Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Cotswolds  /  Gloucester  /  Gloucester Docks

Gloucester Docks, Gloucester

4.2
#2 of 111 in Things to do in Gloucester
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Create an itinerary including Gloucester Docks
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.
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Gloucester Docks reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
2,042 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Gloucester docks have improved so much over the years. It’s a nice place to wander around, visit when there are events on (tall ships, food festival, Christmas market etc) and well worth visiting for....  more
    Gloucester docks have improved so much over the years. It’s a nice place to wander around, visit when there are events on (tall ships, food festival, Christmas market etc) and well worth visiting for....  more »
  • On a very hot Sunday afternoon we were surprised just how quite the Docks were. There is so much to take in here, - there is a great deal of history, of course, but also retail and some great pubs... 
    On a very hot Sunday afternoon we were surprised just how quite the Docks were. There is so much to take in here, - there is a great deal of history, of course, but also retail and some great pubs...  more »

Plan your trip to Gloucester

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.