At 40 square miles the Cotswold Water Park is approximately the same size as the Island of Jersey. It is that part of the Upper Thames catchment in North Wiltshire & South Gloucestershire which has been subjected to over 50 years of sand & gravel extraction.
Cirencester is the nearest of the Cotswolds Market Towns and as you would expect there are plenty of places to shop and numerous inns but lodgings and accommodation in the town centre is a little limited.
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The Bull Pen is located at the edge of the village of Poole Keynes, some 4 miles from Cirencester. It is now a family home and offers comfortable accommodation for visitors in a quiet location overlooking open fields, on the edge of the Water Park.
Originally built in the early nineteenth century as a granary and stables for a working farm, latterly, part has been used for a bull pen for the farm opposite.
Converted in 2008, it offers two en-suite double bedrooms with comfortable furnishings, LCD freeview television and Wi Fi. A further double bedroom with twin beds is available on request. The bathrooms are well equipped with separate showers and baths. There is ample off road parking space.
Breakfast - a full English Breakfast is provided. Special diets can be catered for. Please advise when booking.
Nearby - we are close to Cotswold Airport, Cirencester, Cotswold Water Park and are convenient for Bath, Cheltenham, Westonbirt and Badminton.
Kemble main line station is about 2 miles.
The Thames Path is but a short walk away and the source of the River Thames a little further at about 4 miles. There are number of excellent pubs and restaurants in the vicinity.
Tariff – Prices are per room per night:-
Double Room en-suite - £70.00 (inclusive of breakfast).
We are a non smoking establishment.
The Bull Pen,
Lower Farm, Pool Keynes,
Gloucestershire, GL7 6EG
Field Farm Cottage welcomes you to Somerford Keynes near Cirencester (10 minutes by car), best known as the source of the River Thames.
The local area has a wide variety of things to do, such as using the local water parks for example Cotswold Country park, details of which can be found on both our calendar of events and places to visit pages. There are also a number of places to eat out if you don't feel like rustling something up using the self catering facilities at the cottage.
Our cottage is situated on our working farm in Somerford Keynes. The cottage is built in Cotswold Stone, the two storeys consist of a spacious living area and kitchen on the ground floor, upstairs there is a double bedroom and bathroom with shower.
Peacefully located at the edge of the village of Somerford Keynes this modern cottage with central heating is a tranquil retreat for couples or small families who enjoy the peaceful countryside atmosphere.
With views over fields and its close location to the water sport parks and the Cotswold Nature Reserve this cottage is an ideal base for exploring the countryside and abundance of local leisure facilities in the area.
Facilities: - A fully equipped kitchen - Living area with TV - Bedroom with double bed - Bathroom with shower.
Quality in Tourism rating: 3 star. | Weekly rates: £215 - £370 | Availability: open all year round.
Field Farm, Somerford Keynes, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6DS
Idyllically located within the ever popular Cotswold Water Park, each luxury Scandinavian timber lodge boasts a modern and contemporary interior and all boast magnificent lake views in a truly breathtaking location.
The perfect retreat for a relaxing break away from it all, the lodges are ideal for those seeking a base from which to explore this delightful local area which is world renowned for its picture postcard villages and wealth of National Trust and English Heritage properties.
The Cotswold Water Park boasts over 130 lakes, so watersports opportunities abound. Excellent fishing* opportunities for all ages and abilities are available too – making this an ideal location for those seeking more active pursuits. Enjoy a bite to eat in the waterside café and savour the superb views.
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