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Welcome to Gloucestershire Revealed and all we have to offer

 

Gloucestershire sits in the South West of England, and encompasses part of the Cotswolds and the River Severn and all of the ancient Forest of Dean. 

 

Our county town is Gloucester and it would appear, according to Plantlife, that our county flower is the wild daffodil (who knew?).

 

In the 10th century, our historic county was mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, with Winchcombe and the Forest added in the 11th, alongside the ‘small town’ of Bristol…which seems to have grown and slipped through our fingers!

 

 

the logo for the arts council

 

 

Whatever you look for in a day out, you can be sure to find it in Gloucestershire – from exciting events and interesting artefacts in museums large and small, to beautiful buildings and amazing galleries.

 

Our county is full of surpising places to visit and we hope that this website will help you find your way around, especially if you are planning a day out and want to see as much as possible.

 

Whether you like a fine cafe with a museum attached, or open spaces where little ones can run free, you will find the museums for you here.

 

Search by area to make the most of your visit.

 

image taken at Dr Jenner’s House

photographer: Hamish Gill