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History and Heritage

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  1. Add St Michael's Tower to your Itinerary

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    St Michael's Tower

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    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.

  2. 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.

  3. Add Llanthony Secunda Priory to your Itinerary

    Llanthony Secunda Priory

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    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Historic Docks to your Itinerary

    Historic Docks

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Gloucester

    Collection of restored Victorian warehouses, with shops, museums, restaurants and cafe bars. Boat trips and guided walks in summer months.

  7. Add Gloucester Civic Trust Audio Tours to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Civic Trust Audio Tours

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    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.

  8. 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.

  9. The Bird & Deer Park Prinknash

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    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...

  10. 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.

  11. Add Gloucester Leisure Cruises to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Leisure Cruises

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    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.

  12. Add Gloucester Guildhall to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Guildhall

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    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.

  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 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.

  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 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 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...

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. Add Gloucester Tourist Information Centre to your Itinerary

    Gloucester Tourist Information Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Gloucester

    Gloucester Tourist Information Centre is a multi-award winning, friendly and accessible Tourist Information Centre in the heart of the historic city of Gloucester. We offer a variety of souvenirs and publications as well as a wide range of services.

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