Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Nightingale Wood offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year. 

How to find us

How to find us
Nightingale Wood, South Marston, Swindon
Sat Nav Postcode: SN3 4SX
By Car

Via M4 junction 15, take the A419 towards Cirencester and follow signs to South Marston. Nightingale Wood is signposted from Old Vicarage Lane, the carpark is at the end of Nightingale Lane.

Please use directions to Nightingale Carpark as the postcode covers a larger area.

OS Grid Ref

51.593738871096, -1.7006134077394

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Nightingale Wood. 

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Try our easy access trails page to find accessible parking near you.

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area

Contact details

Discover this unique wildlife site in South Marston, near Swindon

Planted in the 1990s on an ex-agricultural site, Nightingale Wood is a new community woodland that supports a large variety of wildlife, especially birds.

If you are into bird watching, make sure to visit the wood with your binoculars on hand. You never know what you may spot! 

Stop by the woodland for a picnic, choose from three easy access trails for a peaceful outdoor walk or explore the trim trail play equipment, funded by the Great Western Community Forest project.

At a glance 

  • 3 walking trails 
  • Picnic area
  • Play area
  • Dogs welcome 
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