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Gloucester is situated near the River
Severn, in the county of Gloucestershire in the Southwest of England, it is well known
for Roman and Norman History, and Gloucester
Cathedral which is the resting place of King Edward II. Gloucester has a
population of 150,000 (approx) and covers 15.65 sq miles and is
Englands most inland port and docks, linked via the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal to the Seven
Places of Interest in Gloucester
Gloucester Quays & Docks The Gloucester Quays area bustling leisure quarter with an outlet shopping centre,
cafes, bars and restaurants, a cinema and is also home of the
in the National Waterways Museum in the
Llanthony Warehouse and tells us the history of the 200 year
old docks and stories of the Gloucester and Sharpness
Gloucester & Warwickshire Steam Railway A volunteer-run heritage railway which runs along the borders of Gloucester/Warwickshire and the Cotswolds. The GWSR has 23km of restored and reopened track which goes between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway and now operates steam and heritage diesel trains across the lines.
Dean Forest Railway The forest
friendly line runs through 4 ½ miles of woodlands and
countryside. The railway has 5 stations which run from Lyndey
Junction to Parkend. It was founded in 1970 however the Dean
Forest Railway runs along the old Severn & Wye
railway lines which were originally tramroad 200 years ago. The
DFR has a number of Steam and Diesel locomotives.
Take a look at our Gloucester tours here.