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Tel code: 01452 | code search
Postcode: GL1 | code search
Population: 111000
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Birthplace of:
John Taylor Beatrice Webb Charles Wheatstone George Whitefield W E Henley Simon Pegg Ivor Gurney Albert Mansbridge Robert Raikes John Stafford Smith Alastair Cook
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Food Legends:
Double Gloucester
Gloucester Pancakes
Old Spot Pork
Gloucester elvers
Royal Lamprey Pie
Folk Customs:
Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling
Cotswold Olimpick Shin-Kicking
Cranham Feast
Gloucesters Royal Lamprey Pie Gift
Marshfield Mummers
Pig Face Day
Randwick Wap
St Briavels Bread and Cheese Throwing
Tetbury Sack Race

Gloucester Events

International Cajun & Zydeco Festival

Art Activity Days
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Annual Giant ‘Boat jumble’ & Waterways Festival

Dragon Boat Regatta
Sea Shanty Festival
Wildlife Art Society International

Sue Ryder Midnight Walk

Glorious Gloucestershire Festival
Gloucester Festival
Gloucester Festival - Carnival Procession
Gloucester Festival - Funfairs
Gloucester International Rhythm & Blues Festival
Gloucester Quays Food Festival

Gloucester Festival - Firework Finale

Annual Charity Golf Day
British Wildlife Photography Awards

Annual Gift & Craft Fair
British Wildlife Photography Awards
Walking, Talking River

British Contemporary Crafts
British Wildlife Photography Awards
Christmas Lantern Procession & Christmas Lights switch-on

National Synchronised Swimming Championships
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Gloucester Country Market
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Overlooked by the Cotswold Hills, in the lush Severn Valley, Gloucester is perfectly located and easily accessible, from all corners of Britain.
Gloucester Cathedral is a Benedictine abbey church dating from 1089, once inside, the exquisite fan vaulted cloisters and the tomb of Edward II are a few of the delights awaiting you. The Cathedral is one of the locations in the movies 'Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone' and 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets'. Nestling in College Court, next door to the Cathedral, you'll find the House of the Tailor of Gloucester, In 1897 Beatrix Potter sketched a tiny house in College Court. It is now the home for a magical attraction, bringing the story to life and a shop which stocks a wide range of Beatrix Potter gifts.
In the heart of the city centre, are the Folk and City Museums, these individual and fascinating museums will lead you through the complete Gloucester story, from its extraordinary history to the fascinating people who have lived there. On the edge of the city is Nature in Art, the first museum and art gallery in the country dedicated exclusively to art inspired by nature.
A brief walk from the city centre is Historic Gloucester Docks. The docks are home to the National Waterways Museum, The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum and Gloucester Antiques Centre.
Shopping is a must whilst in Gloucester, there are all the high street names in the Kings Walk and East Gate centres. Gloucester Docks offers waterside shopping in the Merchants quay shopping centre and for those collectors among you there is Gloucester Antiques centre, with five floors of antiques and collectibles. In the shadow of the cathedral is College Street home to many specialist shops.
Accommodation around the city is varied and can cater for all tastes. These range from country clubs to modern hotels and from country manor houses to homely bed and breakfasts. Population 111,000


Aspire IFA Ltd
Berkeley Hamilton & Co
Blakeway & Hunt Ltd
Clarke & Co
Hucclecote Accounting & Taxation Services
Quick Returns
Robert Powell Chartered Accountants
Worton Rock


British Holiday & Home Parks Association


Ashleworth Tithe Barn
City East Gate
City Museum and Art Gallery
Crickley Hill Country Park
Frampton Court
Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery
Gloucester Civic Trust Limited Guided Walks
Gloucester Folk Museum
Gloucester Waterways Museum

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Dulverton Building
Great Witcombe Roman Villa (English Heritage)
House of the Tailor of Gloucester
Llanthony Secunda Priory
Nature in Art Museum & Art Gallery
Over Bridge
Prinknash Bird Park
Robinswood Hill Country Park
Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum
Ten Pin


Dark Barn Lodge *book online*
Express by Holiday Inn Gloucester *book online*
Ibis Gloucester *book online*
Premier Inn Gloucester (Barnwood) *book online*
Premier Inn Gloucester (Little Witcombe) *book online*
Premier Inn Gloucester (Longford) *book online*
Premier Inn Gloucester Business Park *book online*
Premier Inn Gloucester North *book online*
Travelodge Gloucester *book online*


