History and Heritage

  1. 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.
  2. A photo of St Michael's Tower
    Walking tours of the City of Gloucester. Hear about many famous characters and their associations with the City.

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    1. Address

      Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 9PA

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 731422

      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.

      Add Nature in Art to your Itinerary

    2. Address

      St Mark Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2QQ

      Gloucester

      Get ready to walk a real life rainbow!

      If you love colour then you will adore this kaleidoscopic street, now fondly known as 'The Rainbow Street'. The now famous street, located a ten minute walk from the city centre, gained huge amounts of media…

      Add The Rainbow Street to your Itinerary

    3. Address

      Llanthony Warehouse, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2EH

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 318200

      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.

      Add National Waterways Museum Gloucester to your Itinerary

    4. Address

      Priory Road, Gloucester, GL1 2RQ

      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.

      Add St. Oswald's Priory to your Itinerary

    5. Address

      Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1HP

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 396131

      Gloucester

      Found within the City of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of treasures of over 750,000 objects... The Museum of Gloucester tells the story of the city’s origins as a Roman settlement and its subsequent development through the…

      Add Museum of Gloucester to your Itinerary

    6. Address

      The Jet Age Museum, Meteor Business Park, Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester, Glos, GL2 9QL

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 260078

      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.

      Add Jet Age Museum to your Itinerary

    7. Address

      Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2QT

      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.

      Add St. Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    8. Address

      Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2DH

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 526955

      Gloucester

      The impressive St Michael’s Tower is situated in the centre of Gloucester at The Cross. It is a Heritage Centre operated by Gloucester Civic Trust Volunteers. The Tower is the surviving 15th century tower of the Church of St Michael the Archangel.…

      Add St Michael's Tower to your Itinerary

    9. Address

      National Waterways Museum Gloucester, Llanthony Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2EH

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 318200

      The Docks, Gloucester

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

      Add Gloucester Leisure Cruises to your Itinerary

    10. Address

      Barrack Square, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2JN

      Telephone

      +44 (0)330 111 8227

      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...

      Add Gloucester Prison to your Itinerary

    11. Address

      Llanthony Road, Gloucester, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL2 5QT

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 563499

      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.

      Add Llanthony Secunda Priory to your Itinerary

    12. Address

      St Mary's Square, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2QT

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 521670

      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.

      Add St. Mary de Lode Church to your Itinerary

    13. Address

      Over, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 8DB

      Telephone

      0370 333 1181

      Gloucester

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

      Add Over Bridge to your Itinerary

    14. Address

      Bishop Hooper’s House, 99-101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2PG

      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…

      Add The Folk of Gloucester to your Itinerary

    15. Address

      City Centre and Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2AP

      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.

      Add Gloucester Walking Tours App to your Itinerary

    16. Address

      Custom House, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2HE

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 522682

      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.

      Add Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum to your Itinerary

    17. Address

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

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 526 955

      Gloucester

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

      Add Gloucester Civic Trust Tours to your Itinerary

    18. Address

      Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1TP

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1452 422829

      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.

      Add Discover de Crypt to your Itinerary

    19. Address

      Gloucestershire Airport Limited Staverton, Staverton, Cheltenham, Glos, GL516SR

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1753648746

      Cheltenham

      What better way to see Gloucester, then by helicopter? Let our experienced pilots dazzle you with a once-in-a-lifetime birds eye view of the sights beneath.

    20. Address

      Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR

      Telephone

      +44 (0) 84 42471 007

      Immerse yourself in your favourite film or TV show when you sign up to a Brit Movie Tour.

      Walk down the corridors of Hogwarts, listen to behind the scenes information and trivia which bring the sets to life.

      Add Brit Movie Tours to your Itinerary

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