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Birdland Park & Gardens in the Cotswolds

Cotswold Country Park & Beach
Spratsgate Lane, Shorncote, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6DF

01285 868096


About Cotswold Country Park & Beach

Want the perfect family day out?
Cotswold Country Park and Beach, located between Swindon and Cirencester, is home to the largest inland beach in the UK with lifeguards on duty for paddling and swimming (April – Sept). There are also several different activities at the Country Park to keep everyone happy, including:

  • Pedalo’s
  • Rowing Boats
  • Open Water Swimming
  • Crazy Golf
  • Adventure Playgrounds
  • Climbing Wall
  • Water Zorbing
  • Kayaking
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Slacklining
  • Team Building Activities
  • Raft Building
  • Bouncy Castles/Slides
  • Lovely Lakeside Walks

, formerly located along the Spine Road, is now here at the Country Park. This year they are operating a brand new System 2.0, a two-tower cable, available for wakeboarding and ringo rides. It’s the perfect place to learn a new hobby or trick! For more information please visit their website:, call 01285 897493, or email

Here at Cotswold Country Park and Beach there are seven bookable BBQ’s, including their surrounding areas, appropriate for parties, corporate events, gatherings, and special occasions. There is also an inside heated room, known as Toad Hall, which can be booked for those rainy days. 

There are two on-site cafes here at the Country Park. The Lakeside Park Café is open all year round serving delicious hot drinks, sandwiches, Panini’s, cakes, snacks, and much more. The Beach Park Café is open every weekend and during school holidays (April – Sept) serving hot dogs, burgers, bacon rolls, chips, and yummy ice creams and lollies!

So why is Cotswold Country Park and Beach the perfect family day out? Whether there are four of you, or forty of you, there is something for everyone; even the dogs.

For more information about Cotswold Country Park and Beach, please visit our website:, call 01285 868096 or email
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