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Gloucester Docks, Gloucester

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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Tour Gloucester Docks to examine the historical shipping industry of southwest England. Situated on the Severn River, the still-functioning Victorian port houses several museums and exhibits for the whole family. Spend the afternoon touring the dock’s machinery and warehouses while learning the importance of the industry to the surrounding area. End the afternoon with a visit to the model boat display, or a tour of the port’s brewery. Take a leisure cruise up the river to see the expansive canal and more of the Gloucester area. Our Gloucester itinerary maker makes visiting Gloucester Docks and other Gloucester attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I remember this area in the 1990's, and it has been much cleaned up and commercialised. Once there was an evocative packaging museum, a massive antiques centre, a rock-oriented pub. Now there are one ...  read more »
  • It was nice to walk around the old docks to get a feel of times past. A canal boat came through the locks which was nice to see. Not much else going on. A few places for lunch, it was Sunday 
  • Unfortunately there isn't much to see and it's a bit boring. I went there with a my boyfriend and we just had a short walk through it. 
  • Nice place to walk around and see the boats. Kept us entertained walking around there.
  • Excellent family day out, with or without a boat. Educational and nice range of shops. Plenty to see.
  • The tourist spot of Gloucester. Hosts a lot of events throughout the year. A must visit for all visitors to the city.
  • Nice place to walk about with kids planty things to do and where to go
  • Great food at Greek on the docks
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