Rent an apartment in Swindon
With the arrival of the Great Western Railway in 1840 a whole new town was created between the new railway works and Swindon Hill and this makes Swindon a modern and vibrant English industrial town, an ideal location to rent an apartment and do some exploring. Take time to wander through its quiet courtyards and alleyways or enjoy a mix of traditional shops and pubs alongside modern outlets and stylish cafes and bars. It is a large town, in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire in the green and leafy region of the South West England and the landscape is dominated by the chalk hills of the Wiltshire Downs to the south and east.
Renting a holiday home in Swindon means that you are also in an ideal location for visits to many other cities, as Swindon lies midway between Bristol and Reading and London is also only 78 miles away. The nearest airport is Bristol (48 miles away). As Swindon is a railway town you can rely on the train station being a great mode of transport as well as having historic significance.
There are all the essentials you could possibly need in close vicinity to any holiday rental including supermarkets, pharmacies and shopping outlets. The centre is fully pedestrianized and offers both an indoor and outdoor shopping experience. Whether want the latest fashion, or a bargain, this is the place to be. For more original purchases there’s the local and international markets that regularly come to the town. The Brunel Centre and the Parade are shopping areas in the town centre, built along the line of the filled-in Wilts and Berks Canal (where a canal milepost can still be seen).
Swindon Festival of Literature, The Summer Breeze Festival, The Arts Centre is a theatre in Old Town which seats 200 and has music, professional and amateur theatre, comedians, films, children's events. Public parks include Lydiard Country Park, The Lawns, Stanton Park, Barbury Castle, Queens Park, Town Gardens, Pembroke Gardens and Coate Water. You can also discover the history of the Great Western Railway at STEAM Museum, learn about the history of various gadgets at the Museum of Computing or visit nearby farm park Roves Farm or the butterfly world and craft village at Studley Grange.