The official opening of the 2019 Royal Wootton Bassett Field of Remembrance takes place on Friday 1 November at 11am. If you are joining us for the official opening service, please arrive before 10.45am. 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 Thursday 21st November. Opening times are 9.00am to 4.00pm.
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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