Gloucester Civic Trust

St Michael’s Tower Gloucester, Home of the Civic Trust

St Michael’s Tower in Gloucester city centre is over 500 years old. It was the former bell tower of the Church of St. Michael. The Tower once housed 10 bells, and the church was once a famous city landmark. The church has many stories, so has the Bell Tower.

St Michael’s Tower in the city centre of Gloucester is the home of The Civic Trust. The tower is a heritage centre with interesting exhibitions, audiovisual displays and daily show old films of Gloucester. There is no entry fee to enter however, their guided walks have a charge for participants.

Photos of St Michael’s Tower

The tower is one of many photogenic buildings in the historic city. There are many angles that you can shoot from.

Gloucester Civic Trust

Gloucester Civic Trust for 40 years has been entertaining residents and visitors to Gloucester. They offer a wide selection of themed walks, city tours, docks tours, lectures, art classes and heritage events. Gloucester Civic Trust is a registered charity. 100% volunteer-run and managed. Their tour guides and volunteers give their time freely promoting heritage and tourism in Gloucester.

St Michaels Tower
St Michaels Tower

Guided Walks of Gloucester City Centre

The Civic Trust host guided walks and sell DVDs about old Gloucester. They have a wide selection of self-guided walks where you go at your own pace. They also do themed walks and tailor-made walks. These often start at St Michael’s Tower. You can also book them here too.

Contact the Civic Trust

Address – The Cross, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1PA

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