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.