Short breaks

Make a night of it.

The Royal Agricultural University is a perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds. Situated on the outskirts of the Roman market town of Cirencester, with Bath, Cheltenham, Bristol and Oxford within easy reach for superb sightseeing and shopping. We are also a great location for those wanting to attend the races at Cheltenham, walk or cycle the Cotswolds Way or the other various footpaths right on our doorstep.

Set in the magnificent grounds of the University en-suite double, twin and single bedrooms are available all year round. 

Rooms are available at the following rates:

Bedroom prices from 2023-2024

  • Single en-suite £57.00
  • Twin en-suite £93.00
  • Twin (single occupancy) £65.00
  • Double en-suite £98.00
  • Double (single occupancy) £75.00
  • Family room en-suite/sofa beds, 2 adults 1 child £122.50. 2 x adults, 2 children £147.00



"Thank you for the hard work that went into us having such a good time. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the RAU makes a wonderful venue for a family gathering. We will have to do it again!"


Bacon family reunion weekend
Previous client

"Breakfast superb, the staff were lovely and everyone we met were very friendly.

All in all, a bit of a triumph (and it's made me look good for finding the RAU in the first place!), so thank you for everything!"


Short stay guest

"Sincere thanks for yesterday's lunch. Appreciated being back in The Kenneth Russell room. The room looked very welcoming, the meal was delicious and the service excellent."

Previous client

"My group were blown away by the place. In addition, we all thought that breakfast was superb! Your staff were lovely over the weekend, Security were really helpful and everyone we met were very friendly. All in all, a bit of a triumph, so thank you for everything and I look forward to seeing you again soon!"

GroundhopUK Ltd Group
Previous client