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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.

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Cotswold Water Park Hire

Cotswold Water Park Hire

4.72km from Cricklade Museum

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

Isis Lake

Isis Lake

5.15km from Cricklade Museum

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

Cotswold Water Park

8.03km from Cricklade Museum

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.

Cirencester Amphitheatre

Cirencester Amphitheatre

11.41km from Cricklade Museum

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.

Abbey Grounds Park

Abbey Grounds Park

11.75km from Cricklade Museum

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.

Corinium Museum

Corinium Museum

11.81km from Cricklade Museum

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.

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Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of 3,485 km2. It is landlocked and borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The county town was originally Wilton, after which the county is named, but Wiltshire Council is now based in the county town of Trowbridge.

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