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Coate Water Country Park

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Malborough Road, Swindon SN3 6AA, England
+44 1793 490150
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An absolute gem of a country park.

This really is a gem of a country park and has something for everyone. It is true that I can see... read more

Reviewed yesterday
coastalchris
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Brilliant venue

Good walks, great views, pitch & putt. Much neglected by the council. They seem preoccupied with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peterandjenny282
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crazy golf” (86 reviews)
“pitch and putt” (35 reviews)
LOCATION
Malborough Road, Swindon SN3 6AA, England
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+44 1793 490150
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"crazy golf"
in 86 reviews
"miniature railway"
in 35 reviews
"pitch and putt"
in 35 reviews
"diving board"
in 18 reviews
"paddling pool"
in 17 reviews
"large lake"
in 22 reviews
"round the lake"
in 19 reviews
"mini train"
in 13 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 23 reviews
"lovely place"
in 28 reviews
"bird watching"
in 9 reviews
"small cafe"
in 16 reviews
"nice walk"
in 16 reviews
"family walk"
in 6 reviews
"dog walking"
in 13 reviews
"sunny day"
in 13 reviews
"play area"
in 22 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

This really is a gem of a country park and has something for everyone. It is true that I can see the fitness folk (young and old) going for a jog but the less energetic can simple walk from the car park (immediately adjacent to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good walks, great views, pitch & putt. Much neglected by the council. They seem preoccupied with other parks in the town.

Thank peterandjenny282
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being from Swindon I have been visiting Coate Water all my life and have seen a few changes over the years. Coate Water provides a haven in which you can fish, jog, walk your dog. It's approximately 2 mls, if you just circumnavigate the lake,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My father was evacuated from London to Swindon during the war. He would tell me stories of when the diving board was open, and you could swim in the water.

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s got lots of lovey shady trees in this weather. Nice length of walk round the lake. They have a splash park which was closed when we went and a paddling pool which was also closed. You can do lots of things there though, fishing,...More

Thank 365jenny
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Need the crazy golf updating and the paddling pool, area good for kids. The but for food and sri is could be expanded and have a cafe area with seating. Needs money spent to update most areas.

Thank baker_andrew6
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ah always forget how nice of walk around the lake it is at coated water. Duck feeding for the youngest, pitch n put crazy golf for me and the eldest, play park for the middle one and ice creams for all at the end. Great...More

Thank Gareth H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place to go for a walk. with bbq facility , Sandy play park for the kids, a mini train to ride on, older kids might like the mini golf, Dog friendly and I have seen people fish. Not forgetting a bird watching shed.

Thank Kerry A
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Nice, well kept country park. Lovely walk around the lake area. Miniature train is always a hit with the kids.

Thank Neil H
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

We have been to Coate Water 3 times now as we only live 10 minutes away and have a dog who loves it there. There is a miniture railway trains and track which you can ride on.There is a childrens wet are where they have...More

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katherineshiells
21 May 2018|
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Response from Gail C | Reviewed this property |
one of mine used to , i think as long as the are not disturbing the wild fowl and anglers they are ok, i dont remember seeing any signs saying they cant . i used to go round to the boats slip way and let may spanial have a... More
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Ionut D
14 March 2018|
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Response from Gail C | Reviewed this property |
people do fish in there , i expect they have to have permits or what ever they have xx
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Miss_Dunn86
10 March 2018|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
There is around most of the site. But if you want to walk around the whole loop may find it a little bumpy/boggy for a couple of hundred yards.
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