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Retiring in Style in Gloucestershire

02/12/2022 Siddington Park

Retiring in style in Gloucestershire

Siddington Park retirement village in Gloucestershire offers a fresh approach to retirement living – a selection of beautifully designed homes with thoughtful and practical touches set in landscaped grounds for people over 60 who want to live life to the full.

Siddington Park is a vibrant retirement community where you are always made welcome. Set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens on the outskirts of the thriving Roman market town of Cirencester, this enviable location is truly the capital of the Cotswolds.

At the heart of community is The Pavilion. This is the place for meeting with friends old and new over a midday coffee or hiring the private dining room for a special occasion with your family. It also houses the gym, wellbeing spa, dance studio and craft room. You can join other Rangeford residents in the lounge cinema for an evening film or out on a trip courtesy of the village transport. When you retire in Gloucestershire, there are a number of hidden gems you can visit to enjoy your retirement in style.

What can you do in Cirencester?

Cirencester is one of England’s finest market towns with its origins dating back to Roman times. Serving the wider communities, the town has an abundance of retail outlets and eateries as well as leisure facilities and parks and the Town Centre is just a short 1.5 mile journey away. The lovely Dobbies Garden Centre, town markets and Corn Hall offer some great retail therapy!

The Corundum Museum is a must-see visitor attraction, and it has one of the finest and most extensive Roman collections in the country. On the outskirts of Cirencester are the massive earthwork remains of one of the largest Roman Amphitheatres in Britain. Or you can enjoy an afternoon watching polo at Cirencester Polo Club, go to the park or take a dip in Cirencester’s outdoor swimming pool which has natural spring water heated to an average of 27 degrees during the summer months. For arts and craft lovers there is the new Brewery Arts which is a converted Victorian brewery which has exhibitions, artists’ workshops and a café and shop.

Where else can you visit when you retire in the Cotswolds?

With pale limestone buildings, beautiful rivers, and stunning Tudor architecture, it is easy to see why so many people come and make the move to retire in the Cotswolds. Cirencester has great transport links and the wider area has so much to offer. Below we highlight just some of the many lovely attractions right on the doorstep.

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

This is a heritage railway over 14 miles long in the beautiful Cotswolds. There are some really authentic Great Western Railway stations and well-stocked shops. There is a model railway coach and Discovery Coach at Winchcombe Station, whilst at Toddington there is a self-guided heritage trail, a children’s play area, a have-a-go signal box and a locomotive yard viewing area.

Cotswold Motoring Museum

This fantastic museum is located in Bourton-on-the-Water and is a fascinating journey through the 20th century that the whole family can enjoy when visiting. It boasts great cars, quaint caravans, motorcycles and many interesting motoring collections. It has disabled access available throughout the museum.


There are plenty of fantastic walks around the local arboretums. The Westonbirt in Tetbury is home to 2,500 different species and 5 national tree collections. The Batsford Arboretum and garden centre in Moreton-in-March is home to one of the largest private tree collections in the country and has 56 acres of wild gardens, paths and streams. You’ll be hard pressed to do the same walk twice!


In the beautiful Burford, you can visit the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens. There are over 260 different animal species in 160 acres of beautiful parkland and stunning gardens. If birds are more your thing, you can visit Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water and discover an amazing world of birds and their Jurassic ancestors.

Just a little further afield you can have lovely days out in Cheltenham, Bath, Bristol and Oxford.

Siddington Park retirement village is located in a brilliant town and community that we are proud to be part of. You will immediately feel at home and your friends and family will love to visit and enjoy all that Gloucestershire has to offer. Find out more about our beautiful retirement village in Gloucestershire.

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