Gloucester travel guide

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You're Going to Love Gloucester

With a population of 128,721, Gloucester is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Gloucester

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Lock Keepers (Horseshoe Drive) and Spicy Aroma Gloucester (Highlands Church Road) are great picks.

When to visit Gloucester

Gloucester in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 122
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gloucester in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 122
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Gloucester in July, when the average temperature is 18 °C, and the highest can go up to 23 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 2 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 70 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Gloucester, with an average rainfall of 40 mm.

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How to Get to Gloucester


When flying to Gloucester, you’ll arrive at Gloucestershire (GLO), which is located 4 miles from the city centre


The train station in Gloucester is called Gloucester, and is located 0.3 miles from the city centre.


Another option to get to Gloucester is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 94 miles from Gloucester. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Gloucester, including FlixBus, National Express and BlaBlaBus. The most popular bus station is Gloucester Longlevens, located 1.5 miles from downtown Gloucester. Gloucester Bus is also a commonly used station, and is 0.1 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Gloucester

Airlines serving Gloucester

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (509 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,256 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Brussels Airlines
Good (131 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,098 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
Excellent (486 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (188 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (407 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (191 reviews)
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Where to stay in Gloucester

Average rates range from around C$ 215 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 1,137 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gloucester

Most booked hotels in Gloucester

Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 114+
Hatton Court Hotel
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 143+
Holiday Inn Express Cheltenham Town Centre
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 128+
Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 133+
Leonardo Hotel Cheltenham
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 130+
Central Hotel Gloucester By Roomsbooked
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 67+
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Renting a car in Gloucester

Expect to pay C$ 2.44 per litre in Gloucester (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 29.18 and C$ 38.91.