Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester) Location
Map & Directions
24 Market Place
Pre booking is advisable prior to arrival. Limited parking is available at the hotel. There is a drop off area directly outside the hotel for guests checking in and limited secure parking spaces at the rear. Pre-booking of spaces (subject to availability) is charged at £15 per day.
Waterloo car park is a five-minute walk from the hotel and is charged at £7.50 for 24 hours.
Electric Vehicle Charging: The nearest EV charging can be found in The Beeches car park - 15 minutes walk from the hotel.
How to get here
Satellite Navigation Systems
If you are travelling by car using a satellite navigation system, the postcode GL7 2NP will will bring you into the Market Place, where you will find the hotel's main entrance.
Directions from North
M6 J8 merge onto M5. Exit M5 J11a merge on to A417 signposted London/Cirencester. At Air Balloon roundabout take second exit signposted M4 Cirencester at Burford junction branch left onto the A429 signposted Cirencester, follow signs for Cirencester Town Centre
Directions from East
M25 J15 merge onto M4 signposted the West /Slough. M4 J15 to A419 signposted Swindon. Continue A419 onto fly over signposted Cirencester, at Driffield junction branch left, take 2nd exit on to the A419 signposted Stroud. Take 3rd exit at next roundabout on to A429 Cirencester. Follow signs for Cirencester Town Centre.
Directions from South
M4 J15, A419 signposted Swindon. Continue A419 onto fly over signposted Cirencester, at Driffield junction branch left, take 2nd exit on to the A419 signposted Stroud. Take 3rd exit at next roundabout on to A429 Cirencester. Follow signs for Cirencester Town Centre.
Directions from West
M6 J8 merge onto M5. Exit M5 J11a merge on to A417 signposted London/Cirencester. At Air Balloon roundabout take second exit signposted M4 Cirencester Burford junction branch left onto the A429 signposted Cirencester, follow signs for Cirencester Town Centre
Kemble Railway Station - 4 miles with direct links to London Paddington
Bristol Airport - 49 miles
Take A38, M32, M4, A429 to Cirencester
London Heathrow - 83 miles
M25 J14, M4 J15, follow A419, A417 to Cirencester
The Kings Head is located in the centre of Cirencester - limited parking is available at the rear of the hotel. Pre-booking of spaces is available at a charge of £15 per day. There is a drop off area directly outside the hotel for guests checking in. The Waterloo car park is a five-minute walk from the hotel and is charged at £7.50 for 24 hours.
Enter your postcode to view approximate driving directions to Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester).
Location & Local Attractions
Highgrove House & Gardens
Over 30 years in the making, the organic gardens at Highgrove are some of the most creatively inspiring and innovative in the United Kingdom. King Charles opens the gardens to visitors on selected dates between April and October each year. Join one of The King's expert guides on a two-hour tour through the extraordinary series of gardens including The Stumpery, the stunning Wildflower Meadow and the impressive Kitchen Garden. Each a highly personal and inspiring reflection of the interests and enthusiasms of His Majesty. After your tour there will be time to take refreshments in the peaceful ambience of the Orchard Restaurant and visit the Estate shop. To visit the gardens at Highgrove you will need to book a ticket for one of the Garden Tours in advance.
Westonbirt Arboretum is a remarkable place for people to enjoy and learn about trees - 15,000 specimens from all over the globe offer the perfect setting to escape, relax or have an adventure. The picturesque landscape and internationally important tree and shrub collection is managed by the Forestry Commission and supported by the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum. Westonbirt main car park is at the Welcome Building. At particularly busy times other areas are used to accommodate additional parking. The restaurant offers hot and cold refreshments and a seasonal menu of hearty meals. In addition, the Westonbirt Cafe offers outdoor seating and serves take-away teas, coffees and a range of hot and cold snacks. The cafe opens at peak times during the summer and in autumn.
The Cotswold Water Park
The Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles between Swindon and Cirencester - with 150 lakes. More than 500,000 visitors come here every year. The Cotswold Water Park specialises in wakeboarding, skiing, boat hire, canoeing & kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. As well as water sports, the water park offers land activities such as aerial adventure, angling, beaches, horse riding, rally driving and much more!
Ian Coley Shooting
Located just outside of Cheltenham the Ian Coley Group comprises the Gun Shop, Shooting School and Sporting Agency. The Shooting Ground is available for individual practice with self-timer release clay traps, and for instruction with professional coaches. Whether you are an experienced game shot looking to keep your eye sharp; a clay shooter looking for some expert advice on a particular discipline, or a novice learning from scratch, Ian Coley's shooting lessons are tailored to your needs. Ian Coley is well-known in the shooting world, for both clay shooting and game shooting. Six times Olympic coach, Ian first shot for Great Britain in 1971, and since then has represented the country on over 200 occasions. In 2012, after coaching Peter Wilson to Gold at the London Olympics, Ian was awarded an MBE for his services to the sport of shooting.
Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park
Adam is perhaps the best-known farmer in the UK, presenting his own section on BBC's Countryfile. Farming and conservation are Adam's first passions and when the camera stops rolling, there is still plenty of work to be done. Adam Henson's father, Joe Henson, passed his beloved rare breed farm to his son in 1999. Joe Henson has been award an MBE from Her Majesty The Queen, in recognition for his services to conservation. The Cotswold Farm Park is home to a range of rare breed horses, ponies, cattle, pigs, goats and sheep. There are plenty of hands-on, educational and fun activities for all to enjoy. From shearing demonstrations, milking demonstrations, 'ask the eggs-perts', bottle feeding baby lambs and a farm safari.
A monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Home of the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Set in 2100 acres of beautiful parkland landscaped by ‘Capability' Brown, the magnificent Palace is surrounded by sweeping lawns, award-winning formal gardens and a great Lake, offering an unforgettable day out for all. Blenheim Palace is a unique example of English Baroque architecture. The Park is open daily except for Christmas Day. Advance tickets can be purchased online.
Gatcombe Park is set in the heart of the Cotswolds and is the spectacular private country home of H.R.H. The Princess Royal. Gatcombe Park regularly hosts international riders from all over the world and is home to the Festival of British Eventing, as well as a weekend of top class eventing. There is a shopping village, arena attractions and entertainment for all the family. Gatcombe also provides a Tradestand Village and Food Court.