The City of Gloucester has a lot more to offer than people realise. It is within a few miles of the town of Cheltenham, famous for it's Regency buildings. The Forest of Dean with its breathtaking beauty and views over the river Wye is only a short drive away. It has it's own impressive Cathedral and the Gloucester docks are a popular tourist attraction.
Gloucester used to be a Roman fortress. It gets its name from the Roman name for the town which is Glevum. Today Gloucester is a city with a fine Cathedral and some very worthy attractions nearby. Gloucester Docks and the Forest of Dean are popular tourist destinations.
The Cotswolds and surrounding area of Gloucester is notably one of the most pleasant areas of natural beauty in the country and with easy access to all parts of the UK this city is well worth a visit. The links on this page will tell you a lot about the County of Gloucestershire and the nearby attractions that you might like to visit.