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Gloucester Outward Postcode (GL)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (GL) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
One of the more laid back English counties, old Gloucestershire has a particularly English charm, seemingly unworried about marketing its features in the same way that its neighbor, the Cotswolds, does so well. A county of rustic stone villages, elegant Regency architecture and gothic cathedrals, as well as the obligatory landscape of rolling pastures, forests and walking trails, Gloucestershire would seem to have it all. That includes a fascinating history; Gloucester and Cirencester were important roman cities and were at the epicenter of the Roman roads networks which had a huge impact on the layout of the whole United Kingdom.
As such there a number of fascinating Roman sites worth a visit (such as Chedworth Roman Villa) in both cities and throughout the county. The region also became a part of Mercia, the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom and then later, in the Middle Ages became a hub for the wool trade. As such there are hundreds of impressive historic sites across the county, from the historic houses and castles such as Sudeley Castle in Winchcombe, Berkeley Castle, Snowhill Manor, or Rodmarton Manor. Other highlights include the Tudor country house of Thornbury Castle, the 15th century Southam de la Bere mansion and the magnificent mansion and estate of the Beauforts in Great Badminton.
Also essential to visit are the Pittville Pump Room in the Regency Spa Town of Cheltenham, the spectacular abbey in Tewkesbury, the church in Circencester and the cathedral of Gloucester. Others come for the Cheltenham Races, or to stroll around the gorgeous waterways and the National Waterways Museum in the historic Gloucester Docks. Lastly, there are the scenic wonders of the countryside with the tiny stone villages, green fields and the beeches and oaks of the Forest and Dean. A charming county.
The Gloucester postcode region (GL) contains 27 unique 'outward' codes. Gloucester is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Gloucester area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Gloucester resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Gloucester postcode area.
The GL postcode includes the following local authorities:
- Forest of Dean
- Herefordshire, County of
- Malvern Hills
- South Gloucestershire
- Vale of White Horse
- West Oxfordshire
Local News Gloucestershire
Gloucester man driving without a tyre arrested
The driver is being held on suspicion of driving dangerously and under the influence of alcohol.BBC News
Thieves in Kingswood steal e-bikes and smash owner's car
The owner gave chase but their vehicle was attacked by the burglars as they made their getaway.BBC News
Forest Green Rovers investigating high number of injuries in squad
Forest Green are conducting an investigation into to the continual high number of injuries to players in their squad.BBC News
People cheer as Stroud tree protection order is granted
A preservation order has been granted making it illegal for anyone to damage them.BBC News
Bob Dylan-linked pub to be converted into homes
Plans are approved to convert a pub where Bob Dylan stayed while on his "Judas Tour" in 1966.BBC News
Forest of Dean heritage project granted 133k by lottery fund
Collaboration between the University of Gloucestershire, will establish a unique literary collection.BBC News
Climate change: Fewer wild swans returning to UK in winter
Wild swans are stopping off further north as winters become milder, experts say.BBC News
Plans for 'ghost' M49 motorway junction to be given life
The M49 junction near Severn Beach has not been used since being built in 2020.BBC News
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