The New Inn Paranormal

Paranormal Gloucestershire

@aboutglos has always had an interest in the paranormal and have recently been watching some great TV shows relating to the topic. My interest started after hearing campfire stories when younger, some ghost stories were really terrifying. Through life, I have experienced a few unexplainable events including some in Gloucestershire. The last one being odd …

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Gloucestershire Hour is also known as #gloshour and is a networking hour for local people on twitter. A variety of companies and organisations join in sharing their products, opinions and services as well as sharing each other’s tweets. When is #gloshour Glos Hour takes place on a Wednesday evening at 8 pm on Twitter, if …

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Cannop Ponds

Cannop Ponds

Cannop Ponds are two large ponds, located to the north of Parkend in the Forest of Dean and not far from the Speechhouse Hotel. The ponds, and surrounding area, are a popular destination for tourists, walkers and off-road cyclists. There is a car park for visitors to park in which has picnic tables nearby. Cannop …

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Tigers Eye Restaurant Gloucester

Tigers Eye Restaurant

I finally visited Tigers Eye Restaurant in Gloucester after hearing lots of good things about their hot stone dishes. Tigers Eye is the first Hot Rock Grill restaurant in the city occupying the two floors of The Old Bell a listed Inn dating back to the 17th Century. It is located on Southgate Street not …

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Introduce Yourself

Introduce Yourself is a new post for the @aboutglos website for #gloshour regulars. I am adding a few to get it started so if i have missed you or you want to change text get in touch. Introduce your business/organisation including what you consider to be your top product/service. Include a picture, website link to …

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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 ’20s 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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Extreme Robots Live Tour in Cheltenham

Extreme Robots

This autumn the stars of Robot Wars leave the safety of the TV studio and head to Cheltenham. The show will feature new and old robots facing off live, with lots of exclusive features added in to enhance the experience. Major Damage the house robot will make an appearance too, showing off to make sure …

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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 as a facialist. She has over fifteen years of 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 …

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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 Pub in Gloucester

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 a 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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