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Business Visiting Gloucestershire England Visiting Gloucestershire in England can be a surprisingly fun thing to do. Gloucestershire is a historic county mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in the 10th century, though the areas of and the Forest of Dean were not added until the late 11th century. Gloucestershire originally included the small town of Bristol. The local rural .munity moved to the port city, (as Bristol was to be.e) and Bristols population growth accelerated during the industrial revolution. Here are some things to do and see while visiting Gloucestershire, England: Cheese Rolling: Britain is a treasure chest of old customs and Gloucester is no exception. Where else can you see people throwing themselves down a near vertical hill to catch a large Double Gloucester Cheese. Situated on Coopers Hill, a few miles from central Gloucester, the Cheese Roll takes place every May Bank Holiday. It is a very dangerous pastime and very dangerous = great fun!. This is the original extreme sport and it attracts TV crews from all over the world! Prinknash Abbey: Situated in near the village of Cranham, (very close to the foot of the Cheese Roll!), is the beautiful Prinknash Abbey. Still inhabited by monks and with a working pottery it attracts many visitors from the UK and abroad. It also has a bird park and picnic area as well as a fabulous gift shop. Very tranquil and very interesting. Gloucester Historic Docks: Right in the centre of the city is the fabulous Victorian docks. Now it is home to many businesses including retail outlets, bars and museums. Gloucester Waterways Museum details life on the waterways with photos and artefacts and interactive .puter features. Outside there are a steam dredger, a barge a tugboat and several narrow boats all helping paint the picture. You can also take river cruises from the museum. The Docks are also home to the Soldiers of Gloucester Museum telling the story of both the Gloucester Regiment and the Hussars. Gloucester Antique Centre is also situated here. A Fascinating place where you can browse or haggle on all things old from ceramics, clocks and watches, jewellery, glassware furniture, books etc etc. The list is endless. Gloucester Quays is a discount designer outlet centre with many bargains to be had! If you are visiting on a Saturday look out for the model boat club sailing every sort of vessel including Warships, paddle boats and Submarines. Sudely Castle: Home to the families of Lord and Lady and Henry and Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst, Sudely Castle is a fantastic day out. Learn the history of this wonderful medieval site and explore the award winning gardens. There is also an adventure park for the more energetic visitor and a Pheasantry. Visit St Marys church where Katherine Parr lies buried and if you are getting married you may want to consider Sudely as the venue for your big day. With numerous exhibitions and acres of grounds Sudely Castle is a great day out. If you are interested in visiting Gloucestershire, England on a campervan hire holiday, please call 0800 612 8719 and we will sort it out for you. motorhome hire About the Author: 相关的主题文章: