New Improvements to the Spa

The Lower Mill Estate Spa was expanded during 2017 and 2018: it now has a large new, fully equipped gym as well as the two heated pools (one indoor and one outdoor) and an eco pool. The changing rooms and reception area have been greatly enlarged and refurbished.

Spa Opening Hours 2019

Low Season:

  • Mon – Thurs:              8am – 4.45pm (Adults only 8am to 10am)
  • Fri:                               8am – 7.45pm (Adults only 8am to 10am & 7pm to 7.45pm)
  • Sat:                              8am – 5.45pm (Adults only 8am to 10am)
  • Sun:                             10am –7.45pm (Adults only 7pm to 7.45pm)

High Season:

  • Mon,Tues,Thurs,Fri:      8am – 7.45pm (Adults only 8am to 10am & 7pm to 7.45pm)
  • Weds:                          8am – 5.45pm (Adults only 8am to 10am)
  • Sat:                              8am – 5.45pm (Adults only 8am to 10am)
  • Sun:                             10am –7.45pm (Adults only 7pm to 7.45pm)

High Season Dates 2019

Spring Half Term:                      Friday 15thFebruary – Sunday 24thFebruary

Easter:                                     Friday 5thApril – Monday 22ndApril

Summer Half Term:                  Friday 24thMay – Sunday 2ndJune 

Summer Holidays:                    Saturday 20thJuly – Sunday 1stSeptember 

Autumn Half Term:                   Friday 18thOctober – Sunday 27thOctober 

Christmas Holidays:                  Friday 20thDecember – Sunday 5thJanuary

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Christmas Eve – Tuesday 24thDecember: 8am – 5pm 

Christmas Day – Wednesday 25thDecember: CLOSED 

Boxing Day – Thursday 26thDecember: 10am – 4pm (10am – 11am Adults only)

New Year’s Eve – Tuesday 31stDecember: 8am – 5pm

New Year’s Day – Wednesday 1stJanuary 2020: 10am – 4pm(10am – 11am Adults only)

Outdoor Pool Opening Dates

The outdoor heated pool is open:

  • at weekends from 15thFebruary to 5thApril
  • every day from 5thApril until 27thOctober
  • at weekends 27thOctober to 20thDecember
  • every day during Christmas Holidays except Christmas Day

New exciting restaurant: Tierra and Mar


Tierra and Mar

Our neighbours are really excited about this new addition to the Cirencester dining scene! Offering gourmet tapas and more this new restaurant is run by an energetic young couple called Brett and Sylvia. They use local high quality suppliers and their  Michelin star restaurant experience shows in the food and the service.Closed Monday and Tuesday Tel   01285 642777 www.tierraandmar.co.uk 

Watching the Beavers

Beaver Lodge Lower Mill EstateI’m quite embarrassed to admit how long it’s taken us to get round to this, but last night at about 9.15pm we finally braved the muddy path beside Flagham Fen and walked the few minutes round to the hide, hoping for a spot of beaver-watching. No-one else was around, the hide deserted. We sat and waited. Continue reading

Watching the Wildlife from Nightingale House

Sipping a cup of tea the other day looking out over Swillbrook Lake I spotted a stoat on the path opposite. I looked again and there were two of them, then suddenly a whole family of stoats appeared, the little ones running and jumping and chasing each other. Minutes passed. It was mesmerising. Continue reading

Discounts for February and March 2016

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Cotswold Spa Breaks  is offering a special discount of 10% for any bookings to stay in Nightingale House during the months of February and March 2016 (excluding Easter Week)

This is in addition to the usual discount for anyone booking 7 days or more.

Just send your enquiry via the ‘Contact’ page giving details of your party and when you would like to stay.

Easy Walks from Nightingale House

One of the things we love about the location of Nightingale House is that within a couple of minutes of closing the front door you’re walking beside a lake on a country path. And there are at least three possible routes to choose from. You might like to try any (or all…) of the three walks below (plus see map of the estate in our blue information folder): Continue reading

Bibury : a Beautiful Cotswold Village – and Right on the Doorstep!

If you’ve got only a few hours to spare but you want to see a gorgeous Cotswold village during your stay at Nightingale House, you can’t do better than a trip to Bibury. Only 6 miles (North East) from Cirencester on the B425 (see OS map ‘The Cotswolds’ OL45 on the black bookcase in the second bedroom), it’s less than half an hour’s drive from Lower Mill Estate. Continue reading