Things to do

Whilst you stay with Alexandra House, there are plenty of exciting things to do in the local area. From family attractions, thrill seeker adventures, historical landmarks and shopping centres, you won't be stuck for ideas. Use our filter to select the type of local attraction, or view all our listings below.
Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Race Course

Thrill Seekers | 37.5 Miles from Alexandra House

Cheltenham Race Course is at the heart of almost every aspect of jump racing with breathtaking views of Cotswold Hills, approximately a 55-minute drive away from Alexandra House.

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Savernake Forest

Outdoor Attractions | 12.3 Miles from Alexandra House

Located to the south of Marlborough, Savernake Forest is rich in history and has lots to explore. It is a Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) as well as a registered important historic park, making it the perfect forest for an exciting and educational day out.

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Marlborough Down Trail

Outdoor Attractions | 3.7 Miles from Alexandra House

Part of the North Wessex Downs, this trail is an 11.6-kilometre loop trail that features wildflowers and lots of wildlife. This trail is perfect for hiking, walking, nature trips and bird watching.

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Shaw Forest Park

Parks & Gardens | 7.8 Miles from Alexandra House

Shaw Forest Park is a community woodland that was previously a landfill. With a free car park and plenty of habitats to explore, this is a great option for an afternoon walk.

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Barbury Castle

Outdoor Attractions | 2.6 Miles from Alexandra House

Originally built in the Iron Age, the remains of the hillfort known as Barbury Castle are still standing strong.

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City of Bath

Great for Couples | 38.7 Miles from Alexandra House

Bath has been a hotspot for visitors far and wide for years now, going even as far back as the Roman times.

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Cotswold Water Park

Thrill Seekers | 15.1 Miles from Alexandra House

Whether you want to try your hand at paddleboarding, or if learning wilderness skills are more your speed, there’s something for everyone at The Cotswold Water Park.

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The Roman Baths in Bath

Historical Landmarks | 38.9 Miles from Alexandra House

The Roman Baths are one of the UK’s most visited and recognised historic sites.

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Swindon Orbital Shopping Park

Shopping | 11.8 Miles from Alexandra House

Find everything you want and more at Orbital Shopping Park. Treat yourself!

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The Ridgeway Trail

Outdoor Attractions | 26.5 Miles from Alexandra House

Take yourself on a lovely stroll along The Ridgeway Trail, or what’s popularly known as “Britain’s Oldest Road”.

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Incarcerated Escape Rooms Swindon

Group Activities | 4.6 Miles from Alexandra House

Get your thinking caps on; try and escape the Incarcerated Escape Rooms!

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McArthur Glen Shopping Outlet

Shopping | 5.9 Miles from Alexandra House

Prepare to treat yourself in style at the McArthur Shopping Outlet.

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Los Gatos Restaurant

Night Life | 4.3 Miles from Alexandra House

Tempt your tastebuds with an array of Spanish dishes at Los Gatos restaurant.

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Da Vinci Restaurant

Night Life | 5.5 Miles from Alexandra House

Treat yourself to a lovely Italian dinner at the Da Vinci restaurant in Swindon.

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The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT)

Outdoor Attraction | 19.8 Miles from Alexandra House

Join the world’s largest military airshow; The Royal International Air Tattoo.


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Coate Water

Parks & Gardens | 4.8 Miles from Alexandra House

If you’re a fan of stunning lakes, Coate Water is the ideal Swindon attraction for you.

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Mouldon Hill Country Park

Parks & Gardens | 9.2 Miles from Alexandra House

Mouldon Hill Country Park is a truly breathtaking day out. It contains a 100-metre gill over the River Ray which is a fantastic sight to see.

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Avebury Stone Circle

Historical Landmark | 10.2 Miles from Alexandra House

A place of spiritual importance, this is the largest stone circle in Britain. This is a breathtaking place to visit if you’re in Swindon.

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Lydiard Park

Parks & Gardens | 8.1 Miles from Alexandra House

Lydiard Park is a stunning place to visit, with over 260 acres of beautiful parkland.

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Roves Farm

Family Friendly | 12.6 Miles from Alexandra House

If you’re taking little ones on holiday, Roves Farm is the ideal place to go. A fantastic agricultural attraction with plenty of exciting play areas.

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Richard Jefferies Museum

Cultural | 5.7 Miles from Alexandra House

The Wiltshire countryside is stunning, and what better way to celebrate than visiting the Richard Jefferies Museum.

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Stanton Country Park

Parks & Gardens | 10.5 Miles from Alexandra House

Stanton Country Park is a stunning day out for all the family. Enjoy the tranquil peace and quiet of nature in a 185-hectare country park with meadows and an expansive fish pond.

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Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Outdoor Attractions | 13.5 Miles from Alexandra House

Swindon and Cricklade Railway is a great day out in Swindon for all the family. Having both steam and diesel locomotives, this attraction typically runs on weekends.

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Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Cultural | 4.3 Miles from Alexandra House

There’s so much to see at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, including temporary shows and exhibitions depending on the season.

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STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway

Cultural | 6.3 Miles from Alexandra House

Featuring the Isambard Kingdon Brunel, the engineer who designed the railway and its infrastructure, this is a must see attraction.

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