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About: If you’re looking for a tranquil al fresco environment then this is just the place. Take to the serene gardens for some al fresco dining on the large sun-drenched patio comprising stunning views over the grounds. With an extensive wine list and food menu, there’s no better place to unwind and laze the day away. Plus, if the weather decides to take a turn for the worst there is a comfortable bar lounge to take cover in. Book online here.
Address: Sudbury House Hotel, 56 London St, Faringdon SN7 7AA
Telephone: 01367 241 272
The Cold Harbour
About: Contemporary comforts meet olde-worlde atmosphere in this handsome inn in Blunsdon. When the weather’s warmer, why not enjoy some al fresco dining the Cold Harbour’s outdoor seating area? With an extensive food menu and prettily decorated with flower-filled window boxes, it’s the perfect destination for relaxed dining in the sunshine. Book online here.
Address: Ermin Street Blunsdon Swindon SN26 8DJ
Telephone: 01793 724840
The Pig on the Hill
Location: Old Town
About: Make the most of those balmy summer evenings and head down to The Pig on the Hill. The sun-blessed, picnic-benched garden at The Pig is a real sun trap, and the perfect al fresco spot to relax and enjoy some delicious pub grub.
Address: Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 4BH
Telephone: 01793 979226
De Vere Cotswold Water Park
Location: South Cerney
About: Take a seat on the outdoor decking at De Vere Cotswold Water Park, and take in the beautiful scenery. Situated on the Cotswold lakes, it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind in the modern surroundings and marvel at the picturesque views with a refreshing drink and delicious, freshly prepared food.
Address: Lake 6, Spine Road East, South Cerney, Gloucestershire, GL7 5FP
Telephone: 01285 864000
Chiseldon House Hotel
About: The award winning restaurant at Chiseldon House is the perfect place to dine al fresco. With outside tables set within the walled courtyard and a stunning country garden, where better to enjoy beautifully presented cuisine made from fresh, local and seasonal produce.
Address: New Road, Chiseldon, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 0LX
Telephone: 01793 741010
Sally Pussey's Inn
Location: Royal Wootton Bassett
About: Sally's is a modern pub that specialises in traditional cooking and tasty portions at sensible prices. When the weathers warmer dine in their outdoor garden, filled with benches on the sheltered decking and on the green.
Address: Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 8ET
Telephone: 01793 852430
Location: Old Town
About: With plenty of outdoor seating and an extensive food menu, Longs is the perfect place to grab a little sunshine. It gets busy from midday at weekends, so the early birds catch the best seats. We'd reccomend the one of their amazing signature burgers and a refreshing margarita.
Address: 86-87 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BB
Telephone: 01793 534519