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Local Attractions

If you are visiting the Gloucester area there is so much to see and do. Whether you are there for an afternoon or a long weekend, complement your shopping experience at Gloucester Quays with some of the local gems on offer. With our award winning car park conveniently placed not only for instant access to all our shops but also a 5 minute walk from Gloucester city centre.

You can access the City of Gloucester Tourist Information website by clicking here.

Gloucester Quays and Docks

As an ancient port, and later when port status was granted by Elizabeth I in 1580, shipping to and from Gloucester had t… More

Canal & River Trust Waterways Museum

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

Llanthony Priory

The Augustinian priory of Llanthony Secunda in Gloucester was founded in 1136 as a cell of the mother church, Llanthony … More

Queen Boadicea II and King Arthur

Gloucester Waterways Museum offers a great selection of boat trip and hire options on its two boats; King Arthur and Que… More

Gloucestershire Arts & Crafts Centre

The Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre opened in April 2010 in the busy docks area of Gloucester. More

Sula Lightship

The lightship was originally stationed off Spurn Head at the mouth of the Humber estuary. Since decommissioning in 1985,… More

Soldiers of Gloucester Museum

We encourage you to visit the Museum. There is no substitute for seeing the items in their magnificent collections first… More

Gloucester Cathedral

Although today it's more immediately recognisable across the world as 'Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry' in th… More

Blackfriars Priory

Step back in time and experience the best example of a medieval Dominican Priory to be seen in Britain today. More

Robert Raikes's House

You can feel the history in every rafter of this characterful sixteenth-century timber framed building as you tour this … More

The New Inn

Built around 1440 visit the New Inn and discover the finest example of a medieval galleried inn to be seen in Britain to… More

St Mary de Crypt Church

The church dates back to the Norman period, but was largely rebuilt in the fourteenth century. An extremely evocative ex… More

Gloucester Folk Museum

This large sixteenth century timber-framed building was originally built as a clothier's house and workshop. More

St Oswald's Priory

Originally built by Queen Aethelflaed in c.900 AD, all that stands of St Oswald's Priory today are the remains are of th… More

House of the Tailor of Gloucester

To illustrate her famous children's story, Beatrix Potter sketched this house and shop beside St Michael's Gate. It is n… More

The Old Bell & Baker's Clock

A weird and wonderful place, the Old Bell was originally built about 1660 for apothecary Thomas Yate. More

St James's City Farm

The farm was opened in the early months of 1998. An inner city farm providing real hands on contact with farm animals. … More

East Gate Viewing Chamber

This underground chamber reveals the remains of defences and the Eastgate of the city since it was established as a Roma… More

Gloucester City Museum & Art gallery

The collections are housed on two floors in a Grade I listed Victorian building with stained glass windows and fine plas… More

Cotswold Perfumery

A unique sensory experience. The Perfumery Exhibition includes origins of perfume as well as a cinema with "smells", Per… More

Robinswood Hill Country park

Robinswood Hill is a hill and country park to the south of the city centre of Gloucester, close to the Stroud Road (A417… More

St Johns

Gloucester has long been proud of its history, both because of the deeds of its ancestors and because it was one of the … More

St Mary de Lode

The church is believed to have been built on the site of an ancient Roman temple which became the first Christian church… More

Gloucester Guildhall

Gloucester Guildhall is situated in the heart of the city and offers an eclectic line-up of live music, theatre and come… More

Picturedrome Theatre

Since the New Olympus Theatre, now called The Picturedrome Theatre, on Barton Street was sold to two local businessmen, … More

The Fountain Inn

It is run by 3 generations of our family and some superb staff, whose principle of service is exemplary. More

Nature in Art

Nature in Art is unique - within the fine Georgian mansion can be found the widest range of nature-inspired art in the w… More

Highnam Court Gardens

Highnam Court was built in 1658 after the original house was seriously damaged in the Civil War. It is one of the few ho… More

The Barn Owl Centre

The Barn Owl Centre is a UK registered charity, their mission is to advance the conservation and preservation of the wil… More

Gloucester Rugby

Gloucester Rugby can consider itself to be a unique English rugby club. Founded in 1873 and, with its Kingsholm Stadium… More

Gloucester Ski & Snowboard

Our slopes cater for all levels of skier, ski-boarder or snowboarder. We’re the venue for year-round snow sport. And w… More

Gloucester Ghost Walks

Come with us on a spooky journey through the dark narrow alleys of Gloucester and prepare to be terrified by the tales o… More

Sculpture Trail in the Forest of Dean

The Sculpture Trail links several different site-specific sculptures commissioned for the forest. It is open from dawn t… More

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle built in pink stone that glows softly in the sunlight it was built to keep the Welsh out of boundaries w… More

Bourton on water

The Cotswolds have always been looked upon as the Heart of England. It is one of the few regions with an architectural s… More