A beautiful Cotswolds town, Cirencester has plenty to offer visitors with a museum, arts centre and park where polo sometimes takes place. It is the largest town in the Cotswolds and is home to the Royal Agricultural College, a learning place for young farmers and the oldest agricultural college in the English speaking world.
It an affluent area, and the streets are filled with a mixture of brand-new Range Rovers and generation's old Land Rovers.
Cirencester is famous for its Roman history and the Corinium Museum claims to have one of the finest and most extensive Roman collections in the country. It has many different types of places to eat from Indian, Italian to Chinese as well as some highly awarded gastro-pubs.
The best way to get to London from Cirencester would be to travel to nearby Kemble, where a train to Paddington takes about one and a half hours.