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History and Heritage

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Add Over Bridge to your Itinerary

    Over Bridge

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

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

  9. Add Gloucester Civic Trust Audio Tours to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Civic Trust Audio Tours

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    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.

  10. Add Gloucester Walking Tours App to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Walking Tours App

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    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.

  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 Gloucester Leisure Cruises to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Leisure Cruises

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    The Docks, Gloucester

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

  13. 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.

  14. Add Gloucester Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Cathedral

    Type

    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.

  15. 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.

  16. Add Museum of Gloucester to your Itinerary

    Museum of Gloucester

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Gloucester

    Museum of Gloucester is open again after a million pound renovation. Come and experience the brand new interactive displays or enjoy lunch in the new Café Nerva.

  17. 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...

  18. 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.

  19. Add English Holiday Cruises to your Itinerary

    English Holiday Cruises

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    The Docks, Gloucester


    Cruise the mighty River Severn through the Cotswolds Severn Vale. Unpack once & visit new places daily- Cruises from 3 to 7 days. Traditional, familiar English cooking with special diets catered for. Inclusive food, drinks, tours & more with no...

  20. 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.

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