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…

So Pie

18th October 2017 Before visiting So Pie I tried to contact them to book a table. I did so via email, Facebook and telephone, all of which were unresponsive. Therefore, I decided to turn up without booking to find out there was a step entrance which was inaccessible. There was no other entrance and they…

Trapped Escape Rooms

4th October 2017 Escape rooms is a real-life room escape game which requires players to work together to solve a series of riddles while locked in a themed room. There are three rooms – The Haunted Hotel, The Hangover and Prison Break of which you have 1 hour to escape. I didn’t take part in…

Gloucester Park

15th September 2017 Accessibility To start with I found getting into Gloucester Park challenging due to the fact that there was no disabled parking in the surrounding area. There is pay and display roadside parking and also double yellow lines which would have been suitable for my blue badge however; there were no dropped kerbs…

Harvester – The Priory, St Oswalds

22nd August 2017 Parking and access There are three large disabled parking spaces close to the entrance of the building and there is a flat entrance leading in with a large double door. There are also some outside benches suitable for a wheelchair user if you wanted to sit outside for a drink. I received…

Stagecoach

16th August 2017 I was very impressed with the customer service provided by Peter Allen, the training coordinator at Stagecoach, so firstly a big thanks to him and also Roger who assisted. Peter talked me through the three day training programme. Day one is focused on customer care and service, day two is specifically focused…