Things to do in Swindon

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  • Derek264
    Cirencester18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The staff at reception were really friendly and helpful. We attended STEAM with our 2 grandchildren, aged 7. The museum was not too busy and so the children had great fun on the hands-on exhibits. They loved the interaction with the railway signals, in particular.
    The steam train Caerphilly Castle was marvellous, especially the inspection pit underneath. If you are a history buff, this is the place to go, lots about the social history of Swindon.
    I liked an area where there was a bench, which gave you a view of the main Swindon to Paddington line.
    We spent 2 hours at STEAM and had a lovely time. I would like to go back and take more time to look around the videos and information exhibits.
    Written 5 April 2024
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  • RealityCheck2013
    Bristol, UK919 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Great undercover Shopping area based in old train Sheds.
    Plenty of Designer Label Shops and places to eat and have Coffee.
    Car Park is opposite and reasonably priced but not under cover.
    Nice place for a couple of hours and based on the other shopping areas in Swindon this is miles better, clean, safe and relaxed
    Written 24 March 2024
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  • Rob H
    Mansfield48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Me and my wife are visiting my son and daughter in law and their children aged 6 and 3. We heard there was to be a easter egg hunt so arrived. It was £5 per child. I am on a mobility scooter and it was quite easy to get round with the family. It took us about 2 hours to locate all the egg signs then returned back to hand in the grandkids forms, well the disappointment we thought they would get a egg, but the prize was a small pot of green slime. We then headed for a cuppa and ice cream then to a few rides on the fair. Enjoyed the day but felt abit let down with sline for the kids on a Easter Sunday, maybe a creme egg for the kids may have beet a better choice
    Written 31 March 2024
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  • Francisthetraveller
    Shalbourne, UK152 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The farm is much improved on when I last visited a year or so ago, with better information and a brighter feel to it. Feels like there are a lot more activities as well. Still think the restaurant is a bit of a let down as it could have some better, higher quality, options
    Written 11 February 2024
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  • Mike J
    3 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great dog walk, especially in the winter because of the well kept pathways, no mud and no need for wellies
    Written 21 January 2024
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  • Lesley L
    Wroughton, UK3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff. Could do with more staff at the refreshments to reduce the queues at interval .
    Written 26 March 2024
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  • Shani A
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent morning with my 2 older boys 22 and 24yrs and my husband playing old computer games.

    Excellent value for money.
    Written 21 March 2024
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  • Terry C
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited South Swindon Swamp again today. Thanks to the heavy rain last night it is now even swampier. I used to think that the green grass and safe underpass were great. But now we have the Swamp instead, I realise what I've been missing. I can now wear wellies or even waders where I used to wear trainers. I am also able to play chicken with the traffic as it races to beat the lights.
    Thank you Swindon Borough Council for appointing a contractor with the same level of incompetence that you enjoy.
    Also , any chance of sparing a few quid from the budget to purchase a couple of Waiver Bison?
    Written 5 January 2024
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  • Richard Eccles J
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    These rainbow-colored steps turn people’s daily lives into a magical journey. A+ for adding a splash of color to the usual otherwise mundane vertical adventures, definitely the best stair case in Swindon!
    Written 25 January 2024
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  • Hermatige S
    London, UK4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Of all the ring junctions I have visited in the country, this one is the most breathtaking. I do not understand how it works but I could look at it all day. This roundabout certainly brings a tear to this old man's eye.
    Written 26 January 2023
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  • stephenlloydb
    Swindon, UK3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We went for an afternoon at Lydiard park , and as a treat booked my grandson on the jungle park, he has ADHD and the staff were very patient with him, they explained and showed him what he had to do, went through all the safety aspects, he thoroughly enjoyed it for about 2 hours, if he got into any difficulty the staff were there straightaway, encouraging him and praised him, to cap it all he got a certificate, he was so proud of himself as were we. I would highly recommend this activity, they were absolutely brilliant and well worth the money, will definitely be booking again.
    Written 19 October 2023
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  • Guido Ummarino
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Guaranteed fun for the scooters and skaters who liven up our existence. The indoor park has always received a massive thumbs-up from our children and their various partners-in-crime. The ATB staff could not be more helpful and always go the extra mile to give children the confidence that gives them lift-off. A great experience.
    Written 5 April 2023
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