How to join us

By joining the Friends of Lydiard Park, you can help safeguard its future:

  • By promoting the protection of the historic estate and its environs.
  • By helping to purchase and enable the return of original pictures and furnishings to Lydiard House.
  • By commissioning, supporting and making available scholarly research and studies about the historic estate, its environs and the people who lived and worked there.
  • By supporting Swindon Borough Council in levering larger sums of external funding from organisations for acquisitions and restoration work.

Benefits of Membership

As a member of the Friends of Lydiard Park, you will benefit from Free entry to Lydiard House and the restored 18th Century Walled Garden; invitations to exclusive Friends events at Lydiard Park as well as tours to other historic properties; events leaflets keeping you updated with all the dates of new displays in Lydiard House, guided walks, talks and family events; and for those who wish to get involved, opportunities for fascinating volunteer roles in Lydiard House.

Membership form may be downloaded and printed from here for those not wishing to pay via the internet:

Options & Membership form

Contacting the Friends

If you have any queries please contact the Secretary by:

  • email
  • or write to
    The Secretary,
    The Friends of Lydiard Park,
    30 Croft Road,
    Swindon SN1 4DQ

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