At the Royal Agricultural University, you are perfectly situated to explore everything the South West has to offer.
Cirencester is a busy market town, often referred to as the capital of the Cotswolds. It’s just a 20 minute walk away from campus, or a short ride on the RAU shuttle bus, and offers a selection of shops, bars, restaurants, and clubs, which put on regular events and dedicated student nights.
Bath, Bristol, Oxford, and Cheltenham are all within an hour of the University and promise an exciting day out. Visit the world famous Bath racecourse, experience the Badminton Horse Trials and the Cheltenham Gold Cup, enjoy rugby in Gloucester and Bath, browse a plethora of shops, art galleries, and museums, and unwind at one of the countless bars and restaurants along the way.
If you’re into water sports, Cotswold Water Park is 15 minutes’ drive away and offers 150 lakes set over 40 square miles. Activities include kayaking, canoeing, sailing, rowing, wakeboarding, and windsurfing, as well as plenty of walking and scenic bike rides.
The beauty of the Cotswolds is world famous, and right on your doorstep. With so many picturesque villages to discover, cafes and local pubs to enjoy, and miles of countryside to explore, you will never have a dull day!
Alternatively, London is just 90 minutes by direct train, the perfect distance for a day trip.