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Markets & Farm Shops in Swindon
The Markets and Farmers Markets in Swindon offer some of the best produce you'll find in the south west. As well as a wide range of clothing, and other items, there's plenty to choose from at bargain prices.
Here's our guide to help you out; whether you're looking to snap up a bargain at a local car boot sale or to sample some specialist food at a farmers market in Swindon.
When: Open 7 days a week 9.30am - 7.00pm
Where: Lotmead Farm, Wanborough, Swindon SN4 0SN
Contact: 01793 790137
The well-stocked ‘Farm Store’ at Lotmead Farm sells delicious fresh local produce along with natural dairy foods, jams, fruits and vegetables. They also offer a wide choice of select local delicacies from fresh baked biscuits and cakes to fruit conserves, ice creams and honey.
Swindon Farmers' Market
When: Every Sunday, 10am to 4pm
Where: Swindon Designer Outlet, Kemble Road, Swindon
Contact: 01453 758060
There are around 10 to 20 stalls each week and there are plenty of tasters available too.
The market is home to freshly baked bread and cakes, seasonal vegetables, Whiltshire Cheese and honey, farmhouse butter, traditionally reared free-range meat, doughnuts, ice cream, goats cheese & milk, apple juice and wine, plants for the garden, farmhouse sausages and home-cured bacon, cut flowers and lots more.
Wanborough Farmers' Market
When: Held from 9am to 12pm on the third Saturday of each month
Where: Wanborough Village Hall
Contact: 01793 823982
Wanborough Farmers' Market aims to bring locally sourced produce and homemade trinkets to Wanborough and the surrounding areas.
Regular attendees include V.P. Collins - Fresh farm vegatables, Liz Gleed - Fairtrade products, Wanborough Herb Nursery, Hinton Marsh farm - meat and Sausages, Wiltshire Smokehouse, Swindon Beekeepers, Marlborough Mushrooms, Ramsbury Tea, Sweet treats, cakes, fruit pies and biscuits plus many more.
Royal Wootton Bassett Farmers' Market
When: The 4th Saturday of the month, 9am to 1.30pm
Where: Royal Wootton Bassett High Street
The market has a wide range of produce from cakes, preserves, organic vegetables, Artisan breads, herbs and flowers as well as quality meats, sausage rolls, pies and pasties. A selection of stalls also caters to vegetarians.
There are also local artists selling prints of animals and nearby landscapes.
When: Every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 3pm
Where: Abbey Stadium
Contact: 01793 706006
Blunsdon Indoor Market is Swindon's premier destination for bargain hunters.
The market boasts over 100 different stalls, selling anything and everything from domestic appliances to cuts of meat, seasonal vegetables, cakes and baked goods.
On site there's also a barber a florist, watch repair stall, key cutting station, tattoo artist and numerous clothing stalls.
Swindon Tented Market
When: Open daily
Where: Market Street, Swindon Town Centre
Contact: Swindon Tented Market
One of Swindon's oldest and most diverse markets.
The Tented Market in Swindon Town Centre sells beds, South African foods, computing goods, women's lingerie and shoes, comic books, mobile phones and accessories, herbal and tobacco products, music and film memobila, paintings, homewares pet supplies and much more.
When: Every Saturday, 8am to 2.30pm
Where: Highworth Market Square
Traders sell freshly baked bread and cakes, seasonal vegetables, free-range meat, plants for the garden, fish, pastries and homewares.
Swindon Country Market
When: Every Friday 9am to 12pm
Where: St. Aldhelms Road
Contact: Gill, 01793 740620
The former WI Market houses stalls that sell preserves, home baked goods, crafts and trinkets, used clothes, plants and seasonal garden produce.
When: Tues – Sat (9 – 5:30pm) Sun (10-4pm)
Where: Church St, Purton, Swindon SN5 4EB
Contact: 01793 772287
Not so much a market, the Purton House Organics ‘Farm Shop’ offers up a variety of delicious produce.
The shop is home to seasonal vegetables, a variety of dairy products, free-range meat, fresh pasta’s and tomatoes sauces. If you can’t make the journey, Purton House Organics also offer a ‘to your door’ box delivery service of your favourite products.