Local Information

Highworth:

Highworth is a Market Town offering a good range of independent shops and businesses, numerous pubs and restaurants, a Post Office, a Library, a Dentist and Doctors surgery, childcare nursery and a weekly Saturday market.  It has a number of schools from Pre-School through to the highly regarded Highworth Warneford Secondary School.  There are good links locally to the A419 leading to the M4 junction 15 and the A420 leading to Oxford.  London Paddington is approximately 55 minutes from Swindon Central Train Station.

South Marston:

South Marston is situated on the Eastern side of Swindon and has public houses, an independent Hotel and Health Club, a Primary School / Pre-School, a Village Hall and Church. The local Supermarket and Retail Park are a short drive away. There is a good road network including direct access to the M4 Motorway via the A419 and access to the A420.  Trains to London Paddington from Swindon Central take approximately 55 minutes.  There are also numerous woodland walks and nature trails within South Marston and are very popular for dog walking and cycling.

Stanton Fitzwarren:

Stanton Fitzwarren is a small village situated on the eastern edge of Swindon and has good access to the neighbouring market town of Highworth which is approximately 3 miles away, offering independent High Street shopping and commercial businesses. It also offers a Post Office and good local Schools. Swindon is circa 5 miles away with national outlet shopping and commercial businesses. London Paddington is approximately 55 minutes from Swindon Central Train Station and other local communication links include the A419 dual Carriageway accessing junction 15 of the M4 motorway and the A420 (Oxford Road) a short journey away. 

Blunsdon:

Blunsdon is a popular village situated between Swindon and Cirencester.  Local amenities include a village shop, pub, Church and 4* Hotel with leisure facilities.  Located nearby are local schools from Nursery through to Secondary School.  There is also a shopping centre closely located, further leisure clubs and supermarkets.  Blunsdon provides good access for A419 / A417, A420 (Oxford Road) and M4.  Swindon Train Station is approx. a 10 minute drive and London Paddington is approx. 55 minutes by Train.

Shrivenham:

The popular village of Shrivenham offers a good range of shops and businesses, numerous pubs and restaurants, a local Post Office, Bank and Primary School. There is a Doctors Surgery and leisure facilities include the Shrivenham Golf Club.  There are good links locally for the A420 for easy access to both Swindon and Oxford. There are also good links for the A419 and the M4 junction 15. London Paddington is approximately 55 minutes from Swindon Central Train Station.

Watchfield:

Watchfield offers a good range of shops and businesses, numerous pubs and Primary school. It is located approximately 1 mile from the village of Shrivenham offering good high street shopping, a Golf Course, Village Hall, Doctors surgery and other amenities. There are good road links locally for the A420 for easy access to both Oxford and Swindon and the A419 giving access to J15 of the M4 motorway.

Liddington:

The village of Liddington is situated to the east side of Swindon, nestling under the Marlborough Downs, with easy access to the historic Ridgeway and Marlborough. The village falls within the catchment area for the local Primary School situated in Wanborough and Ridgeway Comprehensive School (Wroughton). Within this highly sought after village there is a local church and two public houses. There is good access to J15 M4 via the A419. The mainline railway station is located in Swindon, circa. 5 miles providing a convenient commute (approx. 55 mins) to London Paddington.

Wanborough:

The popular village of Wanborough is to the East side of Swindon, with easy access to the historic Ridgeway and Marlborough.  Wanborough offers amenities including public houses, a post office/village shop, church, village hall and a doctors surgery.  The village also benefits from a Primary School and Secondary schools are a short drive away.  Wanborough provides good access to J15 of the M4, A419 / A417 and A420 (Oxford Road).  Swindon Train Station is approx. a 10 minute drive and London Paddington is approx. 55 minutes by Train.

Bishopstone:

Bishopstone is an attractive village situated to the east of Swindon. The village amenities include village Public Houses, a Church, a Village Hall, a Primary School and a Nursery. The communication links from this location are very good with Junction 15 of the M4 Motorway being approximately 4/5 miles away. Swindon centre is approximately 8 miles away with independent and commercial shopping. There are numerous villages nearby and wonderful Wiltshire countryside surrounding Bishopstone itself.

Hinton Parva:

Hinton Parva is a small downland hamlet situated between Bishopstone and Wanborough at the foot of the Wiltshire downs. The historic St. Swithuns Church is situated here and is believed to date back over 800 years. Schools and shops are situated in nearby villages and towns just a short drive away.  There are also good leisure facilities available locally including The Ridgeway for walking, Ogbourne St George Golf Club and ample riding opportunities in the area. There is a regular bus service to local nearby towns and a good road network with easy access to the A420 leading to Oxford and the M40 or onto the A419 to the M4. Swindon Train Station is approx. a 10 minute drive and trains to London Paddington take approx. 55 minutes. 

Great Coxwell:

The historic small village of Great Coxwell offers a Church, the National Trust Great Tithe Barn and plenty of beautiful walks through the local countryside.  The Market town of Faringdon is located just a couple of miles away.  Faringdon offers a good range of amenities including Schools, Library, Shops, Pubs, Restaurants, Doctor’s Surgery and Dentist.  There are also recreational facilities locally including the Faringdon Leisure Centre and Carswell Golf Club. Great Coxwell is approximately 20 miles from Oxford and Swindon is approximately 12 miles.  The location offers good links to the A420, A419/A417, M4 and M40 with main line train stations in Swindon, Oxford and Didcot.

Longcot:  

Longcot is a small village located between Faringdon and Shrivenham which lies within the Vale of the White Horse.  The village offers a pub, excellent primary school and St. Marys Church. Longcot provides easy links for the A420 offering routes to Oxford, Swindon, M40 and M4.

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