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  1. Add St Michael's Tower to your Itinerary

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    St Michael's Tower

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    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 Greyfriars Priory to your Itinerary

    Greyfriars Priory

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    Abbey/Priory

    Gloucester

    Greyfriars is a Franciscan House which was founded in 1231. Is particularly of interest as the nave and north aisle are almost of equal height and width (only example in the country). Only remains still stand and can be seen today.

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

    The Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre

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    Type:

    Craft Centre

    Gloucester

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

  4. Add Historic Docks to your Itinerary

    Historic Docks

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

    Collection of restored Victorian warehouses, with shops, museums, restaurants and cafe bars. Boat trips and guided walks in summer months.

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

    Beatrix Potter's House of the Tailor of Gloucester

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    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.

  6. Add Eastgate Viewing Chamber to your Itinerary

    Eastgate Viewing Chamber

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    Historic Site

    Gloucester

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

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

    St. Mary de Crypt Church

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    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.

  8. Add Museum of Gloucester to your Itinerary

    Museum of Gloucester

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Gloucester

    Found within the City of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of treasures of nearly one million objects... The Museum of Gloucester tells the story of the city’s origins as a Roman settlement and its subsequent development through…

  9. Add St. Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    St. Nicholas Church

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    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.

  10. Add Hillfield Gardens to your Itinerary

    Hillfield Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Gloucester

    Just outside the city centre lies Hillfield Gardens, a true hidden gem of Gloucester. This public park is home to some of the oldest trees in the city and the historic monuments Scriven's Conduit, the King's Board and a leper chapel.

  11. Add Nature in Art to your Itinerary

    Nature in Art

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    Type:

    Arts Centre

    Gloucester

    The world's first museum dedicated exclusively to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature from any period, any culture and in any media.

  12. Add Blackfriars to your Itinerary

    Blackfriars

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey/Priory

    Gloucester

    Blackfriars is a stunning example of a 13th century medieval Priory site, nestled at the heart of the waterside City of Gloucester.

  13. Add The New Gloucester Antiques Centre to your Itinerary

    The New Gloucester Antiques Centre

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    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.

  14. 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.

    Please refer to the Cathedral website www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk for services and events times.

  15. Mariners Church

    Add Mariners Church to your Itinerary

    Mariners Church

    Type

    Type:

    Wedding Venue

    Gloucester

    Welcome to Mariners Gloucester. We are a vibrant Anglican church in the city centre, where Christians have worshipped for 165 years. We have a vision to play our part in the re-evangelisation and transformation of our city.

    Our senior leader…

  16. Add English Holiday Cruises to your Itinerary

    English Holiday Cruises

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    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…

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Gloucester Tourist Information Centre to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Tourist Information Centre

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    Type:

    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    GLOUCESTER

    Gloucester Tourist Information Centre is a multi-award winning, friendly and accessible Tourist Information Centre in the heart of the historic city of Gloucester. We offer a variety of souvenirs and publications as well as a wide range of services.

  20. Add Gloucester Leisure Cruises to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Leisure Cruises

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    The Docks, Gloucester

    The Dunkirk ship Queen Bodicea II which makes the public journeys can also be hired for parties and corporate events.

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