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Activities and places to visit

The historic Roman market town of Cirencester is 4.5 miles away and offers a wealth of interesting things to do and see, including the Corinium Museum, Roman Amphitheatre, the New Brewery Arts Centre, the twice-weekly market on the square, plus shopping facilities ranging from boutique shops to supermarkets. And if you feel like climbing the stairs to the top of St John the Baptist Church tower in the town you can see the view for miles around.

 

Westonbirt Arboretum has all year round visitor appeal.

 

For steam fairs, opera festivals, art exhibitions and courses, Christmas markets, historic houses and parks and all other attractions and events in the Cotswolds, take a look at and the Cirencester website for up to date information:     

 

https://www.cirencester.gov.uk/whats-on

   

https://www.cotswolds.com/things-to-do

 

There is also a wide range of places to eat in the area, including the Bakers Arms pub in Somerford Keynes (10 minutes walk from Field Farm), if you don't feel like rustling something up using the self-catering facilities in the cottage. 

Cirencester Square
Cirencester Square
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Visitor Information Center
Visitor Information Center

Park Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BX Tel: 01285 655611 Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm Sunday, 2 - 5pm

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The Baker's Arms
The Baker's Arms

A traditional 15th century village pub in Somerford Keynes. Home cooked food and real ales are a speciality. Large garden.

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New Brewery Arts Centre
New Brewery Arts Centre

Day-classes, exhibitions, shop, on-site craft makers & a cafe.

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Cirencester Farmers Market
Cirencester Farmers Market

From 8.30 am to 1.30 pm on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.

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Cirencester Park & House
Cirencester Park & House

A grade II* listed country house. Cirencester Park is open to the public. Photo: Roger May. CC-BY-SA-2.0

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Polo at Cirencester Park
Polo at Cirencester Park

The club has 11 polo grounds. Visitor membership from £10 p/day. Photo by David Hawgood / CC BY SA

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The Corinium Museum
The Corinium Museum

Workshops, talks, exhibitions, galleries, a cinema, town walks, shop & cafe. GL7 2BX

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St. John Baptist Church Cirencester
St. John Baptist Church Cirencester

Tours of the Church available. Tel: 01285 659317

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Bicycle Hire
Bicycle Hire

t: 01285 862152 e: bev@go-by-cycle.co.uk Somerford Keynes GL7 6DS

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Boat, kayak, cycle hire:
Boat, kayak, cycle hire:

Cotswold Water Park Hire. Spine Rd E, Lake 86, South Cerney, Gloucestershire GL7 5TL

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Roman Amphitheatre Cirencester
Roman Amphitheatre Cirencester

Built early in the 2nd century AD. SatNav GL7 1XW Photo: Dave Crosby. CC-BY-SA-3.0

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