Cirencester the Capital of The Cotswolds & A Great Place for Antiques

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, 93 miles west-northwest of London. It is affectionately known as “The Capital of The Cotswolds“.

Cirencester lies on the River Churn, a tributary of the River Thames, and is the largest town in the Cotswold District.

Cirencester Events

There are many events that occur in the Roman town, this includes the annual festival of polo.


The Corinium Museum is located in Cirencester, which is affectionately known as “The Capital of the Cotswolds”. The Museum’s main collection comprises of important finds from the Roman town of Corinium.

Kitchenalia – An independent establishment located in the town that explores the history of cooking and all things culinary.


Cirencester Antiques Centre

Located at 25 Market Place in the heart of the town is Cirencester Antiques Centre. This is described as an Aladdin’s cave of room after room packed with a vast range of Antiques, Collectables & Gift ideas. The centre is housed in a historic 16th-century timber-framed building located in the centre of town. The centre is home to over 80 antique dealers that trade in antique jewellery, ceramics, arts, watches, kitchenalia, coins and even vintage clothes.