Gloucester sits on the River Severn by the lowest crossing point into Wales. For this reason the Romans established the fortification of Glevum here in the 1st century A.D, so that they could keep a close eye on the Welsh.
Nothing remains of the fortification these days but its parameters are marked by Northgate, Eastgate, Southgate and Westgate. In Norman times the city enjoyed political influence and commercial prosperity being on a popular Severn trading route. It was during this period that work started on one of the country’s finest cathedrals.
Nature in Art is the world’s first museum dedicated exclusively to art and totally inspried by nature in all forms, styles and media. The museum features over 600 hundred artist from all over the world. It is set in a beautiful Georgian mansion which also has a fantastic sculpture garden.
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