Gloucestershire is a rural county in the South West of England. this section features posts specifically to do with life in the county.

Gloucestershire Towns & Areas

Popular Gloucestershire Places including, towns cities and villages on our website

  • Gloucester – The main city in the county with lots of history.
  • Cheltenham – The best place for shopping in the county and foodie heaven.
  • Cotswolds – An AONB spanning the East of Gloucestershire with lots of hills and picturesque villages. The Cotswolds has many nice small towns and villages often with houses made from Cotswold stone. The towns include Bourton-on-the-Water, Broadway, Burford, Chipping Norton, Dursley, Moreton-in-Marsh, Northleach, Stow-on-the-Wold, Stroud and Winchcombe.
  • Forest of Dean – An ancient woodland in the west of the county and is a fantastic place to visit. The area is especially interesting for walkers, cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Cirencester – A nice town with a diverse history.
  • Tewkesbury – A town towards the north of the county whose centrepiece is an abbey.
  • Severn Vale – Also known as The Severn Valley, is the floodplain of the county and includes the villages along the river.
  • Coleford – A small market town which is a great base camp for exploring the Wye Valley.
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Guru Coffee House in Gloucester

I have visited Guru Coffee house on Brunswick Road in Gloucester many times. So I thought I would write about the recent visits. On both occasions visited with my dog, and both were enjoyable. Guru Coffee House The eatery is between the city centre and Gloucester Park on Brunswick road, Guru has 2 floors for …

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Farmers boy Longhope Pie offer

The Farmers Boy Inn, Longhope

The Farmers Boy Inn is in Longhope, within the Forest of Dean. The pub-restaurant is all about hearty meals and comfortable accommodation. They strive to provide comprehensive hospitality services while keeping it local and low-key. The establishment collects various accolades, including the TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence. The Farmers Boy Menu The restaurant takes pride in …

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Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum in Gloucester Docks celebrates the region’s rich military history with a varied array of exhibits. The collection examines local troops such as the Glorious Glosters and Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, exploring their part in conflicts stretching from the American Revolutionary War to the Napoleonic War, and both World Wars. Soldiers of …

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Chippy Lunch at the Cathedral

Fish & Chip Shops in Gloucester

There are many options for Fish & Chip Restaurants & Takeaways In Gloucester City Centre. The chippies of the city sell traditional options including cod, haddock and pies. Most sell battered or plain Gloucester sausages and other delights. Some even sell delicious fagots and onions to have with a portion of chips. Ye Olde Restaurant …

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Dairy Museum of Kitchenalia Cirencester

Museum of Kitchenalia in Cirencester

The Museum of Kitchenalia is a small, independent museum collection. Kitchenalia museum is in Cirencester in the beautiful Cotswolds. It is open at various times of the year for workshops and also demonstrations. Visit their ‘What’s On’ pages to find out about events and activities. What’s On… The Museums aim is to represent the UK’s …

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CBD Gloucestershire

Where to buy CBD in Gloucestershire

CBD AKA Cannabidiol is a phytocannabinoid that scientists discovered in 1940. This is one of some 113 identified cannabinoids in cannabis plants. It accounts for up to 40% of the plants extract. As of 2018, preliminary clinical research on cannabidiol included studies of anxiety, cognition, movement disorders, and pain. Wiki… Law CBD is completely legal …

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Spa and massage

Spa special offers

Treatments such as hair, massages and facials. A spa often has facilities such as a sauna, pool, steam room, or whirlpool jacuzzi.

Bear inn Roast dinner

Sunday Lunch In Gloucestershire

There are many restaurants in Gloucestershire that do a fantastic Sunday lunch. This includes some that have special offers for traditional roast meals. There are several pubs and restaurants doing deals, including some in Gloucester, Stroud and Cheltenham. Where Is Your Favourite Restaurant For a Traditional Sunday Roast? Please contact us with your reasons! Sunday …

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The Falconry School

The Falconry School is a small and intimate establishment. They love to show best practises in how to care for, handle and above all fly birds of prey. This is a great place for a day out in Gloucestershire for those interested in birds of prey. For those interested in local species, The Gloucestershire Wildlife …

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Massage Therapists Gloucestershire

This is the @aboutglos guide to massage therapists in Gloucestershire. This includes many types of massage and also related treatments. There are some therapists with offers and others that we have visited with a review. Types of Massage There are various types of massages available in Gloucestershire, including; Swedish, sports or Thai therapeutic options. Lymph …

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Two-Course Indian Meal for Two or Four at Indian Brasserie

Indian Brasserie Cheltenham

On Bath Road, in Cheltenham, is the Indian Brasserie. A restaurant serves Southern Indian and also tasty Balti food in a relaxed atmosphere. Indian Brasserie Menu The restaurant’s menu includes a wide selection of chicken, lamb and also seafood dishes. However, they also serve several vegetarian options. If diners struggle to choose what to eat, …

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The Pilot Inn Hardwicke

The Pilot Inn Hardwicke

The Pilot Inn is at Sellars bridge on the Gloucester to Sharpness canal in Hardwicke. The Pilot Inn is a good pub with a restaurant and a fantastic beer garden. Both the beer garden and the bar area are dog friendly and are very popular with dog walkers. The pub supplies a bowl of drinking …

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Portivo Lounge Gloucester Quays

Portivo Lounge Gloucester Quays

Portivo Lounge opened in 2013. A beautiful red brick structure, they built it in 1894 as a corn mill in the prosperous Gloucester Docks. Portivo Lounge is great daytime or evening destination with seating inside and also outside. Portivo Lounge Gloucester The Portivo Lounge is part of a chain of venues called “The Lounges”. You …

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Nature in art museum

Nature in Art, Museum & Art Galley in Twigworth

Nature in Art is an unique art experience where all art is inspired by nature. The UK’s only art gallery & museum dedicated to art inspired by nature. With exhibitions, art courses, artists in residence and much more.