Food & Fun

Situated within a highly enviable location, the Lower Mill Estate is right at the very heart of the nationally acclaimed and award winning Cotswolds Water Park - an area of truly outstanding natural beauty. Just 10 minutes by car is the historic town of Cirencester, a bustling Roman market town that has an excellent range of retail shops, great coffee shops, cosy pubs, supermarkets and a wide choice of quality restaurants and eateries. The vibrant farmers market offers a wide selection of local produce and takes place every other Saturday.

Fun, Fun & More Fun...

Choose from a wide range of fun activities for all the family; including bike and water sports such as kayaking, Canadian canoes, and the increasingly popular stand up paddleboarding (SUP) - available to hire on site at THE ACTIVITY HUBor bring your own! Whether golfing, fishing, or a spot of lounging (there is a lakeside beach at the Cotswolds Country Park!), there is something for everyone on and around Lower Mill Estate.

Activities include:

  • Tennis - choose from 3 tennis courts to have a fun knock-about (please book your slot by heading over to the courts and using the individual sign up boards)

  • MUGA - have a kick-a-bout with friends on the Multi-Use Games Arena (please book your slot by heading over to the court and using the individual sign up board)

  • 9 freshwater lakes and 2 rivers (including the Thames) to explore on foot, in a kayak or by bike. Spanning over 550 acres of nature reserve, including Special Sites of Scientific Interest (SSSI)

  • Fishing - a valid rod license must be carried at all times. Fishing is available on Mill Lake all year round. For more information please call the Estate Office on: 01285 869 184

  • A vast array of nature and wildlife; including beavers, otters and now even Osprey - the perfect twitching spot

  • Childrens Play Areas - there are 2 play areas on the Estate, including trampolines and slides

  • Childrens Soft Play - a small charge for this activity. For more information, please visit: www.LowerMillEstate.com/Activities

  • Miss Mouse Trail - Inspired by the Estate's founder, Jeremy Paxton, the Miss Mouse Adventure Trail encourages children to get to know as many species as possible that call Lower Mill their home. The Estate have developed a cast of characters that need locating around the nature reserve. Collect a map from the Miss Mouse meeting hut (Open April to October)

  • Off road bike track - Hire some bikes locally to traverse the track, or bring your own!

  • Swimming - before jumping in, please visit our dedicated Lower Mill Spa & Pools page for more information about each pool and what they have to offer

  • The award winning Lower Mill Spa is a haven for those looking to relax and rejuvenate. For more further information and to book treatments, please contact the Spa directly on 01285 862 640 or CLICK HERE to find your perfect treatment (we would advise booking treatments as early as possible as availability is limited)

Yum, Yum, Yum...

There are some beautiful places to eat and drink locally; from quintessential Cotswold trendy restaurants and bars, to traditional English village pubs. Please take a moment to explore the handy brochures that we have provided for you below (click on the orange tabs). Each destination has a short bio and direct contact details - so start planning your adventures right away!

*Things to Do*           *Places to Eat & Drink*


Please note that all facilities are owned & operated by a third party & The Lower Mill Estate and any of its subsidiary companies are not associated with, nor part of, Lakeside Spa Holidays. We have absolutely no influence, control, or responsibility, over any opening times or availability and / or the facilities being offered.