I'm coming to Swindon for a meeting (Tuesday to Thursday) in mid-December for 3 days. In order to cut $2000 off the fare, I am planning to leave on a Saturday, arrive on Sunday and spend the remainder of Sunday and all day Monday being a tourist. I have been to London about 15 times and would like to see someplace else. Does anyone have a suggestion as to a nice tourist location near Swindon, and relatively easy to get to from LHR? Since it is England, I am, of course, seeking history, ale and ghosts... I though about Bath, but seems a bit hard to get to from LHR.