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  • Cotswold Property Destinations Ltd is delighted to announce that immediate excavation work will be taking place to repair each of the three areas of the car park located at the Gateway Site at the Cotswold Water Park. We ask visitors and customers to the site so please bear with us, as we undertake a full-scale operation to deal with the underground water table once and for all!The site will be managed in three stages, with traffic directed accordingly to ensure an efficient and smooth process as possible. For those that are

  • With less than six weeks to go, and so much uncertainty about how we can celebrate and who with this year, one thing we can guarantee is a magical and enchanting experience to brighten your days and lift your spirits! Thursday 26th November - Thursday 24th December Free Entry | Free Parking OUTDOOR CHRISTMAS MARKET | CHRISTMAS TREE SALES & SHOP | SPECTACULAR LIGHT SHOW | SANTA'S SOCIALLY DISTANCED GROTTO* | FREE ENTRY | ELVES WORKSHOP |  CHILDREN'S RIDES* | PIZZERIA | FULLY LICENSED BAR | HOG ROAST | MARSHMALLOW FIREPITS *subject to Covid-19

  • A statement from the Gateway Cafe Team As you may be aware the Government made an announcement last night surrounding the rules and regulations of the hospitality industry. Therefore, Gateway would like to update you on all of our control measures in place so that you know what to expect. All staff members will be wearing face masks (unless they have a medical exemption) All customers are required to wear a face mask to enter our premises, the mask must be kept on until seated. Once seated the customer may remove their

  • We're glad to be re-opening on Saturday 4th July. The Hatch will continue to offer delicious homemade cakes, burgers, butties, toasties and drinks for takeaway but from Saturday 4th July, we're delighted to announce that you'll be able to order from our new menu and choose to enjoy your meal from within the cafe with a fabulous lakeside view. Our Cafe Manager here at The Gateway, along with the Chefs, have been busy creating a Summer inspired menu that's perfect for refuelling after a walk around the lake, a bike ride with

  • We are back open again! Please find our Menu below that is all Takeaway. Call & Collect is available or alternatively, just turn up and order at the Hatch.

  • Dear Guests, Friends & Supports of Gateway, In response to the current Covid-19 situation, we would like to inform all our loyal customers that we are taking every precaution based on the Guidance of HM Government and Public Health England. We have made several changes in preparation for the days and weeks ahead and will continue to update you as we know more. All our staff are briefed on Safe Hygiene Practices and we are taking every action to reduce the risk of the Virus within our establishment. We are going to remove

  • The Cotswold Water Park is a hotspot to see all kinds of wildlife, especially birds. The vast area of wetland habitat homes an array of different species throughout the year, including oyster catchers, falcons and nightingales. So grab your binoculars and a coffee and head down to the reserves! If you fancy a bite to eat after, Gateway offers a wide-range of hot and cold foods, available 9am-4pm daily.

  • The Cotswold Water Park area offers plenty of activities for a fun-filled family day out. For the kids, head to North Lake and book onto the Aquaventure obstacle course - it is sure to keep them occupied! If that doesn’t float your boat, how about booking onto a watersports activity, such as paddle boarding or kayaking. If watersports aren’t their thing, how about a day at Southlake Family Beach? The beach offers volleyball, a playground area, BBQs and picnic spots… there’s something for everyone. The paddling lagoon is supervised by

  • Introducing our new ice-cream parlour, just in time for summer! With a whole host of Dolcetti flavours, you’ll be spoilt for choice at the Gateway. Based in Cirencester, we’ve sourced local suppliers to provide you with the creamiest tasting ice-cream. To find out more about them, head to http://dolcetti.net/. Don’t fancy an ice-cream? How about a smoothie or a shake? You name it, we make it! Whether you need a Vitamin C hit, or a morning burst of energy, our flavour creations are sure to do the job! Check out our

  • There are many great circular walks around the Cotswold Water Park, varying in distances from 2km to 18km, and even longer! Most routes are well marked with Public Rights of Way signage, and are well maintained by the local councils and the CWPT ranger team. The following six circular walks will give you plenty of choice and opportunity to explore the area, and to experience the huge variety of landscapes, from winding river trails, canal tow paths, vast lakes, woodland walks, and flower rich meadows. All six routes are available to download