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History and Heritage

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Number of results: 43

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Add St. Oswald's Priory to your Itinerary

    St. Oswald's Priory

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    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.

  6. Add St. Mary de Lode Church to your Itinerary

    St. Mary de Lode Church

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    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

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

    Beatrix Potter's House of the Tailor of Gloucester

    Type

    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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. The Bird & Deer Park Prinknash

    Type

    Type:

    Animals & Nature

    Cranham, Gloucester

    Prinknash Bird & Deer Park is situated in the Cotswolds just 3 miles from Painswick and is nestled in 

    a beautiful valley whey you will find a stunning New Visitor Centre with south facing balconies overlooking

    the park. You you can enjoy...

  17. Add The New Gloucester Antiques Centre to your Itinerary

    The New Gloucester Antiques Centre

    Type

    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.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Gloucester Civic Trust Tour to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Civic Trust Tour

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Gloucester

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

  20. Add Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum to your Itinerary

    Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    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.

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