Friends of Cirencester Amphitheatre, Querns Wood and Four Acre Field.

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Our exciting first AQIVA work party of 2022

Our exciting first AQIVA work party of 2022

It was a brisk but bright evening this Tuesday as we descended on the Obelisk to clear some flowerbeds of the weeds that are starting to take advantage of the warmer weather. We had a great turnout of members who donned their gardening gloves, grabbed a ho or a trowel...

Celebrating 175 new trees near Querns Wood!

Celebrating 175 new trees near Querns Wood!

175 native trees have been planted close to Querns Wood and Cirencester Hospital by the wonderful employees of Moore Allen & Innocent. The trees include oak, field maple, hornbeam and hazel.

Discover Cirencester’s secret snowdrop glade

Discover Cirencester’s secret snowdrop glade

The sight of a sea of snowdrops bobbing gently in the woods is a sure sign than spring is on its way. Did you know that Cirencester’s Amphitheatre has its own spectacular carpet of snowdrops, tucked away in a secret spot?

Cirencester Amphitheatre view from top

Cirencester Amphitheatre

Explore the giant earth works of one of the largest amphitheatres in Roman Britain.

Querns Wood

Querns Wood

A beautiful and calming piece of woodland with some beautiful trees and easy, well-kept pathways connecting the Amphitheatre to Four Acre Field.

Four Acres Field

Four Acre Field

A humble green field that’s popular with dog walkers, ball game players and local people looking for a nice walk from Chesterton.

The obelisk

The Obelisk

An enigmatic structure with an elusive history, the obelisk stands beside the scout hut and is a great point to enter the Amphitheatre complex.

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