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"Under an hour from Bristol, Oxford, Bath, London and Reading, Blunsdon House is an ideally located base to visit and enjoy some of the UK's best attractions."

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Blunsdon House Hotel is ideally located as a base from which to discover the attractions of Swindon, Bath, the Cotswold’s and many of the surrounding villages in Wiltshire.

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Swindon’s nature attractions


Abbey House Gardens
An amazing and peaceful garden, full of beautiful and unusual plants. Here lies the final resting place of Athelstan, first King of all England.
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35 minute drive
Bibury
Delightfully picturesque, by the river. Feed the trouts at the Trout Farm.
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25 minute drive
Cotswold Water Park
Britain’s largest water park with over 133 lakes. Country parks with picnic and BBQ sites, go karting, footpaths, cycleways, nature reserves & a man made beach! Watersports include water skiing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, angling and much more!
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15 minute drive
Cotswold Wildlife Park
A lovely Wildlife Park in beautiful grounds. Rare animals including lovely red pandas, a Bat house and an exhibition of spiders and reptiles. There is a train to travel the park, and pleasant coffee stops.
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25 minute drive
Longleat Safari Park
See the lions, tigers, rhino, zebra & giraffe. Let the kids have fun in the hedge maze and adventure castle. Don’t forget to visit Longleat House, the stately home of the Marquess of Bath.
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1 hour 30 minute drive
Nature in Art
The world’s first museum dedicated exclusively to art inspired by nature from any period, any country and any media.
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45 minute drive
Roves Farm
Ideal for the children, play with the lambs, watch sheep being sheared, try your navigating skills in the willow maze or even paint balling.
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15 minute drive

Swindon’s local attractions


Avebury
As fascinating as Stonehenge, this ancient stone circle surrounds a pretty village. A huge tithe barn houses a craft exhibition.
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30 minute drive
Bath
See the Pump Room and the Baths, the Royal Crescent, drink in the atmosphere of this popular destination.
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1 hour drive
Bourton on the Water
Enchanting Village by a stream. Visit the Perfume factory, the Motor Museum (the home of ‘Brrmm’) and the Model Village.
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35 minute drive
Bowood House
The home of Lord Lansdowne, this house with its beautiful gardens by Capability Brown, has something for everyone including a wonderful adventure playground for children.
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50 minute drive
Burford
A lovely Cotswold Town, with lovely typical Cotswold buildings.
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30 minute drive
Cirencester
A busy market town, Cirencester is steeped in history. Visit the Corinium Museum for interesting facts about Roman Britain.
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20 minute drive
Gloucester Docks
Visit the docks for a peek at history, boat trips, antiques museums and special events.
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45 minute drive
Lydiard Park
Wander through the elegant ground floor apartments of this small stately home or visit the 260 acres of parkland surrounding it.
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20 minute drive
McArthur Glen Designer Outlet
100’s of designer labels at high street prices.
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15 minute drive
Oxford
See this famous University City in an open topped bus. Learn its history from a moving school desk at the excellent Oxford Story attraction.
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50 minute drive
Pewsey Vale
The finest formations of crop circles are found here in the Marlborough Downs. Helicopter rides are available.
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25 minute drive
Prinknash Abbey
The home to a Benedictine, Roman Catholic Community, learn about monastic life during your visit and see the bird and deer park too.
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35 minute drive
Salisbury
Famous for its Cathedral, this pretty town have plenty of shops.
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1 hour 20 minute drive
Steam Museum
Wiltshire’s family attraction of the year telling the story of the men and women who built the Great Western Railway.
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20 minute drive
Stonehenge
Probably one of the most famous of our national heritage monuments, Stonehenge attracts thousands of visitors every year.
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1 hour drive
Stow on the Wold
A pretty village, with many interesting shops, particularly antiques and gifts, definitely worth a visit.
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40 minute drive
Swindon and Cricklade Railway
Wiltshire’s only standard gauge railway line. Visit and ride upon a fully functioning railway right here in Blunsdon.
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10 minute drive
The White Horses
Wiltshire has many white horses. The oldest White Horse is at Uffington, Oxon, approx 20 minutes away. Up on the Ridgeway the horse overlooks Dragon Hill where St George is said to have slain his enemy.
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25 minute drive
Warminster
A lovely area of Wiltshire located in the Wyle Valley. There are plenty of amazing things to see, from castles to picturesque villages and not forgetting the Westbury White Horse too.
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1 hour drive
Swindon Speedway
The Swindon Speedway track is within a short distance of Blunsdon House Hotel and is home to the Robins. Race nights are held on a Thursday evening and the gates open at 6.30pm with racing commencing between 7.30pm and 7.45pm.
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5 minute drive
Swindon Greyhound Racing
The Swindon Greyhound race track is within a short distance of Blunsdon House Hotel. The track at Abbey Stadium features sweeping bends and long, wide straights, encouraging clean, trouble free racing.
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5 minute drive
Swindon Town Football Club
Swindon Town Football Club currently play in League Two. The club’s home ground is the County Ground, which has an all-seated capacity of 15,728. Since turning professional in 1894, the club has enjoyed periods of proud success.
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15 minute drive

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