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History and Heritage

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  1. Add St Michael's Tower to your Itinerary

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    St Michael's Tower

    Type

    Type:

    Tower

    Gloucester

    St. Michael's Tower is home of Gloucester Civic Trust and ‘A tower of learning’ – a place where the community and visitors can learn about Gloucester’s rich past, while recording today’s history for future generations to enjoy.

  2. Add St. Oswald's Priory to your Itinerary

    St. Oswald's Priory

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey/Priory

    Gloucester

    St. Oswald's Priory was founded by Lady Aethelflaed of Mercia, daughter of Alfred the Great, around 900. Was used as a site for pilgrimages, has been a church and now only the remains still stand. Visit to see the 12th and 13th Century arches.

  3. Add Beatrix Potter's House of the Tailor of Gloucester to your Itinerary

    Beatrix Potter's House of the Tailor of Gloucester

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Gloucester

    Children's author Beatrix Potter created one of her most loved characters here. This charming shop and museum is the original building that inspired the very story and is used in the illustrations. Free entry and open to the public every day.

  4. Add Gloucester Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Cathedral

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    Type:

    Cathedral/Minster

    Gloucester

    A warm welcome awaits you at Gloucester Cathedral - one of the finest medieval buildings in the country and the burial place of royalty.

  5. Add English Holiday Cruises to your Itinerary

    English Holiday Cruises

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    The Docks, Gloucester


    Cruise the mighty River Severn through the Cotswolds Severn Vale. Unpack once & visit new places daily- Cruises from 3 to 7 days. Traditional, familiar English cooking with special diets catered for. Inclusive food, drinks, tours & more with no…

  6. Add National Waterways Museum Gloucester to your Itinerary

    National Waterways Museum Gloucester

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Gloucester

    Three floors of a Victorian warehouse house interactive displays and galleries, which chart the story of Britain's waterways. Historic craft, working forge, cafe and shop.

  7. Add Gloucester Walking Tours App to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Walking Tours App

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Gloucester

    Enjoy three self-guided walking tours on your smartphone around Gloucester City Centre and its historic Docks. Free of charge and no downloads required. Just type www.gloucestertours.co.uk into your phones internet browser.

  8. Add The New Gloucester Antiques Centre to your Itinerary

    The New Gloucester Antiques Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Shopping

    Gloucester

    Gloucester Antiques Centre has over 11,000 square feet of floor space spread across three floors, packed with antiques and collectables of all descriptions. There is a cafe located on the second floor for your convenience.

  9. Add Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum to your Itinerary

    Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Gloucester

    The Museum displays the remarkable story of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire who have served their regiments since 1694. It depicts their courage, humour, traditions and their sacrifices in exciting and colourful exhibitions for all ages.

  10. Add Llanthony Secunda Priory to your Itinerary

    Llanthony Secunda Priory

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey/Priory

    Gloucester

    Ruined outer court of an Augustinian priory founded in 1136 by canons from Llanthony (Gwent), including a 15thC tithe barn and late medieval storage buildings.

  11. Painswick Golf Club

    Painswick Golf Club

    Type

    Type:

    Golf Course

    STROUD

  12. Add St. Mary de Crypt Church to your Itinerary

    St. Mary de Crypt Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Gloucester

    St. Mary de Crypt is a 15th Century Church in the centre of Gloucester. It is famous for it’s Tudor Schoolroom adjacent to the Church and for it’s two famous ‘Sons’- George Whitfield 18thC Evangelist and Robert Raikes who started Sunday Schools.

  13. Add Jet Age Museum to your Itinerary

    Jet Age Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester

    The Jet Age Museum is home to a unique collection of historic aircraft and artefacts charting the history of Gloucestershire's aviation heritage and telling the story of the people who made the first Allied jet powered flight possible.

  14. The Bird & Deer Park Prinknash

    Type

    Type:

    Animals & Nature

    Cranham, Gloucester

    Prinknash Bird & Deer Park is situated in the Cotswolds just 3 miles from Painswick and is nestled in 

    a beautiful valley whey you will find a stunning New Visitor Centre with south facing balconies overlooking

    the park. You you can enjoy…

  15. Add Eastgate Viewing Chamber to your Itinerary

    Eastgate Viewing Chamber

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

    Roman and medieval gate-towers and moat in underground exhibition chamber.

  16. Add Over Bridge to your Itinerary

    Over Bridge

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

    A single-arch stone bridge spanning the River Severn built by Thomas Telford between 1825 and 1827.

  17. Add Blackfriars to your Itinerary

    Blackfriars

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey/Priory

    Gloucester

    The best preserved medieval Dominican priory in Britain, built in the 13th century on the site of Gloucester's Norman castle. Soon to be operating in 2012 as a cultural centre, available for various privaste hires and events.

  18. Add The Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre to your Itinerary

    The Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Craft Centre

    Gloucester

    Browse beautiful local arts and crafts or sign up to an upcoming workshop at the Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre.

  19. Add St. Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    St. Nicholas Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Gloucester

    This 12th Century Church is a city landmark with it's 15th Century leaning Tower and Spire. Inside the Church are Norman and Gothic Arcades, Victorian Pews, elaborate monuments and a fine decorated Stuart Chest Tomb.

  20. Add St. Mary de Lode Church to your Itinerary

    St. Mary de Lode Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Gloucester

    St. Mary de Lode is the city's oldest Parish Church being built in the 12th Century. It was built over a Saxon Church and a Roman Building.
    The Roman Mosaic tiled floor can still be seen in the church today.

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