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0.38km from Abbey Grounds Park
The Corinium Museum in the Cotswold town of Cirencester in England has a large collection of objects found in and around the locality. Its collection consists of the highly significant finds from the Roman town of Corinium. The museum will take you on a journey through time and charting the development of the Cotswolds from its prehistoric landscape to the modern day.
0.64km from Abbey Grounds Park
It was originally laid out in the 1700s as a deer park by the first Earl Bathurst. Cirencester Park has been a deer park, a military base, a hospital and the venue for a Glenn Miller concert. The park is 8 km long and 4.8 km wide. Stephen Switzer may have advised on the design. Alexander Pope came here over a 30 year period and invested money in the afforestation. Its planting was Lord Bathurst's major achievment.
0.97km from Abbey Grounds Park
The Cirencester amphitheater is one of the largest known examples surviving from the Roman occupation of Britain. It was built just outside the walls of the town. There was also an area for standing spectators and it is estimated that the amphitheater had a capacity of around 8,000 people. A wall separated the spectators from the arena, which was floored with fine gravel and sand. early in the 2nd century AD.
Cerney House Gardens
5.4km from Abbey Grounds Park
Cerney House Gardens is a romantic English garden for all seasons. There is a beautiful secluded Victorian walled garden that features herbaceous borders overflowing with colour. There is a well-labelled herb garden and working kitchen garden. The 3.5-acre red brick walled garden has many colourful borders and seating areas. In Spring wander through the Bluebell woods down to the front garden which has more colourful borders.
6.63km from Abbey Grounds Park
Isis lake is a beautiful 54 acre rectangular lake in the northern part of Avon Park, Florida. It has very clear water. The lake is surrounded by white-sand beaches. The lake is a natural freshwater lake. It was used as a scuba diving training site, and the property held by the church camp was used by area residents.
Cotswold Water Park Hire
7.03km from Abbey Grounds Park
The Cotswold Water Park in the United Kingdom's largest marl lake system, straddling the Wiltshire–Gloucestershire border, northwest of Cricklade and south of Cirencester. There are 180 lakes, spread over 42 square miles. The park is a mix of nature conservation activities, including nature reserves; recreation, including sailing, fishing, a country park and beach with water sports and play areas; rural villages; and holiday accommodation. It is a significant area for wildlife and particularly
Cotswold Water Park
8.27km from Abbey Grounds Park
This unique area of over 150 lakes has something for everyone – from watersports and land activities, fantastic and varied birdwatching, excellent angling, off-road cycling, an inland beach, peaceful lakeside walks to beautiful Cotswold towns and villages waiting to be explored. You can come for a day visit, a short break or a family holiday.
9.3km from Abbey Grounds Park
Rodmarton Manor is a unique Arts and Crafts Manor House containing furniture made locally and with a stunning early 20th-century garden. The garden was laid out as the house was being built (1909-1929) as a series of outdoor rooms covering about 8 acres. Each garden room has a different character and is bounded by either walls or hedges.
Chedworth Roman Villa
11.54km from Abbey Grounds Park
The stone villa was first built in the early 2nd century and expanded in the 4th century. The luxurious features and precious marble mosaics lead archaeologists to believe the dwelling belonged to a very wealthy and high-status Romano-Briton family. It is one of the largest and most elaborate Roman villas so far discovered in Britain and one with the latest occupation beyond the Roman period.
11.75km from Abbey Grounds Park
The Cricklade Museum, originally erected as a Baptist Chapel in 1852, is one of 18 supported by Wiltshire County Council's Museum Service and houses more than 8,000 items. The aim of the Museum is to collect, conserve, research, interpret and provide public access to objects associated with the Cricklade district thereby encouraging people to acquire knowledge of local history.
15.21km from Abbey Grounds Park
The Cotswold Hills rise gently west from the broad, green meadows of the upper Thames to crest in a dramatic escarpment above the Severn valley and Evesham Vale. Rural England at its most mellow, the landscape draws a unique warmth and richness from the famous stone beauty of its buildings.
