• Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral, College Green, Gloucester, UK .

    Gloucester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of St Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, in Gloucester, England, stands in the north of the city near the River Severn. It originated in 678 or 679 with the foundation of an abbey dedicated to Saint Peter (dissolved by Henry VIII).

  • Gloucester Rugby Kingsholm Stadium

    Kingsholm Stadium, Kingsholm Road, Gloucester, UK .

    Kingsholm Stadium is a rugby union stadium located in the Kingsholm area of Gloucester, England, and is the home stadium of Gloucester Rugby. The stadium has a capacity of 16,115. It is sometimes nicknamed 'Castle Grim' after the estate where the stadium is built. The new main grandstand, opened in 2007, is an all seated 7,500 capacity stand along the south touchline. It is currently sponsored by Malvern Tyres.

    Kingsholm was used as a home stadium for England before they settled at Twickenham and also hosted New Zealand versus United States for a pool match in the 1991 Rugby World Cup.

    In common with many grounds of English professional rugby union clubs, Kingsholm features several terraced standing areas. The North Stand is such an area and is known for sponsorship reasons as 'The Compeed Shed'. It runs down the whole length of the pitch and holds around 3,000 people. The Shed is known within rugby union for its proximity to the pitch and the low roof, enabling fervent home support. The West Stand terrace holds around 1,615 spectators and has a row of hospitality boxes located above. It is sponsored by Allstone speedy skips.

    The East Stand is an all-seater stand located directly on Kingsholm Road. It holds around 3,000 fans. It is sponsored by Stowford Press.

  • The Cotswold Way

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    With over 102 miles (164km) of magical walking, magnificent views, ancient sites and beautiful villages, the Cotswold Way offers a taste of the South you won’t forget. The route offers a quintessentially English experience through flower-filled meadows, wonderful beech woodland, charming towns and villages and past historic sites – with amazing views from the Cotswold escarpment.


  • Rococo Gardens

    Gloucester Rd, Painswick, Stroud GL6 6TH, UK .

    Experience the great outdoors, with a cheeky peek into the flamboyant frivolity of the early 1700s, in the UK’s only complete surviving rococo garden.


  • Cheltenham Racecourse

    Evesham Rd, Cheltenham GL50 4SH .

    Cheltenham Racecourse at Prestbury Park, near CheltenhamGloucestershire, England, hosts National Hunt horse racing. Its most prestigious meeting is the Cheltenham Festival, held in March, which features several Grade I races including the Cheltenham Gold CupChampion HurdleQueen Mother Champion ChaseRyanair Chase and the Stayers' Hurdle.

    The racecourse has a scenic location in a natural amphitheatre, just below the escarpment of the Cotswold Hills at Cleeve Hill, with a capacity of 67,500 spectators. Cheltenham Racecourse railway station no longer connects to the national rail network, but is the southern terminus of the preserved Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

    Race course website: cheltenham