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Goddard Arms

1 High Street Old Town

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Opening Times

Monday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday9.00 am - 12.30 am
Saturday9.00 am - 12.30 am
Sunday10.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

9am - 10 Mon - Sat
10 - 10 Sun



About the Pub

This grade II listed building has been owned by Stonegate Pub Co since 2013. The smart interior is spacious with comfortable seating. It features five real ales, 2 of them changing guests, and a real cider. Good value food is available all day 7 days a week making it very busy most of the time. Although there is Sports TV this is in the background. There is a large garden at the back and accommodation and a separate function room upstairs.

Historic Interest

Known as the Crown until around 1810 a pub has existed on this site since at least 1621. It was by far the most important inn in Swindon and was the meeting place for the Magistrates Court until 1852.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Ringwood Fortyniner
  • Sharp's Doom Bar
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Prescott Hill Climb
  • Timothy Taylor --seasonal--

Source: National

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Goddard Arms, Swindon


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • CamraVoucherScheme CAMRA Voucher Scheme
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% at all times.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Level access from the car park at the rear.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Last food orders 9.45pm.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    Refundable charge applies.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children have to leave at 7pm.

  • Accommodation Accommodation

    17 Rooms, all ensuite. Over 18s only.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Meeting room, plus Vaults bar that can be opened for private functions.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky & BT in the background.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Goddard Arms

1 High Street Old Town

Sat Nav Reference

51.552454, -1.774379


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Nearby Bus Routes (400m)

Swindon Bus Company: 12

Plenty of buses from Prospect place.

Closest Station (1700m)

Swindon (Wilts)

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