National Trust - Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate
15.64km from Abbey Grounds Park
The National Trust's Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate, Gloucestershire, is a Cotswold country estate and 17th century grandstand. It houses the best of the Sherborne collection, inherited from Lord Sherborne in 1982, highlights include Kent furniture and family portraits. It is England's only surviving 17th-century deer course and grandstand.
15.79km from Abbey Grounds Park
The Cotswold Way is a long distance walk that runs for 102 miles (163km) from the medieval market town of Chipping Campden in the North Cotswolds, to the historic City of Bath. Although recognised as a suitable route for a National Trail in due course, the path was initially sponsored by Gloucestershire County Council, who had no powers of footpath creation, and so used only existing rights of way.
Thames and Severn Canal
16.61km from Abbey Grounds Park
The Thames & Severn Canal was built ten years after the Stroudwater Canal and extended its route to Lechlade. With many locks climbing through the picturesque Golden Valley to the famous Sapperton Tunnel it then winds its way to Lechlade on the Thames – a 36 mile cross-country route.
16.78km from Abbey Grounds Park
Chavenage is a wonderful Elizabethan house of mellow grey Cotswold stone and tiles which contains much of interest for the discerning visitor. Chavenage has featured in so many feature films and television dramas over the years that to list them all here would take ages. The interior rooms feature historic tapestries, Cromwellian relics, and fine period furnishings.
Crickley Hill Country Park
16.85km from Abbey Grounds Park
A beautiful country park that covers an area of 143 acres of grassland and beechwoods situated on the Cotswold escarpment. Site of archaeological interest with panoramic views and waymarked trails. The park is a haven for nature and home to many birds, reptiles and mammals and is recognized as a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its wonderful variety of wildflowers. Rising above the city of Gloucester, Crickley Hill it also boasts breath-taking views over the Severn Vale, the Brecon Beacon
Great Witcombe Roman Villa
17.26km from Abbey Grounds Park
Great Witcombe Roman Villa was one of the largest Roman houses in Britain and was part of a cluster of very wealthy villas in the Cotswolds area. A rich family lived here, together with their slaves and freedmen, for around 200 years, until the end of the Roman period in Britain. The remains include a bathhouse complex and perhaps the shrine of a water spirit. Mosaic pavements hint at the villa’s opulence in Roman times.
The Abbey House Gardens
17.47km from Abbey Grounds Park
Abbey House Gardens is a country house garden in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, covering 5 acres. Privately owned, the gardens – but not the house – are open to the public seven days a week from late March until late October. It is one of the main tourist attractions in the town. It was a garden of great diversity. Up to date but on an ancient hill. Bold, atmospheric, romantic, soothing yet inspiring and containing more plants than many botanic gardens. We've created it all from nothing in ten
17.52km from Abbey Grounds Park
Athelstan Museum is a small friendly museum telling the story of Malmesbury - the oldest borough in England and on a site which that may well have been occupied for 4,500 years. It is famous for its lace and its Abbey and the museum also sheds light on a number of interesting old Malmesburians, including King Athelstan, first king of all England.
17.53km from Abbey Grounds Park
Malmesbury Abbey is one of the oldest and most important religious sites in England, with a history going back to at least the 7th century. It was one of the few English houses with a continuous history from the 7th century through to the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The present building dates from about 1180. Over half of the great church has disappeared, but the remainder is used as a parish church and boasts some fine Romanesque architecture and art.
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Abbey Grounds Park
3 Blake Rd, Cirencester GL7 2EG, UK
A majestic and beautiful park which was located in King Street, Cirencester. The Park has been designed to provide a range of facilities for all ages, including an adventure playground, tennis courts, mini-golf, croquet, and boules. Barbecues are also available for hire. A variety of events are held at the park throughout the year such as the Phoenix Festival, Cirencester Big Picnic, and Love Parks Week.