note that the historic house closes at 3.30pm. We strongly advise visitors to visit Lydiard House prior to Afternoon Tea being served at 2pm.

Our delicious Afternoon Tea includes:

  • Prosecco or pressé on arrival
  • A variety of hand-cut sandwiches
  • A selection of Pâtisserie delights
  • An assortment of savoury canapés
  • Unlimited tea and coffee

Children over the age of 10 are welcome.

Each booking includes a small gift for one mum. Additional gifts can be purchased for a small charge.

Reservations are essential. To book please call 01793 466664 (Mon – Fri between 10am and 4pm). Full payment over the phone is required to secure your booking.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation must be made by telephone at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled booking for a full refund. Please call 01793 466664 between 10am and 4pm to cancel your booking.

Cost: £19.95pp

2019 Exhibition: Visions of Lydiard

Date: 23rd March 2019 - 22nd December 2019

Every day

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 11:00 - 15:30

Our 2019 exhibition explores the evolution of Lydiard House and Parkland through a selection of paintings and photographs, illustrating the last 70 years of the estate’s rich history.

Visions of Lydiard

The changing face of Lydiard House and Parkland has been recorded through art since the 18th Century.  This gives us a fascinating visual insight into the evolution of this historic estate.

Visions of Lydiard showcases a selection of paintings and photographs from the Lydiard House collection which illustrate the last 70 years of the estate’s rich history.

The exhibition features work by both internationally acclaimed and local artists, as well as accomplished photographers, all of whom portray Lydiard from their own unique perspective.

The exhibition opens on Saturday 23rd March 2019

Cost: Standard Admission applies.

2019 Exhibition: Celebrating 75 Years

Date: 23rd March 2019 - 22nd December 2019

Every day

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 11:00 - 15:30

Throughout this year, Lydiard Park is celebrating 75 years of public ownership.

Celebrating 75 Years

Throughout this year, we are celebrating 75 years since the local authority in Swindon took over the ownership of Lydiard House and Park. The exhibition tells the story of the extensive restoration work which has taken place since.

Celebrating 75 Years opens on Saturday, 23rd March 2019.

Cost: Standard Admission applies.

Wiltshire Residents Week

Date: 30th March 2019 - 7th April 2019

Every day

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Lydiard Park is delighted to be participating in the first-ever Wiltshire Residents Week!

Drawing room Lydiard

To celebrate Wiltshire Residents Week, we are offering 2 for 1 admission to Lydiard House and Walled Garden between Saturday 30, March and Sunday 7, April. * 

Wander through the elegant State Rooms of Lydiard House, where ornate plasterwork and original family furnishings are displayed alongside portraits and photographs of the St John family, who lived here from Elizabethan times.

Throughout the year, we will be celebrating 75 years of public ownership here at Lydiard Park. You will be invited to visit our two new special exhibitions: Visions of Lydiard and Celebrating 75 Years. 

The 2 for 1 offer is open to all residents with the following post codes SP, SN, BA11, BA12, BA13, BA14 and BA15

To claim the offer, please download a ticket from the VisitWiltshire website.

Lydiard House is open Wednesday to Sunday, from 11am - 4pm (last admission 3.30pm).

Car parking charges apply at Lydiard Park.

*Terms and conditions

Offer applies to the combined Lydiard House and Walled Garden admission ticket. Valid for two people - one person pays the full adult admission ticket, and the second person goes free. Adult admission to Lydiard House and Walled Garden is £6.80

Please bring your voucher, email confirmation and proof of Wiltshire residency with you on the day of your visit.

Open to all residents with the following post codes SP, SN, BA11, BA12, BA13, BA14 and BA15.

The 2 for 1 voucher will show as free when downloaded - payment of admission is to be made at Lydiard House.

Offer not valid on family tickets. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer.

Cost: 2 for 1 on Lydiard House and Walled Garden combined ticket.