A SELECTION OF PLACES TO VISIT IN GLOUCESTER
Planning some time in Gloucester? Discover some exciting things to do in the city.
Gloucester is a dynamic Cathedral city boasting over 2,000 years of history. Whether you are visiting for a day or for longer, there are plenty of activities to do in Gloucester. Wanting to extend your stay in the area? Of the numerous hotels in Gloucestershire, the DoubleTree by Hilton Cheltenham stands out thanks to its close proximity to Gloucester and short car journey to the city.
In addition to witnessing the unique architecture and the exterior of the building, you can also visit the sacred space that is Gloucester Cathedral. Boasting impressive medieval styling, the Cathedral is located right in the middle of the city centre and is undeniably one of the most popular places to visit in Gloucester.
The Gloucester Docks are a vibrant and dynamic area of the city that showcase older warehouses redesigned as museums and shops. An ideal area to take a walk and see how the facilities have transformed over time, you can also enjoy a 45 minute cruise on the canal and River Severn.
Beatrix Potter’s Shop
One of the most famous British children’s authors, Beatrix Potter invented her well-know Tailor of Gloucester right here in the city. Nowadays, the Beatrix Potter shop showcases an array of displays and souvenirs. Situated behind the Cathedral, the shop is an unmissable stop for all Beatrix Potter fans.
Less than 3 miles away from the city centre, Barnwood Arboretum is the ideal place to see a wide variety of trees and plants and get closer to nature. Take a walk in this relaxing environment and escape the business of the city for a moment of tranquillity.
With a wide range of places to visit in Gloucester, there are areas of interest that will satisfy everyone’s curiosity. Looking for a hotel to spend the night whilst in the region? The DoubleTree by Hilton Cheltenham is waiting for you.