Looking forward to your Swindon hotel stay
Swindon is a town in Wiltshire, South West England, 56 km from both Bristol and Reading and 125 km from London. Swindon was a small market town until around 1848, and the original market area, known as Old Town, is located on top of a hill in the centre of town. The town has a strong history in the rail sector and has been given the nickname and a film title of “**Railway Town**” for this reason. Swindon is also home to a Honda car production plant. It attracts a number of leisure and business visitors, and there are several hotels in Swindon.
What activities can I enjoy after work in Swindon?
Enjoy the shops in the Brunel Centre and The Parade, two shopping areas in Swindon’s town centre. Another shopping mall of interest is the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet selling reduced price clothing in buildings that were previously part of the railway engine works. The town has several public parks in which to enjoy a little fresh air, including the Lydiard Country Park and Queens Park. Enjoy a film at the Empire Cinemas Swindon or Swindon Regent Circus in the town centre, or head out to Shaw Ridge Leisure Park to enjoy tenpin bowling. You can also find the Viva Urban Spa and a variety of restaurants and pubs.
What business facilities and airport connections does Swindon have to offer me?
Lydiard House Conference Centre has meeting facilities in an 18th-century building on the outskirts of Swindon offering 12 meeting rooms. Alternatively STR - Swindon Training Rooms & Meeting Space offers two large training rooms and a break room in the Old Town of Swindon. Gloucestershire Airport (GLO) is conveniently placed 66 km from Swindon and Bristol Airport (BRS) is 79 km away, both with convenient transfer options.
What are the most interesting sights to see during my stay at a hotel in Swindon?
Swindon has several museums of interest, including the Museum of the Great Western Railway, housed at the old railway works in town, and The Museum of Computing, dedicated to preserving examples of early computers. Close to your Swindon hotel, you will find the Swindon Art Gallery which offers a collection of 20th-century British art considered to be the finest outside of London.