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Gloucestershire near Cotswolds Offers & Links

Cirencester by bus

Cirencester is a market town known as 'The Capital of the Cotswolds', it was the important Roman city of Corinium. The Abbey Grounds include a section of Roman wall and the site of the demolished 12th century Abbey is outlined with paving stones.
Read an in-depth Visitor Guide to Cirencester.
Bus 882 from station forecourt to Cirencester, The Forum (South Way), 20 minutes journey, M-S every 2-3 hours. Return buses leave from the same stop. Operated by Stagecoach. Buses also operate from Cheltenham and Swindon.

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Cirencester map

Corinium Museum by bus

The Corinium Museum has one of the finest and most extensive Roman collections in the country. Many exhibits are from Corinium (now Cirencester) which was Roman Britain's second largest city. Mosaics, coins, buried treasure, metalwork and other archaeological finds from the Cotswolds. The museum also covers Victorian Cirencester. Café. Exhibitions programme.
Open M-S 1000-1600, Sun 1400-1600, closes 1700 Apr-Oct.
Bus see Cirencester above.

New Brewery Arts by bus

A converted Victorian brewery housing a contemporary art gallery and craft shops with demonstrations. Café. Exhibitions programme.
Open M-S 0900-1700.
Bus see Cirencester above.

Cirencester Park by bus

Home to the Bathurst family, the extensive Park is open to the public free of charge. There are several follies in the Park.
Open Daily 0800-1700.
Bus see Cirencester above.

Cirencester Amphitheatre EH by bus then ½ mile

The massive earthwork remains of one of the largest Roman amphitheatres in Britain. Admission free.
Open Daily dawn-dusk.
Bus see Cirencester above, the Amphitheatre is ½ mile from the town centre.

Cotswolds Hideaways
Cotswolds Hideaways
Cotswolds Hideaways