There is so much to see and do in and around the beautiful Cotswold Water Park region. Explore the many local attractions, the wide range of outdoor activities, all the great places to eat, drink and take-away as well as where to get your local shopping.
This visitors guide and map will help you find out about the many great local businesses in and around the Cotswold Water Park area. These include:
- ‘Places to Visit & Local Attractions’ – Country Parks, Wildlife Parks, National Trust Gardens etc.
- ‘Eat & Drink’ – Pubs, Restaurants, Cafes & Tea Rooms, Takeaway Restaurants, Local Catering & Delivery
- ‘Activities & Watersports’ – Cycle Hire, Canoe & Kayak Hire, Paddleboarding, Sailing, Waterski, Wakeboarding, etc.
- ‘Local Shopping’ – Convenience Stores, Farm Shops, Local Supermarkets, Chemists, etc.
Local Visitor & Information Guide by Category & Location
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Please Note: This is draft page and work in progress with unconfirmed local business listings
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- Archery & Shooting (4)
- Cafe's & Tea Rooms (13)
- Cycle Hire (1)
- Farm Shops (2)
- Fishing (4)
- Fitness & Gyms (3)
- Golf Course (2)
- Horse Riding (1)
- Hotel (1)
- Local Shops (8)
- Outdoor Activities (20)
- Outside Catering (4)
- Parks & Picnics (2)
- Places to Visit (10)
- Pubs (11)
- Restaurants (19)
- Take-Away Restaurants (4)
- Watersports (13)
- Wildlife (4)
Somewhere Else Bar & Kitchen in Cirencester is the perfect place to grab a quick bite to eat at lunchtime or sit back and enjoy an evening of dinner and drinks. With its stylish sofas and glowing signs, SWE is the perfect place for cocktails and a catch up with friends. Why not give their House Cocktail ‘Somewhere Else 65’ a try; alternatively if you’re feeling brave, try asking for your bartenders recommendation!
Somewhere Else’s newly renovated Bar 65 also allows you to ‘Book your Bubble’ providing a Private Bar and seating for functions of up to 25 people (booking capacity may vary due to current COVID restrictions).
6 Lakes Waterski School is an outdoor adventure paradise for families, set in picturesque surroundings. Try inflatable rides, water skiing, wake boarding, wake surfing, stand up paddle boarding and more.
Bowmoor Sailing Club offers Come-and-Try days for interested families. It is a family-friendly club offering dinghy sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and open water swimming and is an RYA Recognised Training Centre for sailing and power boat courses. Situated between Fairford & Lechlade
Combat Splat has been running paintball events to thousands of customers each year and has proved to be one of the best performing attractions in the region.
Cotswold Airport was formerly known as RAF Kemble and now is a very busy airport for microlights, general aviation, corporate aircraft & airliners. The airport is open to the public everyday, including weekends. It boasts a very successful restaurant that offers superb food & views of the runway from its south facing sun terrace.
Kayak canoe boat hire on the River Thames. Come and visit our fabulous HQ right by the river for a great day out. Hire from 1 hour to a full week. Large or small groups, hens and stags.
Home of the largest sandy inland paddling beach in the UK. Whether relaxing with friends and family on a sandy beach beside a beautiful swimming lagoon, or enjoying activities from water sports, enjoy Aquaventure, an inflatable obstacle course sessions, pedal-boating, high ropes, to mini golf and family BBQ's & picnics within beautiful parkland. There are also two cafes by the water.