Why Gloucester is the place to live
The Cotswold cathedral town of Gloucester, with history dating back to Roman times, has docks, museums, galleries, eateries and a bustling calendar of events each year. In order to make Gloucester a place where people want to live, Ofsted-rated schools, affordable housing, stunning suburbs and glorious Regency parades can be seen throughout the city. A good Estate Agent Gloucester way such as TGRES will be able to find you a delightful home in one of the main sought after areas in and around the city.
A pedestrianised city centre free of traffic and the best preserved dock in the United Kingdom in the 19th century are major attractions. And one of the few truly impressive natural occurrences in Britain, the Severn Bore – the world’s second-highest surge wave, coming in at as much as 50 feet (about 15.4 m) – is a sight to see. When making a transfer, convenient access to the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds also makes Gloucester an attractive choice.
Fan-faulted cloisters and the sublime Great East Window are featured in the beautiful 11th-century Gloucester Cathedral – King Edward II’s resting spot. It has also been used as a venue, including a variety of Harry Potter film scenes, for television shows and films.
There are also several ways to remain active day or night for all ages. A busy calendar of activities offers the opportunity to see live music, attend a mediaeval feast, engage in a silent disco, shop at the markets for crafts and Christmas food, and spend a bank holiday weekend at the award-winning festival of Gloucester Tall Ships.
For trips to Bristol, London, Cheltenham, Birmingham and Cardiff, Gloucester is well linked.