Royal Agriculture College

Royal Agriculture College

Royal Agriculture College RAC

Best Locations for Student Accommodation Cirencester:

Cirencester is relatively small compared to other student towns but Cirencester and the surrounding villages have plenty of places for students to rent. There are no particularly “recommended” places for students to rent as students tend to spread around the area and suitable properties can be found all over the town.

Average Rent Cirencester

Average rent £300-£450 pcm


The College runs a shuttle bus service to many areas of the town. 

Information on the college shuttle bus can be found here:

Information on local buses and bus routes can be found here:

Living in Cirencester

When you fancy venturing off campus you can explore not only the beautiful Cotswolds, but also the many nearby towns and cities such as swindon, Bath, Bristol, Oxford and of course London just 90-minutes away by direct train.

Cirencester is often called the capital of the Cotswolds. It’s a busy town with plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. Cirencester has high street shops as well as plenty of smaller boutiques. Remember to take your student card – you can get a discount at loads of places from Macdonalds, to Pakeman Catto and Carter, Burton and Dorothy Perkins, Mackenzies Cafe Bar and Cotswold Country Living, amongst others.  In Roman times, Cirencester was the second largest town after London and you can find out about the history of the town at the Corinium Museum and the Roman Amphitheatre. Cirencester Park is a great central meeting point for locals who relax and enjoy the open countryside. There are also a wide range of shops in Cirencester town centre including Laura Ashley, Marks & Spencer Food, Waitrose and Jesse Smiths Butchers.

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