Within a short distance from Blackfriars residences
Walk from Blackfriars: 5 mins
Dominating the city skyline, Gloucester Cathedral is always worth a visit. You can enjoy the quiet of the cloisters, visit the many exhibitions or, if you prefer your evenings with a magical flavour, go on a Harry Potter tour around the iconic building, which featured as Hogwarts in the film series.
Walk from Blackfriars: 10 min
With it's diverse mix of shops and eateries, the Quays promises something for everybody. Whether food festivals, outlet shopping, microbreweries or a trip to the cinema is your thing, the renovated historic dockside is one of Gloucester’s most popular venues.
Walk from Blackfriars: 10 mins
It’s all down to brain over brawn in Gloucester's answer to the Escape Room craze. Based on the Japanese online game 'Takagism', Escape Rooms is a real-life interactive game which requires friends to work together to solve hidden puzzles all the while fighting the clock. Or dare your friends to work together to escape from Gloucester prison in sixty minutes.
Walk from Blackfriars: 15 mins
Don't miss the Cherry and Whites in Premiership rugby action at the historic Kingsholm, just a short walk from Oxstalls Campus and the City Centre. Also look out for the live concerts at the stadium throughout the year such as Little Mix, Elton John and Jess Glynne.
Walk from Blackfriars: 16 mins
A genuine hidden gem, the Sherbourne Cinema, near Blackfriars, lets you enjoy the latest films in historic art-deco surroundings. The Sherbourne offers an intimate way to experience movies, harking back to the golden age of cinema at student-friendly prices.
Walk from Blackfriars: 11 mins
ATIK is the largest nightclub in Gloucester, with some of the biggest DJ’s and acts on the scene. All good nights out end at this venue which you'll find at the heart of the city's clubbing district - The Glos Vegas Strip.
Taxi from Blackfriars: 17 mins
Gloucester has a huge outdoor ski and snowboard centre - formerly the longest dry ski slope in the country - Olympic skier Eddy 'the Eagle' Edwards used to train there. Whether novice or pro, this venue offers year round snowsports, come rain or shine, complete with an authentic aprés-ski lodge.
Walk from Blackfriars: 7 mins
This is a thriving hub of entertainment offering live music, comedy, theatre, film, exhibitions and talks. Nominated as the UK’s best small live music venue, the Guildhall offers a vibrant atmosphere that's perfect for a night out.
Walk from Blackfriars: 3 mins
Try your hand at something new by learning to paddleboard alongside the historic Tall Ships at Gloucester docks. The classes are perfect for beginners and act as a great workout developing your core strength. So if you don't fancy heading to the gym why not try the fastest growing watersport in the world?
Scale the heights and plumb the depths in this transformed Victorian warehouse with Gloucester's own impressive indoor climbing and caving center. Whether a novice or a veteran, you're bound to find adventure in the Warehouse!