Monday 17 February 2020

Quiz: Where should you visit in Gloucestershire?

From day-out destinations to picturesque picnic spots, discover where to take a trip to in Gloucestershire, in SoGlos's fun quiz, sponsored by Stagecoach West.

Whether you’re travelling with the kids, planning a romantic date or simply want to explore the county, find out where you should visit in Gloucestershire in SoGlos’s fun new quiz, sponsored by Stagecoach West.

From museums, public parks, iconic buildings and day out destinations, Stagecoach offers a number of bus services to a host of local attractions, making your day out a little bit easier.

For more information about Stagecoach West’s services visit directly.

Where should you visit in Gloucestershire?

With family-friendly destinations, iconic landmarks and bucket list must-sees, Gloucestershire is bursting with places to visit, and SoGlos is helping you decide where to go in this fun personality quiz. Simply take the quiz and hop on the bus, with Stagecoach West providing a quick, affordable and fuss-free way to travel around the county.

Gloucester Cathedral

Situated in Gloucester city centre and famously used as a film location for several of the Harry Potter movies, visit the breathtaking county icon that is Gloucester Cathedral and enjoy magnificent architectural details, stained glass windows, a cosy coffee shop and a year-round line-up of family-friendly days out.

What's more, almost all of Stagecoach West's bus services pass Gloucester Cathedral, making your day trip stress-free.

Gloucester Quays

Whether you're planning a spot of window shopping, are looking to splurge, or fancy heading to the cinema, Gloucester Quays is the perfect place to while away a drizzly afternoon or you can bask in the sunshine at one of the many cafés and restaurants with alfresco seating.

Stagecoach West services 10, 12, 66S, 66E and 66Q all head to the one-stop retail destination.

Pittville Park

Pack up a picnic, grab a blanket and head to Cheltenham's picturesque Pittville Park for a relaxing day out. Offering boating, tennis, golf, a skate park and a brand new children's play area set to open this summer, there's something for everyone, with the popular Boathouse providing the perfect spot for coffee and an ice-cream.

Hop on Stagecoach West's services D or 94U for a fab day out.

Berkeley Castle

The Norman fortress, Berkeley Castle, provides a fantastic days out for couples, families and curious daytrippers alike, boasting a fascinating history, remarkable architecture, glorious gardens, a Butterfly House and more.

Hop on Stagecoach West's 88 bus and you could be exploring the beautiful castle in no time.

Corinium Museum

Corinium Museum in Cirencester is dubbed ‘the must-see visitor attraction of the Cotswolds’, giving visitors the rare chance to experience life as a Roman, marvel at impressive mosaics of the day and visit a Roman garden, with hands-on activities, as well as a programme of talks, workshops and films screenings too.

Stagecoach West's services 51 from Cheltenham or Swindon both head to Cirencester, so climb aboard and enjoy!

Tewkesbury Abbey

Perfect for soaking up a little culture, Tewkesbury Abbey was consecrated in 1121, with the former Benedictine abbey displaying a rich architectural and artistic history which is popular with visitors from around the world, offering interactive tours, live music events and a superb gift shop.

Climb aboard Stagecoach West's service 71 from Gloucester or service 41 and 42 from Cheltenham to visit the venue.

Museum in the Park

Situated in the beautiful grounds of Stratford Park in Stroud, Museum in the Park tells the fascinating story of the town's rich and diverse history. With over 4,000 objects on display, including dinosaur bones, historical paintings and even one of the world’s first lawnmowers, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Pack up a picnic to enjoy on the museum's grounds and hop aboard Stagecoach West's 67, 63, 61 and 66S services for a great day out.

The Museum of Gloucester

The Museum of Gloucester is a great destination for all ages – whether you’re fascinated by local history or want to give the kids a day out to remember, with a range of exhibitions, hands-on activities and exciting events, as well as interactive displays and educational facilities, with the chance for little ones to dress up as a Roman or Celt.

What's more, almost all of Stagecoach West's services stop off at The Museum of Gloucester, making your day out a little bit easier.

Who are you travelling with?

My children

My friends

My partner

On my own

What's the weather like?

Sunshine and clear skies

Bright and cold

Grey and drizzly

Rainy and windy

Pick a day out essential


Picnic blanket

Juice cartons

Shopping bags

Describe your ideal Saturday afternoon

Hitting the shops for some bargains

Enjoying some quality time with the family

Exploring new places

Browsing a new museum or exhibition

Pick a place to unwind

Park bench

Cosy coffee shops


Stretching out on the grass

Pick a fancy dress outfit

Harry Potter

Roman soldier

A knight or princess

A bunny

What's your budget for the day?

Under £20

£20 to £50

£50 to £70

Over £70

What are you planning for lunch?

Packed lunch




If you won £1,000 on the lottery, what would you spend it on?

I'm in desperate need of new clothes

Some new artwork for my living room

I'd donate at least some of it to charity

Maybe I'd get a pet dog at last

Where are you heading on your day out? Let us know in the comments below!

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