A photo of St Michael's Tower

Book Tickets Online

About

The Gloucester Civic Trust are able to run various tours around Gloucester City Centre. Their City Discover Tour runs daily (excluding Sundays), between April and September.

Discover 2000 years of fascinating history during a 90 minute stroll with an expert Civic Trust Guide. Visit a Medieval Galleried Inn, a hidden Tudor Merchant’s House and a Dominican Priory, and discover where Parliament was held. Hear the stories of John Prichard, the real “Tailor of Gloucester”, immortalised by Beatrix Potter; Robert Raikes, founder of the Sunday School Movement; George Whitfield, founder of the Methodist movement; Bishop Hooper, burned at the stake, and many more.

The walk lasts approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
Meet outside St Michaels Tower
This is a gentle walk with no steep sections
The walk is easilly accessible and suitable for the less mobile and use of wheelchairs
Public convenience available in the Tower and at various points along the route

The Civic Trust also run other tours that can be booked privatley as they do not have a standardised schedule. Like the Discovery Tour, they are on foot and based in the town centre. These tours include:

Children's City Discover Tour (£1 for children, accompanying adult goes free)
Docks Discovery Tour
Beatrix Potter Discovery Tour
Llanthony Priory Discover Tour
Medieval Churches Discovery Tour
Seige of Gloucester Discovery Tour
Robert Raikes Discovery Tour
Roman Times Discovery Tour
Spa Discovery Tour

Please enquire with the Civic Trust directly for times and prices.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£5.00 per ticket
ChildFree

Accompanied children have free admission onto the tour.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted

COVID-19 Response

  • Advance booking essential

Establishment Features

  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Size of group to be discussed on booking.

Map & Directions

Gloucester Civic Trust Tours

Type:Walking Tour

St. Michael's Tower, Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2DH
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+44 (0)1452 526 955

Tel+44 (0)7899 804853

Opening Times

* Please check the attraction's website for opening times.

What's Nearby

  1. The impressive St Michael’s Tower is situated in the centre of Gloucester at The Cross.…

    0 miles away
  2. Tour and Explore Gloucester with Anne Bartlett - Blue Badge Tour Guide and Tour Director…

    0.01 miles away
  3. Enjoy three self-guided walking tours on your smartphone around Gloucester City Centre…

    0.02 miles away
  4. St. John's Northgate is an 18th Century Church with visible structural evidence of a…

    0.05 miles away
  1. Gloucester's premier arts venue featuring art galleries, cinema and live musical and…

    0.06 miles away
  2. Gloucester Antiques Centre has over 11,000 square feet of floor space spread across three…

    0.07 miles away
  3. Greyfriars is a Franciscan House which was founded in 1231. Is particularly of interest…

    0.11 miles away
  4. Found within the City of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of…

    0.11 miles away
  5. Children's author Beatrix Potter created one of her most loved characters here. This…

    0.11 miles away
  6. Roman and medieval gate-towers and moat in underground exhibition chamber.

    0.11 miles away
  7. PLAY, RACE, EXPERIENCE. Virtual Reality is a fun, exciting and a very accessible…

    0.13 miles away
  8. St. Mary de Crypt is a 15th Century Church in the centre of Gloucester. It is famous for…

    0.13 miles away
  9. Blackfriars is a stunning example of a 13th century medieval Priory site, nestled at the…

    0.13 miles away
  10. Browse beautiful local arts and crafts or sign up to an upcoming workshop at the…

    0.14 miles away
  11. A warm welcome awaits you at Gloucester Cathedral - one of the finest medieval buildings…

    0.19 miles away
  12. This 12th Century Church is a city landmark with it's 15th Century leaning Tower and…

    0.21 miles away
Previous Next

This website was funded by Gloucester City Council and Gloucester Culture Trust through the Arts Council and National Lottery Heritage Fund, Great Place Scheme

Great Place Scheme           City Council

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss