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Gloucester Docks, Gloucester

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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 trip planner makes visiting Gloucester Docks and other Gloucester attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We stayed in Gloucester as a base to visit the Cotswolds. It was a surprise that there was a dock in in the city, it was very well worth visiting, plenty of eating places to chose from, a lovely... 
    We stayed in Gloucester as a base to visit the Cotswolds. It was a surprise that there was a dock in in the city, it was very well worth visiting, plenty of eating places to chose from, a lovely...  more »
  • The main reason for our disappointment was that the Gloucester Museum which would have no doubt given us much more information about the docks, was close on Sunday when we visited. 
    The main reason for our disappointment was that the Gloucester Museum which would have no doubt given us much more information about the docks, was close on Sunday when we visited.  more »

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