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Top 10 activities in Gloucestershire

There are so many unique things to do in Gloucestershire, from skiing to performing at open mic nights…

Paddle boarding

Go stand-up paddle boarding in the historic Gloucester Docks, or on the River Severn.

The Warehouse

Once a Victorian warehouse – now transformed into an indoor climbing and caving centre.      

Vintage cinema

The 1930s-themed Sherborne Cinema screens the latest releases as well as vintage classics.​​​​

Ski and snowboard

Gloucester has its very own dry ski slope so you can do winter sports all year round.

Outdoor swimming

The Cheltenham Lido is one of the largest outdoor swimming pools in the UK and they do a student rate.

The Frog and Fiddle

Enjoy weekly gigs from local and touring artists. Many of our own students perform here too!

Boating on the lake

Hire a rowing boat to explore the lake in Pittville Park or use the tennis courts, golf course and skate park.      

Cycling in the forest

Take your own bike, or hire one and explore the cycling routes and trails in the Forest of Dean. 

Cotswold horse riding

Visit beautiful Cotswold villages and countryside by horseback.  

Happy hour

Choose from over 500 pubs, clubs and bars in both Gloucester and Cheltenham.