Gloucester is renowned for its remarkable cathedral, parts of which date back 1300 years. The historic Gloucester dock has recently been renovated as a leisure and shopping complex. The train station is a few minutes walk.
Start out on Southgate Street, At traffic signals turn left onto the A430 (signposted City Centre) At traffic signals bear left At traffic signals turn left onto Worcester Street Turn right onto Northgate Street
Cheltenham Racecourse – 9 miles
The jewel in Jump racing’s crown plays host to the best jumping action in the world from 350 spectacular acres set in the rolling Cotswolds countryside. Cheltenham Racecourse is not only an internationally acclaimed sports venue, but also a striking setting for events. Every March it plays host to the Gold Cup – arguably the biggest jumps race in the world – but on non-race days, large-scale conferences and exhibitions are its mainstay
Forest of Dean – 15 miles
One of England’s few remaining ancient forests; the Forestof Deanhas a spectacular range of natural beauty and has been an inspiration to many writers including JRR Tolkien and JK Rowling.
The forest is a unique and enchanting part of Gloucestershire, offering the complete A-Z of adventure and leisure activities. With the beautiful bluebells in bloom, from archery to zip-wiring as well as ever-popular walking, cycling and horse riding.
Cirencester & the Cotswolds -20 miles
Cirencester is known as the “Capital of the Cotswolds” and is a popular shopping destination with a unique blend of independent and high street shops. Famous for its Roman history, visit the Corinium museum and amphitheatre or alternatively explore the ancient and beautiful Cotswold villages that are dotted around the area.