Parks and open spaces - Faringdon Road Park
- In 1844, land to the west of the new Railway Village, between Faringdon Road and the church was purchased by the GWR from Lt. Col. Vilett, a local landowner, for use as a cricket ground now Faringdon Road Park.
- How to get there
- The Park is situated in the centre of the Railway Village approximately 3 miles from the motorway. Take junction 16 of the M4 and follow the signposts for the A3102 (Swindon Town Centre). At the second roundabout take the third exit onto Wootton Bassett Road, At the next mini roundabout, take the first exit into Westcott Place (B4289), at the next roundabout , called Park Lane you will see The Park is immediately in front of you.
- Further information
For further information about the history of the park, please refer to the following document: History of Faringdon Road Park (PDF)
- Contact details
The Ranger Centre
Coate Water Country Park
Tel: 01793 490150