Gloucester is a cathedral city nestled between the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, is Britain’s most inland port. Gloucester has a rich history dating back to Roman times. The magnificent gothic cathedral is the site of Henry III’s coronation and the final resting place of King Edward II.
Jet Age Museum Gloucester is dedicated to the preservation of Gloucestershire's rich aviation heritage. The story of the Gloster Aircraft Company, focussing on the first Allied jet flight. The mission is to preserve the past and inspire the future by telling the stories of the people and places that put the County at the forefront of the aerospace industry.
Two-hundred and fifty acres of open countryside with viewpoint, pleasant walks and way-marked nature trails that cover the hill. The summit hosts fabulous views of the Severn Bridge to the South, the Malvern Hills to the North and the Black Mountains to the West. A terrific walking landscape and enjoyable for animal lovers, the Robinswood Hill is also habitat for many creatures, such as badgers, foxes and birds including Red Kites amongst others. Free parking - Toilets – Café.
The rolling hills and valleys of Gloucestershire provide a unique microclimate which is perfect for growing grapes. A shop on site where you can purchase wines from their Hampshire and Gloucester vineyards.
Trace 1000 years of architectural styles from Norman time’s through to the present day. The extraordinary fan-faulted medieval cloisters and Great East Window are national treasures and the Lady Chapel houses some of the finest Arts & Crafts glass in the country.
Highnam Court was built in 1658 after the original house was seriously damaged in the Civil War. During the last 25 years, since Roger Head has been the owner, the gardens have been totally and lovingly restored to their former glory, with many new additions being made to complement and enhance the original design.
Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre is located on the outskirts of the city of Gloucester on the edge of the beautiful Cotswolds. Activities offered at the Centre are Tubing sessions, Skiing, Snowboarding, snoXross for adults and juniors. Tubing is 30 minutes of downhill rides in tubes.