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Gloucester Cathedral

The spectacular Gloucester Cathedral is among the first and finest examples of the English Perpendicular Gothic style. A Norman church was built here by a group of Benedictine monks in the 12th century, on the site …
Museum in Gloucester

Tailor of Gloucester Museum & Shop

Tucked into a narrow lane opposite the cathedral, this sweet little museum pays homage to Beatrix Potter and her magical Tailor of Gloucester storybook. Potter found inspiration for the tale while visiting her cousi…
Museum in Gloucester

Gloucester Life Museum

This creaky-floored folk museum examines Gloucestershire domestic life, crafts and industries from 1500 to the present. Exhibits include Civil War weaponry, a Tudor-era bed and a retro 1950s lounge. The museum is ho…
Shopping Centre in Gloucester

Gloucester Quays

This set of old brick warehouses is filled with bargain outlet stores for (mostly) major high-street fashion brands.
Museum in Gloucester

National Waterways Museum Gloucester

The largest Gloucester Docks warehouse, the 1873 Llanthony, hosts the city’s hands-on museum dedicated to the history of Britain’s inland waterways. Among other boat-related topics and interactive displays, exhibiti…