Situated on the edge of the Cotswolds, Cirencester is a vibrant Gloucestershire market town. Dubbed the Capital of the Cotswolds, the town has plenty of quality schools and much in the way of natural beauty. Located 80 miles west of London, it has a population of around 20,000 people and is a great place to call home.
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There are six schools in Cirencester rated as either “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted
Cirencester is on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The town has a number of green open spaces, a Roman amphitheatre and a local nature reserve
Bristol, Bath and Oxford can all be reached in less than 90 minutes by car
Cirencester has good road transport links and Bristol Airport is just over an hour away
WHY CIRENCESTER IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Cirencester continues to be a popular place to live, and it’s easy to see why. It is the biggest town in the Cotswolds and is on the edge of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty meaning the very best countryside in the UK will be right on your doorstep. And for those that love green open spaces, you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty in and around the town itself. This includes Cirencester Park that covers 3,000 acres as well as City Bank Local Nature Reserve. The town is also home to a Roman amphitheatre.
Families with school age children will be pleased to know that there are six schools rated as either “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted within three miles of the town centre. These include Cirencester Primary School, Powell’s Church of England Primary School, Cirencester College and Cirencester Kingshill School. The town also has an open air swimming pool and a range of attractions for the whole family – including Cotswold Sculpture Park, Cerney House Gardens, Abbey Home Farm and the Sundial Theatre.
And for those who like the hustle and bustle of the city, Cirencester is perfectly placed for residents to make the most of the shopping, history and cultural attractions in nearby Bristol, Bath and Oxford. Each of the cities can be reached in under 90 minutes by car. But if it’s quirky independent shops that you’re looking for, you’ll be well covered at home in Cirencester.
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Whether you’re commuting, travelling to see friends or planning a day out, Cirencester is well served by a number of good road links. The A417 will take you to Gloucester and the A435 and A429 will take you to Cheltenham and Warwick, while the A433 will connect you to Bristol and Bath.
Whilst there is no train station in the town, nearby Kemble train station has direct services into London Paddington which take around an hour and a half. Bristol Airport is also just an hour and a quarter away.
If you want to live in Cirencester, you’ll find a range of new build homes near Cirencester with Wain Homes.
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