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History and Heritage

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Number of results: 43

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  1. Add Gloucester Guildhall to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Guildhall

    Type

    Type:

    Event Venue

    Gloucester

    Gloucester's premier arts venue featuring art galleries, cinema and live musical and theatrical performances. The Guildhall's café-bar is a laid-back and peaceful haven just a step away from the hustle and bustle of Eastgate Street.

  2. 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.

  3. Add Hillfield Gardens to your Itinerary

    Hillfield Gardens

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    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Gloucester Antiques Centre to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Antiques Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition Centre

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Nature in Art to your Itinerary

    Nature in Art

    Type

    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.

  10. Add Gloucester Civic Trust Audio Tours to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Civic Trust Audio Tours

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Southgate Street, Gloucester

    Discover the History of the City of Gloucester at your own pace by doing one of four Audio Trails. Designed by Gloucester Civic Trust it is sure to teach you about the history of Gloucester in a fun and interactive way.

  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 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 Greyfriars Priory to your Itinerary

    Greyfriars Priory

    Type

    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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. Add Gloucester Life Museum to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Life Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Gloucester

    Gloucester Life Museum has a new Tea Shop, Retro Rooms, Boutique and Educational Facilities plus exhibitions, events and family craft activities, so there's something new and exciting to see whenever you visit.

  18. Add Gloucester Leisure Cruises to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Leisure Cruises

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    GLOUCESTER

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

  19. Add Gloucester Quays to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Quays

    Type

    Type:

    Factory Outlet

    Gloucester

    A stunning new waterside shopping and leisure destination with a fabulous new Designer Outlet, waterways museum, antiques centre, multi-screen cinema, historic docks and new bars and restaurants opening throughout the year.

  20. 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.

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