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  1. Pauline

    South West Gloucester Cathedral

    There has been a church where Gloucester Cathedral stands today since at least the 7th century. The current building started as Gloucester Abbey in the 11th century. Visit the crypts under the cathedral to see the original Norman basement and foundations. More parts were added in the Gothic...
  2. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    The large cathedral is seen from many points outside of Gloucester.
  3. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    They like to host art shows.
  4. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    The crypts under the cathedral show the Norman origins.
  5. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    A music recital in the cathedral.
  6. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    The cloisters has the earliest surviving fan vaults.
  7. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    Washing area for the monks in the 14th century cloisters.
  8. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    Front of Cathedral.
  9. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    The 225 ft high tower was added in the 15th century.
  10. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    Gothic additions were made later.
  11. Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral

    Originally Gloucester Abbey built in the 11th century.
  12. Eleanor

    East Midlands Lincoln

    Short History of Lincoln Lincoln is an important regional centre which is popular with locals but has yet to be discovered by the tourists. It is dominated by the cathedral, set on top of the hill, which is a prominent landmark for miles across the flat Lincolnshire landscape. The name Lincoln...
  13. Janie

    Belgium A Winter Weekend in Antwerp, Belgium

    A rainy day in Antwerp just makes you pray that the next day will be sunny because it’s such a beautiful place for strolling, and you find yourself gazing wistfully at all the dripping wet café chairs stacked up outside bistros facing little squares. The historic center of the town has been...
  14. Eleanor

    North East Durham City

    There's more to Durham than the Cathedral and Castle. This is probably the most popular image of Durham. The cathedral and castle occupy the centre of a deep incised meander in the River Wear and are the place most people head to first. The usual route is from the market place along Saddler...
  15. Eleanor

    North West Carlisle, Cumbria

    Most people rush past Carlisle on their way between England and Scotland, but few take the time to stop here. This is a shame as Carlisle has a lot to offer the tourist and is also an excellent base to explore the surrounding countryside. The Northern Lakes, North Pennines, Hadrians’ Wall and...
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