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Family Friendly Pubs in Swindon

Family Friendly Pubs in Swindon

Our guide to the most family friendly pubs in Swindon covers anywhere and everywhere with a great kids menu, a welcoming atmosphere and a top notch play area.

If you want to escape the hassle of cooking and enjoy some time with your family but don't know where to dine, take your pick from our great selection of options in and around Swindon below:

The Old Boathouse

Situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, The Old Boathouse may be set in the country, but it boasts a contemporary modern twist. Overlooking the beautiful South Cerney lakes, the spectacular views are accompanied by delicious food served every day. With several menus to choose from, including a specific Sunday menu, there’s something for everyone. As a family friendly pub little ones are more than welcome, and can choose from the kids menu, or receive 1/3 off the main menu dishes. There’s also an outdoor play park to keep them occupied! Book online here.

A: Lake 6, Spine Road East, South Cerney, GL7 5FP

T: 01285 864000

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The Blunsdon Arms

You can depend on The Blunsdon Arms to serve up traditional pub food at its best every day of the week. As well as their delicious daily menu, a range of mouth-watering specials are available throughout the week too - grills on Tuesday, fish on Wednesday, curries on Thursday and to round off the week a laid-back roast on Sundays. Children can enjoy either 2 courses for £4.99 or 3 courses for £5.99. A fun activity pack is also supplied with every kid's meal. 

A: Thamesdown Drive, Swindon, SN25 2NA

T: 01793 729801

The Cold Harbour

Take the whole family to Blunsdon's Cold Harbour, just off the A419. With Children's Starters for £1.25, Mains for £4.99 and Puddings for £1.75 or order two courses from the kid's menu for £5.99 or 3 courses £6.99. It's easy on the pocket, and your little ones will have a great time. With a great menu featuring British pub classics, everyone will find something to enjoy. Book online here.

Address: Ermin Street, Blunsdon, Swindon, SN26 8DJ

Telephone: 01793 772100

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Brookhouse Farm

Brookhouse Farm is a family-friendly pub located in West Swindon, famous for their big value pub food and a well-stocked bar. The price of a 'Super Horse Kids Meal' starts from as little as £2.99 and gives little ones the choice of one main, one side and one extra. Popular combos include roast chicken, baby potatoes and corn on the cob and macorani cheese bites, baked beans and fries - from our experiences kids love picking and choosing their favourites!

A: Middleleaze Dr, Middleleaze, Swindon, SN5 5GL

T: 01793 874223

The Woodlands Edge

The Woodlands Edge's fantastic weekly offers keeps families going back again and again. Their fun and flexible pick and mix kids menu makes it easy for children to find the right size meal and also comes with a free activity pack. On Monday and Tuesday evenings, kids eat for just £1 and weeknights 2 main meals can be purchased for only £8.49! A small play park can be found to the rear of the family section of the pub.

A: Midwinter Close, Swindon, Peatmoor, Wiltshire, SN5 5EZ

T: 01793 887635

The Tawny Owl

With dishes on the menu including cheesy broccoli pasta, thai chicken curry and chicken nuggets with chips, The Tawny Owl is arguably one of the best pubs in Swindon to take the kids for a bite to eat. With a cosy interior, well-stocked bar and spacious beer garden, it's easy to see why The Tawny Owl is such a family favourite. 

A: Taw Hill, North Swindon, Wiltshire, SN25 1WR 

T: 01793 706770

The Sun Inn

With an outside play area for children and delicious home-cooked meals served throughout the day, The Sun Inn has something that the whole family will enjoy. Let the kids run wild in the play area while you sit back and relax with a well-deserved glass of wine. 

A: Coate Water, Swindon, SN3 6AA

T: 01793 523292

The Dockle Farmhouse

The Dockle Farmhouse in Greenbridge is an ideal destination for families with a tasty selection of meals on offer and a separate children’s section. It also has a children’s play area outside in the beer garden and a child’s playroom located in the bar.

A: 2 Bridge End Rd, Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 4PD

T: 01793 838910

The Abbey Mead

Two patio areas, a large garden and a childrens' play area can be found at this contemporary family pub in North Swindon. The Abbey Mead serves quality pub food all day every day and always has plenty of entertainment happening to keep the kiddywinks amused.

A: Abbey Meads Village, Elstree Way, Swindon, SN25 4YX

T: 01793 726208

The Churchill

The Churchill offers a mouth-watering value-for-money menu full of popular pub classics sure to delight parents and children alike. All day Monday to Thursday and until 5pm on Fridays meals from the main menu are 2 for £9.95, while Sunday Roasts start from £7.95 with 2 courses from £9.95 and 3 courses from £11.95. There's also an indoor soft play area and every Saturday and Sunday throughout the Summer (weather permitting) there's even a bouncy castle too.

A: Swindon Road, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 8ET

T: 01793 849848

The Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales serves genuine, home-cooked pub grub alongside quality ales and an extensive wine list. From light lunch time bites, sandwiches, paninis, pizzas and salads to hearty main courses and Sunday lunches The Prince of Wales really does have something for the whole family. A separate kid’s menu is available on request or alternatively children can choose dishes from the light lunch menu. A large beer garden and small play area can be found at the rear of the pub. 

A: Lindas View, Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, SN4 7HT

T: 01793 852388

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak isn't your normal local pub, it's actually a working farm too, so expect plenty of noisy cockerels and hens! In the beer garden there's a rope swing for children and an interesting wendy wooden house for small kids during daylight hours and young teenagers after dark. Children can enjoy bespoke food most of the time, however if that’s not what they want they can also choose from small versions of almost anything on the menu. There's also plenty of dessert options if they've still got room. 

A: The Royal Oak, Cues Lane, Bishopstone, Swindon, SN6 8PP

T: 01793 790481

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