Gloucester is a city in the South West of England. It lies on the river Severn and is close to the Welsh border. Bristol and Birmingham are nearby cities. So if you plan on travel to this mesmerizing city, do note the following:
Places to visit
The city has many cathedrals and hence is known as a cathedral city. The most popular church is the Gloucester Cathedral also known as the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and the Holy Trinity. If you are a Harry Potter fan, you will recall the movie scenes that were shot here in the hallways of this beautiful cathedral. Lodge into any one of the hotels in Gloucester and visit this cathedral on a sunny day. You will most certainly be awed by the stunning quality of the stained glass used in the cathedral.Gloucester Park and Dick Whittington Park are perfect for kids. They will certainly enjoy themselves to the maximum. Happy kids and Special offer on Hotel deals will definitely make your stay worthwhile!The Soldiers of Gloucester Museum has several rooms that display artefacts in chronological order. You can find items and miniature paintings dating back to the 18th century. Weapons, drawings and even audio visual display from the World War period can be seen.
Where to stay
You can find many cheap hotels in Gloucester if you are on a tight budget. But don't choose blindly. Give some thought before choosing a hotel if you do not wish to compromise on quality. Likewise, you will also find many luxury hotels in Gloucester. Whichever you choose, you can be assured that you will be able to enjoy a stunning view of the city. You can also choose to stay in any of the picturesque cottages available.
Lifestyle and Food
The famous Gloucester cheese is made here and every year there is an annual event- the Gloucester Cheese Rolling Competition. Throughout Gloucester, you will also be offered a variety of chocolate making classes.
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