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Reviewed on 4 Jul 2019
Travellers to Cirencester give high marks for the lakeside setting, relaxing spas and lively bar scene. Welcoming and cultural, this city also attracts tourists with its water parks. Cheltenham Racecourse, Swindon Designer Outlet and Westonbirt Arboretum are some of the top sights around the area.
The city's cultural venues include Corinium Museum and New Brewery Arts Centre. Attractions like Cirencester Parish Church of St John Baptist, Cerney House Gardens and Combat Splat are fun for kids of all ages. Notable city landmarks like Cirencester Church and Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre might be worth a visit.
Outside the city, popular places to visit include Cheltenham Racecourse, 14.6 mi/23.5 km from the heart of the city, and Swindon Designer Outlet, which is 12.9 mi (20.8 km) away.
To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Cirencester Kemble Station. Cirencester may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.