Getting To Gloucester
Gloucester is situated on the M5, Junction 11 from the north and Junction 12 from the south.
Gloucester has plenty of car parking around the city centre. For postcodes, opening hours and tariffs please visit the Gloucester City Council website.
Gloucester Railway Station is just a short walk from the City Centre and is served by frequent services to London, Birmingham and Wales.
Upon Arrival in Gloucester
Although there are several large car parks in the City we recommend you use Gloucester’s excellent Park and Ride service, which offers a route from the north or south of the City, follow the signs on arrival.
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There is an extensive bus network throughout Gloucester, plus regular buses to the Cotswolds, Cheltenham, Forest of Dean and Oxford.
Taxi ranks can be found outside the railway and bus stations, on Market Parade and Eastgate Street.
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The hotels in Gloucester are as varied as the many superb locations to visit and enjoy during your stay in our historic city. We have fantastic hotels for any budget right in the heart of our city near the wonderful Gloucester Docks, shoppers’ paradise Gloucester Quays and the awe-inspiring Gloucester Cathedral, where many memorable scenes for the Harry Potter films and BBC hit series Wolf Hall were filmed. You can have your pick of more wonderful hotels on the outskirts of the city, with a great range of four-star boutique. The quality is just as wonderful on the outskirts of the city, with five-star, mid-range, budget, boutique, business and chain hotels all available.
Bed and Breakfast
What could be better than waking up in a fresh bed and then enjoying a wonderful breakfast of egg and bacon, tasty cereal or healthy juice, or whatever takes your fancy! When it comes to bed and breakfasts, you will love the brilliant range of modern and characterful places on offer and great-value room rates in the wonderful city of Gloucester. Gloucester has every type of bed and breakfast establishment you could hope for, from family-run lodgings to national chains, with warm and welcoming hosts, fantastic food and comfortable and luxurious beds!
We are sure you will be impressed with the variety of self-catering accommodation in the historic city of Gloucester, whatever the size of your budget. Gloucester has a great selection of self-catering accommodation, including modern apartments in Gloucester Docks, fully-furnished houses, impressive barn conversions and holiday cottages. Whatever type of self-catering accommodation you and your family are looking for, you will find your ‘home from home’ in the city of Gloucester.
For information on other attractions and things to do, go to VisitGloucester.co.uk
Find accessibility information at Accessible Gloucestershire.