Cotswold Country Park and Beach | Day Out With The Kids

Cotswold Country Park and Beach

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

Attraction Information

  • Beaches icon Beaches
  • Water Sports icon Water Sports

Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

Cotswold Country Park and Beach is the perfect family day out. Home to the largest inland beach in the UK with lifeguards on duty every weekend and school holidays, it is perfect for paddling and swimming. With a wide variety of activities, including: pedalos, rowing boats, water zorbing, wakeboarding, crazy golf, adventure playgrounds and more, there is something for everyone (even the dogs). The park is the starting point of several stunning lakeside walks also leading to local nature reserves, which attract a plethora of wildlife annually. There are seven bookable BBQ pitches, ideal for family gatherings, birthday parties, or any special occasions.

The Lakeside Park Cafe is open every day serving sandwiches, paninis, salads, ice creams, hot and cold drinks. The Beach Cafe is open every weekend and during school holidays serving, chips, burgers, and slush puppies.

So pack your buckets and spades, and get down to Cotswold Country Park and Beach!


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Spratsgate Lane, Shorncote, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6DF, England


Click here to visit Cotswold Country Park and Beach's website
01285 868096

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

26th May - 29th October 2017

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00


General Admission

22nd July - 3rd September

Pedestrians: £6.00

26th May - 21st July, 4th September - 29th October

Pedestrians: £4.00

Entry to park is included in parking for vehicles. 

Water activities charged separately.

More Information

Weather policy

If there is a storm overhead then the attraction will pause and resume once the storm has passed. Your time at AquaVenture will continue as normal.

Guest suitability

Pregnant woman are not advised to participate.

Parking facilities

22nd July - 3rd September: 

Motorbikes: £6.00

Cars: £16.00

MPVs: £20.00

Minibus: £40.00


26th May - 21st July, 4th September - 29th October: 

Motorbikes: £5.00

Cars: £12.00

MPVs: £16.00

Minibus: £30.00


Eating information

Do not bring glass bottles or containers.

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