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Cotswold Country Park and Beach

  • Cirencester
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches, Water Sports

Attraction Information

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!

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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.

Travel & Contact Information


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

Phone number

01285 868096



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

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

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


Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Do not bring glass bottles or containers.

No, Cotswold Country Park and Beach is not wheelchair friendly.

Pregnant woman are not advised to participate.

No, Cotswold Country Park and Beach have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Cotswold Country Park and Beach has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Additional information


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.

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