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Magic Roundabout (Swindon)

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Magic Roundabout
Location Map ( geo)
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Highway Authority
Junction Type
Magic Roundabout
Roads Joined
A4289, A4312, B4289
Junctions related to the A4289
Junctions related to the A4312
Junctions related to the B4289
This article is about the original example in Swindon.
For the generic junction type, see Magic Roundabout
A view of the Magic Roundabout from the C401 Fleming Way

The Magic Roundabout is a well-known junction located in Swindon. It links the ring road (here numbered A4289 and B4289) to the A4312 and two unclassified local roads. It is infamous for its design, which consists of a ring of mini-roundabouts, with an inner ring where drivers travel anti-clockwise.

The junction was originally known officially as County Islands, but was renamed to (The) Magic Roundabout, so the name now appears on signs.

It was the first Magic Roundabout in the United Kingdom.


Heading clockwise from south

Route To Notes


Wroughton, Devizes (A4361), Walcot West, Old Town, Fleming Way West


Town centre, Town centre East car park, Football car park


Ring Road, Cirencester 16 (A419), Gorse Hill 3/4, North Star 1, Elgin 1 1/4, Station, Bus Station


No Through Road


Motorway (M4), Marlborough (A346), Burford (A361), Oxford (A420), Walcot East 3/4, University (Oakfield campus) 1, Park (N & S) 1 1/4, Marshgate 1 1/4, Greenbridge 1 1/2, Lorry park 2 1/2, Hospital 2 3/4


Magic Roundabout (Swindon)
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