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Thirty Days Wild!
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 1st June 2021

There’s no better time to get out and about and enjoy nature than in June when the days are at their longest (the Summer...

Bluebells and Garlic!
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 1st May 2021

If you go down to the woods today – or to wooded parts of Lydiard Park – there are two wild flowers you may well find....

April in the Walled Garden
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 1st April 2021

This month in nature we are indebted to the team who look after the Lydiard Park gardens for allowing us to share the work...

The Otter
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 1st March 2021

The news in the Swindon Advertiser last month that local photographer Emma Sanger-Horwell had sighted and photographed an...

February in the Park
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 1st February 2021

"The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size." Gertrude...

Wildlife in January
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 28th January 2021

There is plenty to see when you are out and about in Lydiard Park in the winter. Look out for the early snowdrop shoots...

December’s Natural Richness
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 31st December 2020

December in nature can look empty and dull but out in the park and the countryside, there is still plenty going on. Most...

Gallery: Lydiard Through the Seasons
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 6th November 2020

Enjoy a Photo Gallery of Lydiard Park through the...

Autumn at Lydiard Park
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 29th September 2020

There is so much going on in autumn in nature. The trees put on a stunning display as their leaves turn red and yellow....

The Walled Garden
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 4th September 2020

Following his marriage to wealthy heiress Anne Furnese in 1729, John 2nd Viscount St. John, remodelled the Tudor manor house...