For this section of the website, we have relied in part on research and memories from three local residents, Mrs Murgatroid, Mrs Varney and Mr Titcombe... for which we thank them.
First mention of the Parish we can find is in the Inquisition (a method... Read More
The Parish of Haydon Wick is a great place to live and a great place to bring up your family.
Now mostly an urban Parish, we are in fact the same size or larger than many small towns.
We lie to the north and north west of Swindon and have an estimated... Read More
Seven Fields Conservation Group is a local community, voluntary group committed to the conservation of the Seven Fields Nature Reserve, North Swindon. Seven Fields is rich in widlife and has some of the best wildflower meadows in Wiltshire, with ancient... Read More
A History of Britain to show where we are in the scheme of things:-
10,000BC the last Ice Age - Ice Ages wiped everything clean. The valley which forms the Seven Fields would have been cut by the Ice Age retreat and then by the Ha... Read More
The inaugural meeting of the Seven Fields Group was held to adopt Penhill Copse as Community Woodland - we went further and 'adopted' the lot!
Penhill Copse is to be found on maps dating back to 1796, and has signs of antique coppicing,... Read More
Spring Field and Long Meadow
These two are the best wildflower meadows at Seven Fields, over 200 species of flowers, grasses, etc., grow throughout the year. The meadows are cut for hay once a year, in late summer and the hay is t... Read More
There is an extensive network of footpaths which cross the Parish.
Before the developers could complete signage to these paths, funding sadly ran out.
Haydon Wick Council is in the process of designing and mapping a series of local health walks... Read More
Following is a listing of regular events which run in the Parish.
If your event is not here and you would like it mentioned, please do get in touch. If there are any errors you notice then please also let us know, thank you.
You may also download... Read More