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The Countryside of Gloucestershire

Discover the countryside of Gloucestershire on your doorstep or on holiday


Cotswolds Tourist Information
Accomodation, attractions, things to do... Walking, Cycling.

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust
Explore the wildlife and reserves of Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire Geoconservation Trust
Information about the geodiversity of the region.

Walking in Gloucestershire
A large collection of downloadable and printable walks.

Gloucestershire Ramblers
Local branch of the national walking charity.

Forest of Dean & Wye Valley
Information and guides at the official tourism site.

WalkWeb Gloucestershire Walks
A number of walks described and available to print for free.

The Cotswold Way
Official site of this National Trail with guides and planners.

Gloucestershire Orchard Trust
Dedicated to the conservation and celebration of traditional orchards in Gloucestershire.

Cotswolds sunset
Cotswolds by Jonathon Monk, FreeImages

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Latest News

RSS Glos. WT News
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  • Upcoming GNS events 7th May 2020
    Due to the country’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and our efforts to minimise the spread, GNS obviously cancelled all our scheduled events that were due to take place during the ‘lockdown’. We will continue to schedule events in accordance with government advice, and have therefore cancelled events up to and including 10th May. The […]
  • GNS Garden Challenge 2nd May 2020
    All members are invited to take up the challenge of sharing their garden observations of wildlife. What can be included?Just about any original observations made in your garden or from the windows of your residence. What form might these observations take?• An account or accounts of a memorable wildlife sighting or sightings.• A report of […]
  • Edge Common / Haresfield Hill meeting notes 31st March 2020
    Back in December, Juliet Bailey led a general interest GNS field meeting on Edge Common and Haresfield Hill. Species lists for that meeting are in the process of being prepared, but here are the first two: Lichen and plant lists will follow shortly.
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