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  • Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire_13 (JKD_NCN)
Gloucestershire
£47.00 per person

Gloucester Cathedral self guided tour

Home to some of the finest examples of English architectural styles, stained glass and sculpture, Gloucester Cathedral has many magnificent treasures to share with all those who visit.
Steeped in rich history, the dynamic stories of the Cathedral’s past are told throughout the building. With centuries of craftsmanship on display, from the monumental Nave pillars to the intricate green men carvings, there are many hidden gems for you to uncover on your journey around the Cathedral.

Lunch at the historic New Inn

In the heart of Gloucester, a few minutes walk from the cathedral, is the 15th century New Inn. Features include a medieval courtyard, real ale pub and a traditional restaurant with period features. So, enjoy a two course carvery lunch with tea and coffee in this fascinating place.

Gloucester Docks and National Waterways Museum

The former dock estate has become a popular free destination. Here, visitors can enjoy interesting views and a range of modern facilities while wandering around a remarkably complete example of a Victorian port. Furthermore, the National Waterways Museum features life on the waterways between the Bristol Channel and the Midlands. Spend some time looking at the artefacts, photographs and videos before your boat trip.

Queen Boadicea II

Afterwards, climb aboard this historical vessel. Enjoy your 45 minute trip along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and learn more about the history of Gloucester as the skipper provides a historic commentary.


Dates

2022 Dates available on request


Suggested itinerary by Coach

10.30am

Gloucester Cathedral self guided tour

Enjoy a self guided tour of this magnificent building.

12.30pm

Lunch at the historic New Inn

Enjoy a 2 course carvery lunch with tea and coffee in this fascinating place.

2.30pm

Gloucester Docks and National Waterways Museum

The former dock estate has become a popular free destination where visitors can enjoy interesting views and a range of modern facilities while wandering around a remarkably complete example of a Victorian port.

Spend some time looking round the National Waterways Museum before your boat trip.

3.30pm

Queen Boadicea II

Climb aboard for a 45 minute trip along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal.



Prices are per person based on 35 paying persons.

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