Cotswold Country Park and Beach

Places to Visit

Ages:

  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults

Venue:

Outdoor

Cost:

Paid

Description

Whether relaxing with friends and family on a sandy beach beside a beautiful swimming lagoon or enjoying activities from water sports to mini-golf within beautiful parkland, the Cotswold Country Park and Beach offers the perfect day out, time after time.

OPENING HOURS 

The park is currently open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10.00 am- 5.00 pm (apart from May 2nd bank holiday when it's open all day). From 25th May we open every day and during peak season (9th July – 11th Sept) we are open daily from 10 am - 6 pm. 

There are loads of activities to keep your family having fun in the great outdoors throughout the year including...

The North Lake is home to the fantastic BRAND NEW FOR 2022 AquaVenture The largest inflatable waterpark in the area with lots of awesome action-packed obstacles.  Climb the incredible Mammoth tower, bounce on the amazing Tornado, and have fun on the incredible slides with over 30 action-packed obstacles. Run, slide, climb, bounce and jump your way around the fantastic floating inflatable obstacle course, an amazing experience.

 AQUAVENTURE - £16 per person, per session

Stand Up Paddle Board or Kayak Hire

For those that want to get out on the water on their own, you can try out kayaking or stand up paddleboarding (SUP), with tuition available for beginners to help you get to grips with the paddle and increase your confidence on the water. Each SUP or Kayak is for one person only. £10.00 per person for a 30-minute hire. Minimum height 1m and must be able to swim 50 metres unaided in a buoyancy aid and aged a minimum of 11 years (anyone under 11 years are NOT permitted to take part in this activity). A safety briefing and tutorial are delivered before you go wild on the water!

Boat Hire, Row Boats, Swan Pedalos and Electric Mini Ports

If you fancy your boating at a more leisurely pace, you can take it easy at South Lake on a pedalo, rowing boat or mini-port electric boat, all available to hire. Families with toddlers will love the enclosed outdoor play area and paddling pool with a grass picnic area overlooking South Lake.

Pre-booking activities before arrival is essential

For more info and to book entry/ activities please visit the website

Hungry? Dine at The Beach Shack Cafe or enjoy a delicious gelato ice cream. You can also hire a BBQ pitch, and bring your charcoal and bangers for a cook-out in the sun or simply relax with a picnic beside one of the UK’s most well-known and loved inland beaches.

Fancy a walk? There are numerous walking trails throughout the Country Park that connect to the wider water park. Pedestrian access is permitted to these paths – but the use of the beach, swimming areas and other facilities are chargeable.

Summer fun for 2022...

Tolly’s Summer Circus is back!

Tolly and his friends can't wait to see you again! With 3 x 40 minute shows a day, guests of Cotswold Country Park and Beach have the fantastic opportunity to sit back and enjoy the best acrobatics and astonishing performances Cirencester has seen!

From 22nd July right through to 1st September!

Open Air Cinema

Join us for an evening of entertainment, with beautiful views of our lake.

Jurassic Park (PG) on Friday 9 September 2022. Enjoy Steven Spielberg’s dinos-on-the-rampage thrill ride, as the mighty Jurassic Park roars on our open-air big screen.

The Greatest Showman (PG) on Saturday 10 September 2022. Experience the dazzling sights and sounds of this fantastic family musical on our outdoor big screen, and sing along to all those huge hits

Click here for times/ prices/ booking. 

ADMISSION PRICES

OFF-PEAK PARK ADMISSION

(2ND APRIL – 8TH JULY & 12TH SEPT TO 30TH OCT)

GIFT AID PARK ADMISSION TICKETS (DOES NOT INCLUDE AQUAVENTURE)

Car (up to 5 persons)

£14

MPV’s (6-8 persons)

£18

Minibus

£35

Motorbikes (up to 2 persons)

£8

Pedestrian/Cyclist (adult)

£2.50

Pedestrian/Cyclist (child)

£2.50


PEAK PARK ADMISSION

(9TH JULY – 11TH SEPTEMBER)

GIFT AID PARK ADMISSION TICKETS (DOES NOT INCLUDE AQUAVENTURE)

Car (up to 5 persons)

£18

MPV’s (6-8 persons)

£22

Minibus

£45

Motorbikes (up to 2 persons)

£10

Pedestrian/Cyclist

£3.50


Did you know?

When you buy a Gift Aid park admission, at least 10% of the value of your ticket is a donation to the Cotswold Water Park Society
 (a registered society with charitable status. No. IP28479R). The Cotswold Water Park Society is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Cotswold Water Park Trust – (registered Charity No. 1120518). If you do not want wish to make this donation, standard day entry tickets are available online at £12.72 per car: £16.35 per MPV: Minibus option not available: £7.20 per motorcycle: pedestrian/cyclist £2.25

Save money through the year with annual family membership!

An annual family membership pass (up to 2 adults and 3 children) is available to buy online at £100 including one car permit.

For more info and to book entry or activities please visit the website


Open hours

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 17:00