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There is far more to Swindon than its famous Magic Roundabout. A number of major businesses now call this vibrant Wiltshire town home and there is huge variety of shops, restaurants and cultural attractions to discover in and around the town. Swindon is predominantly an urban area, however the town features a number of attractive green spaces and some scenic parkland for our guests to enjoy, including Lydiard Country Park, Rushey Platt Park, Spring Gardens, Queens Park and Lawns Park. Our stylish serviced apartments in Swindon from esa place our guests close to a range of local amenities, business parks and transport networks in the town centre, for the ultimate convenience.

Originally a small market town, Swindon is now a thriving commercial centre, attracting a large number of leading companies over recent years. Major businesses in the areas include the microelectronics giant Intel, the fast growing logistics operator Wincanton, the pioneering household appliance group Dyson and the fleet management specialists Arval UK.

Swindon is an extremely well connected location, offering superb transport links to London, Reading, Bristol, Cirencester, Oxford and the main business centres of the Thames Valley. Located close to the M4 motorway, central London and Heathrow Airport are easily accessible by road. Guests staying in serviced apartments in Swindon from esa also benefit from frequent trains to Reading, providing fast connections to the capital and the rest of the country.

Swindon is a popular shopping destination, owing to its large McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, which offers generous discounts on a range of well known brands. If you prefer cultural pursuits, there is a rich arts scene and some beautiful historic houses in the surrounding area. Swindon Museum and Art Gallery are housed together in the Old Town area of Swindon and both are easily reached from our apartments. Swindon Museum has displays of local history, archaeology and geology, while Swindon's impressive art collection has a reputation as one of the best of British 20th Century Art outside London. Here are some suggestions for things to do while staying in esa serviced apartments Swindon:

things to do and places to see - serviced apartments in swindon

  • Enjoy an evening out at the Wyvern Theatre, one of Swindon's main entertainment venues. With dance acts, comedy shows, pantomimes and plays there is something for every taste.
  • Take the family for a day out at Lydiard Park. This stunning historic estate on the western edge of Swindon, includes a Palladian House, Church, Cafe and Walled Garden with a backdrop of 260 acres of parkland. Lydiard Park hosts a variety of charity events and education programmes throughout the year, as well as open air theatre shows, guided walks and an annual Victorian Christmas display in the house.
  • Visit STEAM, the Great Western Railway Museum and one of Wiltshire's premier attractions. Set in the historic Grade II listed railway building in the heart of the former Swindon railway works, this museum tells the story of those who created, operated and travelled on one of the most advanced railways in the world.
  • Pick up a bargain at Swindon Designer Outlet. Offering a superb variety of high street shops, over 90 different brands and up to 60% off designer labels, you will be spoilt for choice.
  • Experience some culture in Swindon Arts Centre. Situated in the Old Town, this popular arts venue includes a 212 seat theatre, a modern studio for workshops, a café and a courtyard seating area for visitors.
  • Take a day trip to the Cotswold Water Park in Cirencester, where you can revel in the great outdoors. With over 150 lakes, an inland beach and peaceful paths to explore, this is a picturesque spot to do some bird watching, walking and wildlife spotting. Otters, water voles, dragonflies, bats and beavers can all be seen here and there are a host of activities and water sports to enjoy.

Interested in finding out more about serviced apartments in Swindon from esa? Contact us about our properties and a member of our dedicated Reservations team will assist you with your enquiry. Considering another esa location? Why not try our esa serviced apartments Basingstoke or take a look at our esa serviced apartments Newbury. Alternatively, view a map of our other locations in the South of England.