Cirencester Amphitheatre - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Cirencester Amphitheatre

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.

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Corinium Museum

Corinium Museum

0.67km from Cirencester Amphitheatre

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.

Cirencester Park

Cirencester Park

0.75km from Cirencester Amphitheatre

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.

Abbey Grounds Park

Abbey Grounds Park

0.97km from Cirencester Amphitheatre

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.

Cerney House Gardens

Cerney House Gardens

6.22km from Cirencester Amphitheatre

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.

Isis Lake

Isis Lake

6.26km from Cirencester Amphitheatre

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

Cotswold Water Park Hire

6.74km from Cirencester Amphitheatre

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

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For more information about Cirencester Amphitheatre, visit: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/cirencester-amphitheatre/

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