Gables Farm Touring and Camping

Lower Lode (The)
Red Lion Camping & Caravan Park

Care Home

Alexandra House Care Home
Cedars Gloucester
Heighton House


Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust


Dance - Fairie Feet School Of Dancing
Yoga - Fusion


Crackers Nightclub
Liquid Diva


Gloucester City Council


Affinity Dental Care
Annandale House Dental Practice
Clarence House Dental Health Centre
Gloucestershire Dental Access Centres
Norfolk House Dental Centre
Oasis Dental Care Ltd


Bartongate Surgery
Dr Falkus GKJ & Partners
Kingsholm Surgery

Partners In Health
The College Yard Surgery
The Health Centre

Estate Agent

Adams Estate Agents
Andrews Estate Agents
Bennett R A & Partners
Burchell Edwards Estate Agents
Farr & Farr
Michael Tuck & Co
Naylor Powell
Phillips & Co
Taylors Estate Agents
The Estate Agency
The Keys

Farmers Market

Gloucester Farmers Market

Golf Club

Brickhampton Court
Rodway Hill Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Esporta Gloucestershire Health & Racquets Club
Everybodies Health and Fitness Club
Peak Fitness Ltd

Sebastian Coe Health Club
Spirit Health and Fitness Club
Warehouse Climbing Centre
YMCA – Sports Centre


Linden Tree
New Inn
Rose & Crown
Station Hotel
Watersmeet Country Inn


Cherry & White Market
Eastgate Market
Gloucester Country Market
Gloucester Farmers Market
Hempsted Meadows Car Boot and Market

Performing Arts

Centre Pointe
Gloucester Choral Society
New Olympus Theatre
Stagecoach Theatre Arts

Pub and Bar

Anchor Inn
College Arms

Dick Whittington
Famous Pint Pot
Four Mile House
Golden Heart
Great Western
Holiday Inn Gloucester
New Victory Inn
Old Crown
Old Forge
Pilot Inn
Royal Oak
Severn Bore Inn
Tall Ships
Traders (Gloucester)
Tudor Arms
Wagon & Horses
Watersmeet Country Inn
Wheatstone Inn
White Lion Inn


Bearlands Restaurant
China Garden
Comfy Pew (The)
Hatherley Manor Hotel
Holiday Inn Gloucester
Jewel In The Crown
Nickis Taverna
Spicy Kalkata Club
Tequila Rose
Traders (Gloucester)
Undercroft (The)
Vinings Restaurant
Watersmeet Country Inn
White Horse Chinese Restaurant


Centre Pointe
King’s School
Stagecoach Theatre Arts


Manor Cottages
The Dark Cottages & Lodge
Whitminster House Cottages


Davey Son & Jones
Family Law Made Easy
James Cook
K W Hubbard & Co
Leo Goatley & Co
Linda Stapleton & Co
Luttons Dunford
Rowbis Solicitors LLP
Wallis Solicitors Ltd


1st Atlas
1st Call
Abbey Cars
Ace Private Hire

Associated Taxis
Bobs Line
Cathedral Cars
Central Taxis
City Luxicabs
First Associated Taxi & Private Hire
Gloucester Mini Bus Hire
Streamline Taxis
The People Carrier


Guildhall (The)
New Olympus Theatre


Wood Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Arcadians CC (Cricket)
Asian Sports CC (Cricket)
Churchdown TC (Tennis)
Dowty Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Gloucester Athletic Club (Athletics)
Gloucester City (Amateur Football)
Gloucester City (Women's Hockey)
Gloucester City (Men's Hockey)

Gloucester City SC (Swimming & Diving)
Gloucester City Winget CC (Cricket)
Gloucester LTC (Tennis)
Gloucester Rugby Club (Rugby Union)
Gloucestershire Warriors ARLFC (Rugby League)
Gordon League RFC (Rugby Union)
Heron Judo School (Martial Arts)
Old Centralians RFC (Rugby Union)
RAF Innsworth Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Seishin Dojo (Martial Arts)
Team Gloster Basketball Club (Basketball)
Ten Pin (Bowling)
Tuffley Rovers (Amateur Football)
Uni of Gloucestershire (Athletics)


Beddows Bookshop
Book Ends
Booksale The Works
Gloucester Sports
Academy Sport & Leisure

