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Here is a list of books for Gloucester that you may find useful.

If you plan to travel to Gloucester you may be interested in some guide books and travel books that will help you plan your stay in Gloucester and to find your way around. Click on any book for more information or to buy.



Gloucester books: Maps

Cheltenham & Gloucester Street Atlas (A-Z Street Atlas)
Cheltenham & Gloucester Street Atlas (A-Z Street Atlas)

This A-Z map of Cheltenham and Gloucester is a full colour street atlas featuring 51 pages of street mapping which extends to include:

Tewkesbury
Winchcombe
Bishop's Cleeve
Quedgeley
Painswick (inset)
Stonehouse
Stroud
Nailsworth
Cirencester
In addition, there are large scale maps of Cheltenham town centre and Gloucester city centre.

Postcode districts, one-way streets and safety camera locations with their maximum speed are also featured on the mapping.

The index section lists streets, selected flats, walkways and places of interest, place, area and station names, hospitals and hospices covered by this atlas.

Price: £4.12

Publication: 14 Sep 2011

Cheltenham & Gloucester Street Atlas (A-Z Street Atlas)   Cheltenham & Gloucester Street Atlas (A-Z Street Atlas)


Gloucester and The Forest of Dean (Landranger Maps): Caerloyw a Fforest y Ddena (OS Landranger Map)
Gloucester and The Forest of Dean (Landranger Maps): Caerloyw a Fforest y Ddena (OS Landranger Map)

Perfect for day trips and short breaks, the OS Landranger Map series covers Great Britain with 204 detailed maps. Each map provides all the information you need to get to know your local area and includes places of interest, tourist information, picnic areas and camp sites, plus Rights of Way information for England and Wales.

Price: £5.24

Publication: 13 Feb 2006

Gloucester and The Forest of Dean (Landranger Maps): Caerloyw a Fforest y Ddena (OS Landranger Map)   Gloucester and The Forest of Dean (Landranger Maps): Caerloyw a Fforest y Ddena (OS Landranger Map)


Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud (OS Explorer Map)
Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud (OS Explorer Map)

OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities like walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. Providing complete GB coverage the series details essential information such as youth hostels, pubs and visitor information as well as rights of way, permissive paths and bridleways.

Price: £5.99

Publication: 13 Oct 2008

Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud (OS Explorer Map)   Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud (OS Explorer Map)


Leisure Map Gloucester and Tewkesbury (AA Leisure Maps)
Leisure Map Gloucester and Tewkesbury (AA Leisure Maps)

A brand new range of 30 AA sheet maps utilising the 1:50,000 data supplied by the Ordnance Survey. The Leisure series uses optimised map coverage centered on the more popular areas of the country for leisure activities, including towns and rural areas. This map has the familiar look and style of OS mapping, with improved coverage of the featured areas. Aimed at residents and visitors it is ideal for planning days out and exploring, helping anyone to get to know Gloucester and Tewkesbury.

Price: £6.82

Publication: 1 April 2012

Leisure Map Gloucester and Tewkesbury (AA Leisure Maps)   Leisure Map Gloucester and Tewkesbury (AA Leisure Maps)


Philip's Red Books Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Stroud (Philip's Local Street Atlases)
Philip's Red Books Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Stroud (Philip's Local Street Atlases)

This local street atlas of Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Stroud, and their surrounding towns and villages, gives detailed coverage of the area at a scale of 4 inches to 1 mile. It also includes enlarged centre maps for Gloucester (at 8 inches to 1 mile), Cheltenham (at 8 inches to 1 mile) and Stroud (at 9 inches to 1 mile).The maps show hospitals, car parks, post offices, one-way streets, leisure facilities, industrial areas and retail areas, while the index lists street names and postcodes. An area road map enables the user to identify through-routes more easily.Pocket sized, and wire stitched so that it opens out flat, the atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use, whether by locals or visitors.

Price: £3.87

Publication: 10 Mar 2008

Philip's Red Books Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Stroud (Philip's Local Street Atlases)   Philip's Red Books Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Stroud (Philip's Local Street Atlases)


Gloucester books: History & Heritage

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal: An Illustrated History
The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal: An Illustrated History

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History draws on contemporary sources and throws new light on the construction, operation and maintenance of the canal. It highlights not only the people involved but also the vessels that used it and the facilities that were provided at Gloucester and at Sharpness. Information comes from written records and also from the memories of those who worked on the waterway, giving a vivid account of a way of life that, sadly, no longer exists. The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History is extensively illustrated throughout by carefully chosen maps and photographs, bringing the canal's history vividly back to life.

Price: £14.62

Publication: 1 Nov 2009

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal: An Illustrated History   The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal: An Illustrated History


Gloucester books: Walking and Tours

Walkers Map Gloucester and Cheltenham
Walkers Map Gloucester and Cheltenham

Covering an area of 50km^2 and with a large scale of 1:25,000, this map has the familiar look and style of OS mapping, with improved coverage of the featured areas. Aimed at outdoor enthusiasts in particular, the level of details ensures nothing gets missed and you won't get lost.

Price: £6.15

Publication: 1 April 2012

Walkers Map Gloucester and Cheltenham   Walkers Map Gloucester and Cheltenham


Gloucester books: General Interest

Gloucester: A Pocket Miscellany (Not a Guide to)
Gloucester: A Pocket Miscellany (Not a Guide to)

From the momentous to the outlandish, this little book brings together past and present to offer a taste of Gloucester. Learn about the movers and shakers who shaped this fantastic city. The great and the good; the bad and the ugly. Small wonders, tall stories, triumph and tragedy. Best places - worst places. Origins, evolution, future. Written by someone who knows what makes Gloucester tick.

Price: £5.99

Publication: 1 Sep 2012

Gloucester: A Pocket Miscellany (Not a Guide to)   Gloucester: A Pocket Miscellany (Not a Guide to)


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