Lydiard House & Park

Formerly the seat of the Viscounts Bollingbroke, the Palladian mansion remains one of Wiltshire's most important houses.

Lydiard Park, Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 3PA

Lydiard House in Wiltshire
Free for members
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Charged parking
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Facilities for children
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Access statement available
  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Lydiard Park is a beautiful historic estate on the western edge of Swindon, with the Palladian House, Church and Walled Garden,  set in 260 acres of parkland.

The children’s play area, cafe, events and education programmes make Lydiard Park a great destination for a family day out.

There’s a wealth of history waiting to be discovered as you tour round the State Rooms of Lydiard House, celebrated for its ornate plasterwork, original furnishings and family portraits dating back to Elizabethan times.

The Georgian ornamental fruit and flower Walled Garden has been faithfully restored with  stunning displays of flowers, fruit trees and topiary and in the park, there is more evidence of this once-great country estate, including the  castellated dam wall, Ice House and grand avenues.

Lydiard Park runs events all year round, including Open Air Theatre, Birds of Prey and Auto & Retro Festival.

Opening Times


From Saturday 9 April 2022: Lydiard House Museum is open on Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00 to 4:00pm (last admission 3.30pm).

The Museum will close for the winter on Friday, 23 December 2022.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times


Historic Houses members visit for free.

We are no longer offering combined Walled Garden / House admission tickets.

Lydiard House Museum Admission

Adult £5.00
Child (3-15 yrs) £2.75
Senior (60+) / Student £4.40
Family Ticket (1 Adult + 2 Children) £9.50
Family Ticket (1 Adult + 3 Children) £12.00
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 1 Child) £11.50
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children) £14.00
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 3 Children) £16.50
Under 3s Free

Walled Garden Admission

Adult £2.50
Senior (60+) / Student £2.00
Child (3-15 yrs) £1.50
Under 3s Free

Group Visits

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

For pre-booked groups of 15 people or more our group admission prices apply.

We offer a range of benefits for group visitors, please see our website for more information.

  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Access statement available
  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Become a Historic Houses member

Explore the nation’s heritage from just £59 per year.

Hundreds of the most beautiful historic houses, castles, and gardens across Britain offer our members free entry.

Receive a quarterly magazine exploring the architecture, collections, and family histories of our grandest and oldest homes, and get an insight into what it takes to keep them standing today.

Enjoy monthly online lectures about the houses and their extraordinary history, presented by experts including house owners, curators and guest lecturers.

Join now
Lydiard House Drawing Room and paintings

Sign up for our free bulletin

Are you interested in the stories locked away inside Britain’s Historic Houses? Every Friday, we publish a free newsletter detailing news, stories and details from our member houses. From the stained glass windows of Knebworth House to the armoury of Bamburgh Castle, whether you’re a member or just interested, subscribe here and explore the treasures of Britain’s Historic Houses.