Things to do in Gloucester & the Cotswolds

We want you to make the most of your stay. Here are some ideas of things we think you may enjoy. Please ask at reception for more details.

 

There’s always plenty to see and do in Gloucester!

Visit Gloucester Cathedral The jewel in the crown, an incredible masterpiece in stone. The Cathedral has been a place of worship for over 1,300 years and charts the finest examples of different styles in architecture. It has some of the finest examples of stained glass in the country the highlight being the majestic Great East Window. The setting has been immortalised in some of the biggest films and TV shows including Harry Potter, Mary Queen of Scots, Sherlock, Wolf Hall and Dr Who.

 

Gloucester Docks and river cruises

The former dock estate has become a popular destination where visitors can enjoy interesting views and a range of modern facilities while wandering around a remarkably complete example of a Victorian port.

 

Gloucester Quays

Designer Outlet has an outstanding mix of high street and designer labels at up to 60% off recommended retail prices.

 

Gloucester Rugby

We can arrange tickets – The official online home of Gloucester RFC including team news, fixtures, ticket information, multimedia and all the very latest for Gloucester fans

 

The Museum of Gloucester is a must see! Charting the history of Gloucester including Iron Age artifacts, a Roman kitchen, a medieval street scene and even part of the Eastgate wall built in the second century.

 

Nestled in the stunning Cathedral Court, The Tailor of Gloucester Beatrix Potter Museum & Shop, which inspired Beatrix Potter’s favourite tale is packed with nostalgic gifts. The charming museum is lined with glass cases containing beautiful memorabilia- a unique family day out.

 

Stroll to the Docks and visit The National Waterways Museum, housed in the old Victorian Llanthony Warehouse. Find out about one of the most…

Nearby…

Cheltenham is conveniently less than a hundred miles from London, seven miles from Winchcombe and an ideal base for touring into the Cotswolds, Stratford upon Avon and Bath. Most of the town centre lies within a conservation area of outstanding national importance. Regency town houses, characterised by intricate ironwork balconies and painted stucco facades, line the historic Promenade, squares and terraces. With its award-winning gardens, impressive range of stylish shops and its festivals of horse racing, music and literature, Cheltenham has a cosmopolitan ambience to beguile the most jaded spirit.

 

For something a bit more organised we have teamed up with Cotswold Walking Holidays Ltd who can provide expert guides for walking in the Cotswolds. Cotswold Walking Holidays are a leading provider of walking holidays in the region, founded to encourage people to explore on foot the beauty of the Cotswolds. This area of gentle hills and honey-coloured stone villages, some 100 miles/160kms west of London, has some of the best walking in England.

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