Fun filled and steeped in history, Gloucester is a quirky, creative and lively city with a beating heart of gold and a brilliant choice for your Activity break. Packed with unique culture and with old Gloucester ale running through its veins, you’re certain to fall in love with its buzzing nightlife and scattering of ancient architecture.
Gloucester’s acres of mammoth countryside offers all the space you need to break away from the daily grind and explore the hills and mountains. Rip up some turf with quadbikes and rage buggies with a view over the Cotswolds or hit the quaint highstreets for some serious designer shopping.
Get dressed up for Gold Cup at Cheltenham racecourse and have a flutter on your favourite. You might even finish off the day with enough cash to splash out on Cheltenham’s famous promenade. If not, you’ll have all the booze you need to forget your bad bets and enjoy the atmosphere.
Hometown to Simon Pegg and Liz Hurley, Gloucestershire’s decedent Cotswolds are perfect for a bit of celeb spotting. Take a peek at Kate Moss’s £2million Lechlade mansion or practice your divot stamping at Cirencester Park polo, who knows who you might bump into.
Or set sail for the historic Gloucester docks. Enjoy amazing local entertainment or step back in time with the chains and cogs of restored dock machinery. All set against a backdrop of twinkling water and luxury warehouse apartments Gloucester docks makes an excellent city hub for any activity break. Take to the water and explore one of the ancient tall ships or make port at one of the dozens of fantastic bars and pubs scattered around the beautiful historic docklands to keep the drinks flowing.
You can even don your robe and with a swish and flick your wand will take you to Gloucester Cathedral, with its incredible architecture and its famous corridors and cloisters, the magical set for Harry Potter, you might even catch sight of a house elf or a goblin if you’re lucky.
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