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Gloucester Docks, Gloucester

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Historic Walking Area · Landmark
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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  • The Ship Canal was opened in 1827 and allowed boats to bypass a particularly winding part of the River Severn, thus making Gloucester an Inland Port. At its busiest, the Docks would have been full of....  more »
  • Plenty of information boards to see as you look round. Interesting museums and churches as you go round.  more »

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