Parks and open spaces in Swindon - Town Gardens

In the whole of Swindon there can be few places that are as attractive or as well-loved as the Town Gardens in Old Town.

Refreshment kiosk
Aviary and pond
The Bowl - music venue

How to get there
To find the Town Gardens, follow the road sign from Bath Road and access to the Gardens is from Quarry Road or, alternatively, from Westlecot Road. Please note however, that roadside parking is severely limited and it is recommended that the public car park in Bath Road (access top of Eastcott Road), only 250 metres from the gardens, is used.
Location map
Opening times

Town Gardens is open daily from 7.30am.

Closing times vary depending on the time of year. The table below shows the closing times between April and October 2022.

Dates Closing time
Monday, 25 April to Sunday, 15 May 9.00pm
Monday, 16 May to Sunday, 14 August 9.30pm
Monday, 15 August to Sunday, 28 August 9.00pm
Monday, 29 August to Sunday, 4 September 8.30pm
Monday, 5 September to Sunday, 18 September 8.00pm
Monday, 19 September to Sunday, 2 October 7.30pm
Monday, 3 October to Sunday, 23 October 7.00pm
Monday, 24 October to Saturday, 30 October 6.30pm


British Summertime ends

  • Monday, 31 October to Sunday, 20 November, 5:00pm
  • Monday, 21 November to Sunday, 1 January 2023, 4:30pm
Contact details
Julie Dent
Service Delivery Administrator
South Swindon Parish Council (Central Swindon South Parish Council)
Parish Offices
Gladstone Street
Swindon. SN1 2AU

Telephone: 01793 317410