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Tel code: 01285 | code search
Postcode: GL7 | code search
Population: 2900
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Folk Customs:
Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling
Cotswold Olimpick Shin-Kicking
Cranham Feast
Gloucesters Royal Lamprey Pie Gift
Marshfield Mummers
Pig Face Day
Randwick Wap
St Briavels Bread and Cheese Throwing
Tetbury Sack Race

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4 miles south-east of Cirencester, just off the old Roman Ermin Way (the A419) lies the village of South Cerney. Founded in the 1st century it has grown to become one of the largest villages in the South Cotswolds, once a farming community, water now dominates. South Cerney sits at the northern edge of the Cotswold Water Park, a collection of around 140 lakes created by gravel and sand extraction. Set up in 1967 the Park has 40 different lake owners hosting a variety of water borne activities including 10 lakes of SSSI status, and around 100 miles of footpaths and cycleways. The recorded history of South Cerney goes back to the Saxons and the Norman church of All Hallows is probably built on the site of an earlier Saxon church. The church has been much altered but retains some of the old with the new, the 14th century chancel is decorated with ball & flower decoration and the carved wooden head of Christ (believed to be 12th century) in the rood is a work of great intensity. St.Edwards Collage was founded in 1834 by Anne Edwards to house the widows of clergymen and in Station Road (the railway closed in 1961) is an attractive row of 16th & 17th century gabled cottages. The popularity of the nearby attractions has greatly increased over the years but South Cerney still retails all the charm of a Cotswold Village.

Dentist

Elsey and Elsey Dental Clinic

Doctor

The Surgery

Golf Club

South Cerney Golf Club

Pub and Bar

Eliot Arms
Horse & Groom
Old George Inn
Royal Oak

School

Ann Edwards C of E Primary School

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Ashton Keynes Taxi Servce
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Pakeman Catto & Carter
Waterside Cafe
The Laurels Pharmacy
The Butts Farm Shop
The Tackle Den

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Mallin B&B (0.18 miles)

Mallin B&B
Mallin B&B is located in the lovely Saxon village of South Cerney, 3 miles from Cirencester, the location provides good access to Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bath, Oxford and Swindon. Also convenient are Burford, Bourton on the ... More | visit website
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Cotswold Lakeside Lodge (0.89 miles)

Cotswold Lakeside Lodge

A Fantastic Cotswold self catering cottage,in an idylic New England Style Lakeside setting. Cotswold lake lodge is close to all the Cotswold Water Park facilities. A range of activities for all the family, whatever the ... More | visit website

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Chalet 50 (0.99 miles)

Chalet 50
Our private chalet is located within the well known Cotswold water park famous for its water sports and nature reserves, walking ,cycling and even a man made beach. The chalet is located on the Hoburne Cotswold ... More | visit website
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Orion Holidays (1.21 miles)

Orion Holidays
Self catering lakeside holiday cottages in the Cotswold Water Park.
At Orion Holidays we have a stunning portfolio of roughly 80 properties in and amongst the Cotswold Water Park ranging from timber clad, New England style ... More | visit website
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Waters Edge (1.89 miles)

Waters Edge
Breathtaking collection of contemporary, lakeside, luxury, 3 & 4 bedroom holiday homes in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park with unobstructed views across the tranquil 28 acre lake. The 'Waters Edge' lodges are extremely spacious with ... More | visit website
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Wild Duck Inn (2.60 miles)

Wild Duck Inn
The Wild Duck is a mellow Cotswold stone Elizabethan Inn, warm and welcoming, rich in colours and hung with old oil portraits of English ancestors. Large open log fires burn in the bar and ... More | visit website
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Old Mill Cottages (2.62 miles)

Old Mill Cottages
Four well-equipped barn conversions on a secluded farm beside the River Thames (sometimes dry) which sleeps 2-7 people.

Tupenny and Stables are adjoining single storey cottages. Granary and Thames have balconies overlooking the river.

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Riverside House (2.73 miles)

Riverside House

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Riverside House offers modern and comfortable accommodation, just 10 minutes walk from the centre of the historic market town of Cirencester, also known as ‘The Capital of the Cotswolds', there ... More

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Crown of Crucis (3.12 miles)

Crown of Crucis

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The Crown of Crucis is to be found in a picturesque village setting in the beautiful South Cotswolds near the town of Cirencester known as Corinium in its heyday of ... More

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The Old Brewhouse (3.29 miles)

The Old Brewhouse
The Old Brew House is a family run bed and breakfast conveniently situated 2 minutes walk from the town centre. The house dates back some 200 years and was once a brewhouse (hence the name). ... More | visit website

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