Cirencester is situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, one of the most beautiful rural areas in South West England. It is a thriving historical market town with a population of approximately 22,000. The area benefits from its ideal commercial and tourism location: Oxford, Bath, Stonehenge and Stratford-upon-Avon are all within an hour from Cirencester, while London and the coastal town of Bournemouth are only two hours by road.
Cirencester, which is well known for its Roman history, offers a safe and relaxed learning environment, with many pubs, restaurants, independent shops and tourist attractions available for students looking for more than just a study experience.
As Capital of the Cotswolds, Cirencester is the ideal base for anyone wishing to explore the beautiful region. With gentle hills, pretty limestone villages and stunning river valleys, the Cotswolds are often described as the one of the most unspoiled areas of the UK.
There are excellent opportunities to relax for people who enjoy cycling, water sports, horse-riding, golf, or simply taking a gentle walk around the villages.