Flower House
Gloucester Florists
Handmade Stationery by Laura
Early Learning Centre
Evergreen Nurseries
Fairview Nursery
Norton Garden Centre
Creature Comforts
Day's Cottage Apple Juice
Global Organic Markets
Kolisko Farm Ltd
Hudson & Co Sports
Dorothy Perkins
John Weygang
Bacons Shoes
Clever Clogs
J D Sports
Carphone Warehouse
Sabre Art Studio
Geoff C Cook Gallery
Golden Vale Pictures
Majestic Wine
T.L. Martin Therapies
PC World
Smiths Pet Centre Ltd
Holland and Barratt
Buttercup Organic Dairy and Farm Shop
Wyedean Wholefoods
H Samuel
Ernest Jones
Beauty Delights
Gloucester Furniture Exhibition Centre
Ashfield Wines
Wedding Accessories Shop
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Rowlands Pharmacy
C & E Duberley
Hallmark Cards
Pets At Home
C & P Meats
Sapphire Carpets
R K Creese
Orange Blossom Bakery
Blue Sun Photography
Paul Hitchings Photographer
Glitter & Gloss
Bow Bells
Beau’s & Balls
Silver Town
Gloucester Golf Centre
Ice Hair Studio
River Island


The Glassworks Shop
Antiques Plus
The Cottage
Upstairs Downstairs Antiques
Wizzer Antiques
Marie-Clares' Collectables

Gloucester Antiques Centre


Cotswold Sports Activities(Adventure)
SkyTime Flight Training(Aviation Sports)
Gloucester Leisure Cruises(Boat Trips and Cruises)
National Waterways Museum Gloucester Docks(Boat Trips and Cruises)
Tenpin Ltd(Bowling)
JDR Karting(Motor Sports)
Chessgrove Shoot(Shooting)
Bugs Boarding(Skate Boarding)
Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre(Snow Sports)

Places to Stay near Gloucester

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New Inn (0.25 miles)

New Inn

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Situated right in the heart of Gloucester, the New Inn is the perfect place to stay. Fully licensed restaurant, comfortable rooms and a traditional Gloucester welcome.
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Station Hotel (0.48 miles)

Station Hotel

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This comfortable hotel offers value for money with competitive rates and a convenient location next to the train and bus stations and only a few minutes walk from the town centre ... More

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Centre Lodge Guest House (0.55 miles)

Centre Lodge Guest House
Centre Lodge is a family run guest house which enjoys an excellent central location within Gloucester. It provides budget 3 star rated accommodation with a continental breakfast. Its city centre location mean its just ... More | visit website
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The Mulberry House (0.61 miles)

The Mulberry House
A small family run business, the Mulberry House aims to provide a warm reception and an enjoyable stay, whether you’re here with us on business or having a short break away touring Gloucester and its ... More | visit website
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Edward Hotel (0.70 miles)

Edward Hotel

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Built in the 1890s, this Grade II Victorian townhouse hotel offers comfortable, well-appointed accommodation at great-value rates just a short stroll from Gloucester city centre. The hotel occupies a privileged position ... More

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Travelodge Gloucester (0.72 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Linden Tree (0.93 miles)

Linden Tree
The Linden Tree is a Grade II Georgian Listed Building and within easy walking distance of Gloucester town centre. All our rooms are en-suite with a choice of either Twin or Double rooms. All within ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Gloucester (Longford) (1.03 miles)

Premier Inn Gloucester (Longford)
Local attractions include National Memorial Arboretum and Drayton Manor. For shops and local amenities Gloucester city centre is only 1 mile away. Our Gloucester (Longford) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every ... More | visit website
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Ibis Gloucester (1.52 miles)

Ibis Gloucester
Ibis Gloucester hotel is a budget hotel located just outside Gloucester City Centre. Book the hotel for easy access to the M5 motorway, Cheltenham, Barnwood and Barnett Way Business Area. The 127 modern guest rooms ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Gloucester North (2.09 miles)

Premier Inn Gloucester North
Ideally located within easy reach of the M5. Conveniently located for Gloucester train station. For shops and local amenities Gloucester city centre is only 3 miles away. Our Gloucester North (Twigworth) Premier Inn has everything you'd ... More | visit website

Brit Quote:
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle. - Jonathan Swift
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On this day:
Scotland and France form their 'Auld Alliance' - 1295, Battle of Southwark - 1450, Newton’s Principia Published - 1687, Giant Hailstone Hits Plumstead - 1925, National Health Service established - 1948
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