Cirencester Park Walk
Explore 3000 acres of parkland and woodland on this fine circular walk in Cirencester. This extensive park has miles of woodland trails, a large lake and a deer park. You can walk along the wonderful tree lined Broad Ride and visit the 19th century Polo-ground - the oldest in Great Britain. There are also great views into the surrounding Cotswolds countryside. The park entrance is located on the western side of the town centre so is easy to reach.
The Monarch's Way and the Macmillan Way both run past the park so you could pick up these trails to continue your walking in the area.
PostcodeGL7 2BP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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Cirencester Park Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
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Walks near Cirencester
- Monarch's Way - This incredible 615-mile walk approximates the escape route taken by King Charles II in 1651 after being defeated in the Battle of Worcester
- Macmillan Way - This long distance path links Boston in Lincolnshire to Abbotsbury in Dorset
- Sapperton Circular Walk - The Cotswolds village of Sapperton has some good trails to follow through the extensive local woodland and attractive Cotswolds countryside
- Chalford and the Toadsmoor Valley - Enjoy a walk along the Thames and Severn Canal before exploring the woodland of the Toadsmoor Valley on this walk from Chalford
- Cotswold Water Park - This fabulous attraction has numerous waterside cycling and walking paths taking you around the park's 150 lakes
- Source of the Thames - This walk takes you from the village of Kemble to the source of the River Thames at Thames Head, in Gloucestershire
- Thames Path - Starting at the Source of the Thames at Thames Head in Gloucestershire, follow the iconic river through beautiful countryside and historic towns to the city of London.
The path runs for 184 miles running alongside the river for nearly the whole route making for a glorious experience whatever time of year
The park is a great place for a dog walk and the areas where you can walk them are indicated at the park. To protect wildlife, please do not take your dog any further west than the ‘T-junction’ at the top of the Broad Avenue.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
To continue your walking around the Cirencester area, head south from the town to visit the splendid Cotswold Water Park. There's miles of great waterside trails to follow around the lakes here.
To the north west of the park you can try our Sapperton Circular Walk and Chalford and the Toadsmoor Valley Walk in a delightul part of the Cotswolds. The pretty village of Frampton Mansell is also not far and well worth a visit.
If you were to head to Kemble you would find the Source of the Thames. You can visit the site on foot from the town by following the waymarked Monarch's Way west. It will take you straight to Trewsbury House where you turn south to get to the source. You can also pick up the Thames Path National Trail here.