Reasons to visit Gloucestershire!
There are dozens of reasons to visit Gloucestershire – here are a few of our favourites.
The Cotswold Olimpicks is a traditional spring festival held on the Friday after Whit Sunday on the edge of the stunningly beautiful Cotswold town of Chipping Campden. It’s a set of games, festivities and general merriment.
Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith. It’s open 365 days a year and are proud that entry into the building is completely free for everyone. Find it in Gloucester city centre.
Gloucester Quays is a 21st-century designer shopping outlet that is part of the regeneration of the docks area of the city. Shoppers visit for the bargains to be had among the designer brands, such as LK Bennett and Le Creuset.
Gloucester Tall Ships Festival
Kids of all ages will have lots to keep them entertained throughout Gloucester Tall Ships Festival. They will absolutely love the awe-inspiring tall ships and the captivating stories from captain and crew about their adventures.
Puzzlewood is a unique and enchanting place, located in the beautiful and historic Forest of Dean. Explore a mile of meandering pathways, with its fantastic tree and rock formations, through this 14-acre ancient woodland.
Slimbridge Wetland Centre
From birdwatchers to families there is plenty to discover all year round. Enjoy amazing wildlife up-close. With experiences to suit all ages and a huge variety of wildlife, it is no surprise Slimbridge is an award-winning day out!
Although Tewkesbury Abbey was founded in 1087 by nobleman Robert FitzHamon, building of the present abbey did not start until 1102. Built to house Benedictine monks, the Norman Abbey was near completion in 1121.