Christmas Market at Gloucester Quays

16th November 2017 – 24th December 2017 I visited the Christmas market at Gloucester Quays where there are lots of nice stalls selling Christmas items and food. It is a great atmosphere and I would recommend a visit. There is also an ice rink next to the market, read about it here! Parking There are plenty…

Christmas Ice Rink at Gloucester Quays

15th November 2017 – 2nd January 2018 I was lucky enough to be invited to the VIP launch event for Gloucester Quays festive ice rink. The temporary ice rink is located in the docks between 16th November-2nd January, there is also a Victorian and enchanted German market running between 16th November and 24th December. Read…

Christmas Winter Maze in Kings Square

24th November – 27th December 2017 Can you find the Christmas Henson pig in this a-maze-ing winter maze? This maze is new to Gloucester for the Christmas period and is located in Kings Square in the centre of the city. I’m happy to say that the maze is fully accessible for wheelchair users, I was…

So Thai

21st November 2017 Parking So Thai is located on Longsmith street just outside Gloucester city centre. The closest car park is Ladybellgate street which is a two-minute walk from the restaurant. Accessibility Access to the restaurant isn’t very good, there is a sharp lip in the doorway which I couldn’t get my wheelchair over without…

Hubble Bubble

15th November 2017 Parking The café is located on Westgate street therefore there is no customer parking but there are plenty of public car parks around the city centre. I parked in the Ladybellgate street car park which is about a five minute journey in a wheelchair. Accessibility There is a flat leading into the…

Gloucester Prison Tours

3rd November 2017 Jailhouse tours organise the tour of Gloucester prison. The tours are conducted by ex-prison officers who share their interesting stories from when they worked at the prison. I found it very interesting learning all about the history of the prison and would definitely recommend a tour. They have development plans to turn…

Kingsholm Rugby Stadium

31st October 2017 Parking On match days the car park is closed to the general public, they offer a park and ride bus service from St Oswalds Tesco which is organised by the stadium, which runs every 10 to 15 minutes. Accessibility  The disabled access gate is gate 3C, where a ramp is laid down…

Spookday – Over Farm Market

27th October 2017 This is a Halloween event for kids which is held every year at Over Farm Market. They also have a night time attraction for adults however this is not accessible for wheelchairs. Spookday is a fun day out for kids and families however the accessibility was limited Parking There were no designated…

Prinknash Bird & Deer Park

25th October 2017 I visited Prinknash Bird and Deer park following an article I read online regarding an incident with an autistic gentleman. Melanie Meigh announced she was going to hike carer tickets up from £3 to the full ticket price. Please take a look at the article in the link below where you will…

Sahara Lounge

24th October 2017 Parking and accessibility There is no specific customer parking however, there is a public car park just off Wellington Street which has disabled spaces. This car park is located directly behind the restaurant. There is a flat entrance at the front of the building which leads into the restaurant however, there is…

Caffé Nero

18th October 2017 Parking and accessibility Caffé Nero is located in Gloucester Docks just outside the Quays shopping centre. There is good access to the building with a flat entrance and double doors leading into the venue. There are lots of disabled parking spaces located in the Quays car park, where you can park for…

The Lord High Constable of England – Wetherspoons

18th October 2017 Parking and accessibility The Lord High Constable of England is located in Gloucester Docks on the waterside. There is good accessibility to the building with a flat entrance and double doors leading into the venue. There are lots of disabled parking spaces located in the Quays car park, where you can park…