15 Oct

Great things to do and see in Gloucester

Great things to do and see in Gloucester

Located along the River Severn and close to the Welsh border, the city of Gloucester has a variety of exciting attractions and activities for you to explore.

With a heritage of more than 2,000 years, the city is home to a wealth of ancient monuments and buildings that have stood the test of time through defining moments in history.

Considered to be one of England's top historic destinations, Gloucester is well-known for its cathedral, which dominates the skyline of the city and can be seen from miles around. It's a truly beautiful place to visit and is among the most gothic buildings in the world.

Gloucester docks are a popular attraction for visitors and locals alike. There you'll find museums, restaurants, bars and a shopping centre - bound to appeal to people of all ages and with different tastes.

The sporting aspect of the city is held in high regard, with Gloucester's rugby team serving as a huge component of the sports heritage. Kingsholm Stadium is the team's home ground and is world renowned for its exuberant atmosphere.

In 2012, research conducted by the University of Bath revealed that Gloucester fans are the most passionate in the English Premiership, with surges in heart rate and testosterone the biggest the scientists had seen.

Numerous sports and leisure centres are dotted across the city, where you can watch or partake in activities such as golf, snooker and tennis.

There are also many respectable schools, colleges and even a university, so if you're looking for property for sale in Gloucester, this vibrant city could be the perfect place for you and your family to set up home.

And if you want to venture out of the city centre, Gloucester is just one hour away from the stunning Cotswolds, where you can discover its many villages and towns filled with charming market stalls, and traditional restaurants and pubs.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801754629-ADNFCR

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