Facilities

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Pubs

Within, but on the edge of, the parish are

  • Tunnel House Inn between Coates and Tarlton and situated at the entrance to the 2 mile long Sapperton tunnel on the (now disused) Thames and Severn canal was built in the 1780’s. A free house, serving food daily between noon – 9pm
  • Thames Head Inn on the Tetbury road (A433) serves food daily between n00n – 9pm

Other pubs nearby include the Bell at Sapperton, the Daneway at Sapperton, the Wild Duck at Ewen and the Crown at Frampton Mansell.

Restaurants

There is a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, coffee houses and pubs in Cirencester

Shops

The nearest shops are in Kemble (village shop and post office) and Cirencester (wide range of shops)

Post Office

The nearest post offices are in Kemble and Cirencester

Schools

Primary schools are at Sapperton, Kemble and Cirencester.

Deer Park and Kingshill secondary schools in Cirencester.  Also secondary schools at Stroud.

Sixth form college at Cirencester and Stroud

Mobile Library

Gloucestershire County Council operate a mobile library stopping outside the Old Schoolhouse every 4 weeks on Tuesdays (11:55- 12:55)

Bring and Borrow Library

This library in the village hall lobby is available whenever the hall is open.

Refuse Collection

Cotswold District Council operate roadside domestic collections on Thursday morning.  Weekly for green (food/garden waste) and fortnightly for other recycling and general waste.

Buses

2 services stop at Coates

  • service 54/54A between Cirencester and Stroud
  • service 881 between Cirencester and Tetbury (also calling at Kemble rail station)

From Cirencester, buses run to Swindon, Cheltenham and Gloucester.

The current (January 2017) timetable for bus services to Cirencester, this is subject to change so use the Traveline link to check out bus timetables or help plan your journey.

Trains

There is a national rail station at Kemble (bus 881 runs to Kemble) operating on the local line between Swindon and Cheltenham (calling at Stroud and Gloucester).

Some trains continue on to London Paddington and Worcester, otherwise change at Swindon/Cheltenham.