Christmas and New Year in the Cotswolds
On this page you will find information on seasonal events taking place in the Cotswolds. From Christmas Markets to New Year Balls.
From Christmas packages at Cotswold Hotels to places to have your Christmas meal.
Christmas shoppers will be able to enjoy free parking to attend Christmas lights switch-ons and celebratory events in line with the following arrangements:
Saturday 26 November
Moreton-in-Marsh: free parking all day at Old Market Way car park.
Cirencester: free parking after 3 pm at all CDC car parks in town.
Thursday 1 December to Saturday 3 December
Tetbury: free parking at all CDC car parks in town after 4pm on 1 December until 6 pm on 3December.
Friday 2 December
Chipping Campden: free all day at Market Square
Bourton-on-the-Water: free parking after 3 pm at Rissington Rd car park (donations to local charities will be accepted on the day).
Friday 9 December
Stow-on-the-Wold: free parking from 3 pm at Maugersbury Rd car park.
Cllr Chris Hancock, CDC Cabinet Member for Enterprise and Partnerships, said:
“Waiving charges for Christmas light switch-ons and other festive events should save money for the many families across the District who plan to travel by car to enjoy one of more of these spectacles. We also hope that it will encourage people to arrive earlier and boost trade in local shops.
“We are already operating a ‘free after 3pm’ scheme every day at the Brewery and Forum car parks in Cirencester, and Christmas shoppers can also benefit from free parking on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays at the Council’s Trinity Road headquarters (GL7 1PX) and also at the St James’s Place offices (GL7 1FP).”
Corinium Hotel & Restaurant
New Year's Eve Gala Dinner & Dance
Join our popular annual celebration and make a night of it. £120 per person inclusive dinner, accommodation & breakfast. For further information and all bookings, please contact Tim on 01285 659711.
12 Gloucester Street, Cirencester, GL7 2DG
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