Venue information

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has been at the forefront of agricultural education and a key contributor to the land-based sector for more than 170 years. Today, the RAU has more than 1,200 students studying agriculture, animal science, business, environment equine science, farm management, food, real estate and rural land management. The University, which is based in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, prides itself on its links with industry and all courses are designed to meet the demands of the employment market for land-based expertise, both in the UK and worldwide.

Royal Agricultural University (RAU)

Rural Innovation Centre
Manor Farm
Cirencester GL7 5PU
T: (+44) 12856 52531


By car:

M4 Motorway
Exit Junction 15 on to A419 to Cirencester. Exit at Cirencester Industrial Area and follow clear signposting to the University.

M5 Motorway
Exit Junction 11A on to A417. Exit at Stratton and follow Gloucester Road, from where it is clearly signposted to Cirencester Town Centre.

M40 Motorway
Take the A40 to Burford, then B4425 to Cirencester via Fosse Way (A429) from Stow-on-the-Wold. The University is clearly signposted from the Cirencester by-pass.

Nearest train stations:

Kemble Rail Station – 3 miles
Cheltenham Rail Station – 20 miles
Gloucester Rail Station – 20 miles

Nearest airport:

Bristol Airport – 47 miles
Birmingham Airport – 77 miles

Rural Innovation Centre

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