Welcome to the Lydiard Park Friends website

Last update January 2018


The Friends of Lydiard Park is an independent charity dedicated to supporting the conservation and continued enhancement of Lydiard House and Park.

Lydiard Park Heritage Trust is the preferred bidder for managing Lydiard House & Park

 We are proud to support the Trust’s bid and to provide both advice and financial assistance at this critical time. 

See the full statement from Lydiard Park Heritage Trust   click here


Dave Woods, presenter of The Weekend WakeUp on Swindon 105 interviewed Mike Bowden about the Lydiard Park Heritage Trust bid:                               

                                           Click here to listen to the broadcast of 11th March 2017.

The Lydiard Park Heritage Trust Chair, Mike Bowden said “The Trustees continue to meet regularly to prepare for the next chapter for Lydiard House and Park. We are pleased to have convinced the bid assessment team as to the merits of our vision for Lydiard and we look forward to the cabinet meeting when the formal decision is to be made”.

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Second book of the Lydiard Chronicles was launched at Lydiard House

Elizabeth St.John's novel "The Lady of the Tower" is now followed by the story of the next generation in "by Love Divided". Elizabeth launched the book in December at Lydiard House as the second part of the Lydiard Chronicles. Click here to see the Link Magazine article with pictures of the launch.

Funds raised through membership help finance work that might otherwise not be possible.