Red Bus Newnham on Severn

The Red Bus

The Red Bus in Newnham on Severn, Gloucestershire is a unique place to stay for a staycation in the area. The Bus is located in a secluded rural location and is very cosy with nice decor and comfortable furniture. The location is special as there is wildlife in abundance with lots of wonderful walks in …

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Hatton Court Hotel

Hatton Court Hotel

The Hatton Court Hotel provides a handy rest-stop in its Cotswolds location in the village in Upton St.Leonard’s near to Gloucester. The building was originally constructed in the 20’s and became a hotel in the 1950s. The restaurant and bar provide a menu of light bites, traditional Sunday roasts and afternoon teas. They can host …

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European Food Shops

There are many options for shopping for European food in Gloucestershire, this guide features those that @aboutglos knows about. There are many East European shops including those specialising in Polish, Czech, Romanian, Hungarian and Lithuanian food products. To suggest a business for inclusion comment below or use our contact form. Shops For European Food CzechLand …

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Mad Nanas Tearoom in Littledean

Mad Nanas Tearoom in Littledean

Mad Nanas Tearoom, formerly known as Bethel Tearoom, is a cosy venue in Littledean in the Forest of Dean. Visit and refuel at the tea room with hot drink or one of their delicious pastries.

They currently have a special offer on Afternoon Tea. This includes hot chocolate, coffee or tea to drink and to nibble on, scones with jam and clotted cream and other cakes. This deal is available Monday to Saturday.

Rodborough Walks near the fort

Rodborough Common

@aboutglos thoroughly enjoyed a walk on Rodborough Common then beyond, there are many routes that people can walk mainly started from their designated car parks. Rodborough Common Rodborough Common is over 250 acres in size and is designated as biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) …

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Toby Carvery

Toby Carvery

The Toby carvery in Gloucester AKA The Dog at Over is a family friendly restaurant and pub located just outside the city. They specialise is serving roast dinners all day every day at their carvery. From experience you can choose from a choice of meats including combinations then serve your own vegetables. Meats usually include …

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Facial specialist Cheltenham

Sonia Norman Facial Specialist

Introducing Sonia Normal Facials and Therapies in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Sonia is a specialist in anti-ageing facial treatments and describes herself a facialist. She has over fifteen years experience in skincare and medical aesthetics. Sonia aims to get “dramatic” results for her customers by using the perfect treatment for them. Treatments often involve using the latest …

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Goldwork Guild

Goldwork Exhibition comes to the Nature in Art Museum and Art Gallery

The Goldwork Exhibition comes to the Nature in Art Museum and Art Gallery in Twigworth, Gloucester from 20th August 2019 until 8th September. Rarely seen, yet glittering to behold, a magnificent display of gold, silver and metal work embroidery comes to Gloucester for the first time. The Goldwork Guild is displaying modern as well as …

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St Oswold's Anglo-Saxon Minster & Medieval Priory

St Oswold’s Priory

St Oswold’s Priory is located not far from Gloucester Cathedral on Archdeacon Street, it is easy to spot if walking towards the old Cattle Market site. I have passed many times and had a quick look but this time had a good read of the notice and look around at the ruins. The remaining wall …

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The Turks Head Inn

The Turks Head Inn on Southgate Street in Gloucester is a new find for @aboutglos, shocked I haven’t popped in before. This pub is an unique venue with a funny set of rules on the outside and eclectic décor inside. The Turks Head Inn The pub has both inside and outside seating, there are a …

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The Wilderness Centre

The Wilderness Centre

The Wilderness Centre in Mitcheldean in The Forest of Dean is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019 and are launching an exciting Summer Programme of events and activities. The Wilderness Centre is a historic stately home nestled within 30 acres of private grounds with forest, fields and its own stone circle, commanding spectacular views over …

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Wychwood Festival

Wychwood Festival 2019 in Cheltenham

Once dubbed “bijou Glastonbury” by The Independent, Wychwood Festival lands at Cheltenham Racecourse for three days packed with over 100 acts spread across four stages. Headliners include Scouting for Girls, ABC and The Stranglers, with artists such as T’Pau, Toyah, Ibibio Sound Machine and Ren Harvieu also making an appearance. Apart from gigs, the family-friendly programme features music, dance and arts workshops, and a circus school, plus talks, debates and comedy for all ages.