Swindon’s Old Town Railway Path

Walks, England, Wiltshire, Swindon

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  • Start at Signal Way.  At the far end of the industrial estate you will see the sign posts onto the Old Town Railway Path.

    Step 1: Start at Signal Way. At the far end of the industrial estate you will see the sign posts onto the Old Town Railway Path.

  • Step 2: The railway station opened in 1881 and served Swindonians until 1961. The track is now enjoyed as a leisure route for walkers and cyclists.

  • Continue under the road bridge

    Step 3: Continue under the road bridge

  • Continue under the Croft Road bridge

    Step 4: Continue under the Croft Road bridge

  • During the wetter months, the path can get a bit muddy at the Old Town end.  Make sure you wear appropriate footwear!

    Step 5: During the wetter months, the path can get a bit muddy at the Old Town end. Make sure you wear appropriate footwear!

  • There are five stone sculptures along the path.  They represent Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Conceive.

    Step 6: There are five stone sculptures along the path. They represent Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Conceive.

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