Gloucester Bath Train
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The cathedral city of Gloucester is the county town of Gloucestershire and lies very close to the border with Wales. The city is roughly 30 miles to the north east of Bristol and 45 miles to the south west of Birmingham. Gloucester lies on the banks of the River Severn and is bounded by the Cotswolds to the east, the Forest of Dean to the west and the Malvern Hills to the north. Interestingly Gloucester is also a port city being linked to the Severn Estuary by the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal. Following renovation the city's former wharfs and warehouses form a public open space, are home to the National Waterways Museum and a number of apartments, shops and bars.
Gloucester Cathedral is in the north of the city close to the river and originates in the foundation of an abbey dedicated to St Peter in 681. The cathedral is the burial place of King Edward II and its cloisters were used for some scenes in some of the Harry Potter movies.
Gloucester's main theatre is the Guildhall which hosts a large and diverse number of entertainments including live music, dance sessions, a cinema, bar, cafe and art gallery.
Situated in the south west of England and close to the city of Bristol, there is more to do in Bath than its famous architecture and its Roman Baths which have been attracting visitors to the city for a thousand years. For the adventurous types you can take a hot air balloon flight over the city, take in the motorsport at nearby Castle Combe Race Circuit or climb the sheer rock face at Cheddar Gorge. For the family, why not explore the caves of Wookey Hole or see the animals at Longleat Safari Park. Taking things at a more sedate pace, the city’s diverse collection of fascinating museums allows you to unearth everything from where William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus to what was at the height of fashion 100 years ago and how Jane Austen spent her time in Bath. bath is a small city can easily be explored by foot. Most of the main attractions are a short walk from each other so even in one hour quite a number of sights can be taken in. Walking tours are an excellent way to explore the city and provide an excellent way to get to know the city centre. The hop on hop off bus tours are also very popular taking visitors on an informative tour of all the sights, including Royal Victoria Park and the Bath Skyline