Tribute crosses from the Lydiard Park Field of Remembrance

Honour and remember those who have sadly lost their lives while serving in our Armed Forces.

The 2021 Lydiard Park (Swindon) Field of Remembrance official opening will take place on Thursday 28 October at 11am in Royal Wootton Bassett. There is also a daily service at 11am while the field is open.

The Field of Remembrance pays tribute to all the brave Service men and women who have served, including those who have more recently lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

The Field will close on Sunday 28 November. Opening times are 9.00am to 4.00pm. 

Entry to the Opening Service is free, but for everyone's comfort we are limiting the numbers in the grounds. We recommend reserving your place to guarantee entry.

Reserve your place and slot for refreshments after the Service. 

If you are joining us for the official opening service, please arrive before 10.45am.

Please be aware that regional and/or national Cvoid-19 restrictions may affect the Lydiard Park Field of Remembrance. Please check this page for the latest opening information before travelling to the Field.

Visiting the field

Address: Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon SN5 3PA

The Field of Remembrance is situated in the Walled Garden in the grounds of Lydiard House & Park just outside of Royal Wootton Bassett town centre.

Directions by car:

Lydiard Park, SN5 3PA, is situated on the western edge of Swindon. From M4 all routes including A420 & A346, exit J16 towards Swindon and follow brown signs to Lydiard Park. From M5/A419 and routes through Swindon town centre, follow signs to West Swindon, then pick up signs to Lydiard Park. On Whitehill Way there are additional signs to the Lydiard House & Church entrance to the park off Hay Lane. There is disabled parking at both entrances, and pay and display will be in operation. 

Directions by bus:

From Swindon town centre, Thamesdown Transport No1 and 1A (make sure the bus destination says Middleleaze or Ramleaze) run frequently from Fleming Way. 

Directions by train:

Swindon station - approximately four miles from Lydiard Park. Bus stop on Fleming Way is approximately five minutes walk from Swindon station.

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Field of Remembrance 2020

The planting of the Tributes and the Opening Services of the Fields of Remembrance in 2020 were held before the national lockdown in November and we captured these moments for you to view.

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