Explore Lydiard

Lydiard Park is beautiful and inspiring place to visit throughout the year. Visitors are free to wander through its 260 acre historic landscape of rolling lawns, woodlands, lakes and pasture. Miles of accessible paths allow you to explore leisurely on foot, or enjoy running and cycling in this quintessentially English country landscape.

The park is much loved by local people, attracting 800,000 people each year. It’s a perfect place to meet up with friends and popular for family picnics and dog walks.

The Coach House Café is a snug place to warm up with a hot drink and snack in winter and for summer teas the courtyard is a suntrap.

Nature Watch

Each season at the park brings its own delights

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Park Run

Fun and fitness in a beautiful green setting.

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Historic Landscape

Lydiard Park is listed as Grade II in Historic England’s register of the most important gardens and historic landscapes in England.

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Family Discovery Trails

Discover Lydiard’s historic landscape and curious garden features with a new fun family trail.

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Bluebells and Garlic!

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

The Yellow Month

March is the month when Spring arrives and nature starts to emerge from its winter sleep. Yellow is the signature colour of...

The Park Landscape in February

The Winter months, when the trees are leafless, the vegetation has died back and the frost sharpens the outlines of the...

The Last Lord's Nature Notes for January

Vernon, 6th Lord Bolingbroke, was a well-known naturalist. During 1967 he contributed short articles to the Ringwood and...

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Lydiard Through the Seasons

Enjoy a Photo Gallery of Lydiard Park through the seasons.

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As a Friend of Lydiard Park, you become part of its ongoing story. With your help, we can conserve and enhance this wonderful place and its many tales for the future.