Gloucester is home to some beautiful ancient monuments, and one of the country's best-loved cathedrals, founded in 700AD. One of Europe's architectural glories,the glazed cloisters are the most complete medieval example in England.
GLOUCESTER QUAYS VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS MARKET
Gloucester Quays award-winning Victorian Christmas Market - the biggest free-entry Victorian Christmas Market in the South West - ran for an extended period in 2017 and the much-loved open-air real ice rink returned. The 15 x 30 metre glittering ice rink, which was enjoyed by more than 30,000 skaters last year, is due to return to the Quays again in 2018.
Fares for this tour start from £109 in Premium Standard, £159 for First Class, £209 for Premier Dining and £269 for Pullman Style Dining.
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Originally numbered 4488, 60009 Union of South Africa was built for the LNER in 1937.
It was named after the then newly-formed Union of South Africa, although it had previously been allocated the name "Osprey" on 17 April 1937, when it came out of the paint shop on 29 June. "Osprey" name plates were fitted to the locomotive during the 1980s and early 1990s due to the politics of the time. Its name has since reverted to Union of South Africa. The works number of Union of South Africa was 1853; the plaques are located in the cab itself and not on the exterior cab sides as is the usual practice.Whilst this locomotive is rostered for the trips listed, it cannot be guaranteed
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