Wedding Photography Gloucester Gloucestershire

Gloucester is a city, district and county town of Gloucestershire in the south west of England. A cathedral city, capital of its county which was built on a flat spot of land, Gloucester is situated on the River Severn and the Bristol and Birmingham Railway. It has a population of circa 150,000, making it the 43rd largest settlement in the UK, it is sheltered by the Cotswolds to the east, while the Forest of Dean and the Malvern Hills rise to the west.

Gloucester was founded in AD 97 by the Romans under Emperor Nerva as Solonia Glevum Nervensis and was granted its first charter in 1155 by King Henry 11. Economically, the city is dominated by the service industries and has a strong financial and business sector, being home to the bank Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Gloucester Cathedral , in the north of the city originates in the foundation of an abbey dedicated to St Peter in 681 and is the burial place of King Edward 11. The cathedral was used for corridor scenes for all the early Harry Potter Films and the backdrop to the Christmas edition of Doctor Who

Gloucester is very much a rugby town with everything revolving around Kingsholm Stadium – the home to Gloucester Rugby Club

Popular Wedding Venues

Hatherley Manor Hotel – www.hatherleymanor.co.uk 01452 730 217

Gloucester Rugby Club – www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk 0871 871 8781

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall – www.mercuregloucester.co.uk 0844 815 9077

Hatherley Manor

The stunning location and venue that is Hatherley Manor – set in its own grounds a wonderful venue for weddings and other functions

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Clearwell Castle

This really is a venue to die for – simply stunning

Wedding Photography Gloucester Gloucestershire