The village of Wroughton is situated to the west of the city of London along with smaller cities such as Bristol, Bath and of course Swindon. Wroughton is filled with opportunity and allows you to live in a quiet place with the luxury of the city only a few miles away. Wroughton has become a place of interest for potential home buyers.
History of Wroughton
Wroughton is one of the biggest parishes in the United Kingdom. Home to around 8,000 people, this village is most well known for The Ridgeway, a national path which is connected to the ancient Uffington White Horse. The town is about 6km away from the larger town of Swindon. The traditional English village has a mixture of traditional and modern shops.
When you are looking for property in Wroughton, you will find different areas which will offer you a vast range of houses and flats. The quiet village of Wroughton will offer you a range of Victorian and Edwardian terraces, flats, bungalows, cottages and semi-detached and detached houses. Some houses have large gardens perfect for those with children and some have a garage for a car or bike storage.
Schools and Work
Properties in Wroughton will provide you with easy access to many local schools in the area. Wroughton offers a number of primary and secondary schools alongside sixth form colleges too. For older children, the central location of this town allows easy access to a few close by universities such as Bath University, The University of West England and The University of Gloucestershire.
There are also many jobs available in different sectors of this village such as jobs in retail, IT, business, manufacturing and many more. Wroughton's location also offers the opportunity to work in a bigger city whilst going home to the beautiful countryside.
Wroughton is a very popular village to live and properties do become available on a regular basis, but due to its popularity, speed is of the essence to avoid disappointment.
Days Out In Wroughton
Wroughton offers a range of activities for families, couples and individuals.
Swindon town centre is a perfect place for you and your family. The town has a great selection of high street and independent shops to kick off your weekend. The town offers hundreds of cafes, restaurants and takeaway shops for when you’re peckish, and the town also has events on all the time such as concerts, parties and fashion events.
Lydiard Park is a beautiful historic estate set in 260 acres of parkland. There are tea rooms and cafes, events and education programmes making this a fabulous day out for all the family. Dogs are allowed on the grounds and there are BBQ’s available to rent in the summer. The park hosts events all year round such as open-air theatres, live music and more.
Coate Water Park is a country park around 5km away from Swindon city centre. The county park has a 56-acre reservoir and in the 1970s a smaller lake was created. Now the water park is used as a water park, nature reserve and play area. It truly is a wonderful day out for the whole family
The BETTER Facility is a place for anyone who loves sports and activities. The facility offers a swimming pool, an ice rink, a gym, a spa and also some extreme sporting options. They even have libraries, children centres and regularly host events.
There are 30 local bus services from Wroughton and the nearest train station is in Swindon which is only 6km away. The bus route is extremely regular and as Wroughton is such a central town, any bigger city would only be a short train ride away.
For advice and guidance on buying a property in Wroughton speak to our friendly expert advisors at Castles Estate Agents in Swindon. We will guide you through the entire process with ease. We can help find you the property of your dreams and guide you in the right direction to make an offer on the home of your dreams. We at Castles estate agents have years of experience in helping people buy and sell homes. We also have the knowledge to make your buying process easier for you. Please call us today on 01993 611677 for more information.