Gloucester Historic Docks

Docks in Gloucester

Gloucester Docks Tall Ships Day
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Free to visit, visitors can experience a complete example of a Victorian port. Gloucester Docks is Britain’s most inland port ands consist of fifteen Victorian warehouse. The former dock estate has become a popular destination where visitors can enjoy interesting views and a range of modern facilities while wandering around a remarkably complete example of a Victorian port. Views include many fine late Victorian era warehouses, a working dry dock, a Mariners Chapel and other dock-related buildings that have been found new uses.

The Docks are now an ever-changing miscellany of visiting narrow boats, smart motor cruisers and the occasional yacht or tall ship. Home to Gloucester Quays Designer Outlet, Gloucester Waterways Museum, The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum and Gloucester Quays Antiques Centre.

The Gloucester Historic Docks appears in our Complete Guide to Visiting Gloucester!

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Visiting Gloucester Historic Docks

Duration: 20 minutes

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