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  1. Add Greyfriars Priory to your Itinerary

    Greyfriars Priory

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    Type:

    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.

  2. Add The Folk of Gloucester to your Itinerary

    The Folk of Gloucester

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    Type:

    Museum

    Gloucester

    An exquisite Tudor timber-framed building that was once the Folk Museum. It is now a community space for exhibitions, events & activities. On the grounds there is the Ed Shed: 2 meeting rooms available to book.

    Open on selected dates this year for…

  3. Add Over Bridge to your Itinerary

    Over Bridge

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

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

  4. 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.

  5. Add Gloucester Prison to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Prison

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

    Activites taking place in the abandoned haunted prison in the middle of Gloucester include:
    Airsoft - ghost hunts - prison tours - film location - party venue - overnight sleep overs - fashion shows + and much more...

  6. 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.

  7. Add Gloucester Civic Trust Tours to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Civic Trust Tours

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Gloucester

    Walking tours of the City of Gloucester. Hear about many famous characters and their associations with the City.

  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 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Historic Docks to your Itinerary

    Historic Docks

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

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

  12. Add Clearwell Caves to your Itinerary

    Clearwell Caves

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Archaeology

    Coleford

    Set in a beautiful valley, nine large caverns of this former iron ore mine and natural cave system have been opened to the public.

  13. Add St. John's Northgate Church to your Itinerary

    St. John's Northgate Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Gloucester

    St. John's Northgate is an 18th Century Church with visible structural evidence of a previous 14th Century building. Now with it’s tastefully refurbished interior and historic characters it is well worth visiting. Members are ready to welcome you.

  14. Add Gloucester Ghost Walks to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Ghost Walks

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Discover more about the ghosts and history of Gloucester. Tours start from the Tourist Information Centre in Southgate Street.

  15. Add Highnam Court Gardens to your Itinerary

    Highnam Court Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Gloucester

    Highnam Court is now a privately owned family home. The Gardens are open for special events throughout the year and for group visits.

  16. Add St Peter's Catholic Church to your Itinerary

    St Peter's Catholic Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Gloucester

    St Peter's is situated in the heart of the historic city of Gloucester and serves not only the immediate city centre area, but also some of the suburbs and surrounding countryside.

  17. Add Great Witcombe Roman Villa Remains to your Itinerary

    Great Witcombe Roman Villa Remains

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

    The remains of a large villa, overlooking an enchanting valley. Built around three sides of a courtyard, it had a luxurious bath-house complex.

  18. Add Gloucestershire Archives to your Itinerary

    Gloucestershire Archives

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Gloucester

    Gloucestershire Archives preserves historical records and makes them available for research e.g. family, house and local history. Collections are listed in an online catalogue. Document pre-ordering and an enquiries service are available.

  19. Add Sudeley Castle & Gardens to your Itinerary

    Sudeley Castle & Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Castle/Fort

    Winchcombe, Near Cheltenham

    COVID UPDATE - Tickets must be purchased in advance and a face covering or mask worn when inside any building.
    Award-winning gardens surrounding Castle and medieval ruins. Exhibitions, rare-breeds pheasantry, restaurant & cafe, adventure play area.

  20. Add Dean Forest Railway to your Itinerary

    Dean Forest Railway

    Type

    Type:

    Steam Railway

    Lydney

    Heritage steam railway running between Lydney Junction and Parkend.

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