Habitat and countryside

Cow grazing wetland

Countryside in the City

Gloucester has a wonderful selection of countryside sites for you to visit in the City. As well as seeing interesting wildlife, you can discover fascinating stories of history and geology.

What we do

Gloucester City Council's Countryside Unit manages these areas to protect and enhance our natural environment for wildlife and people, we;

  • look after a country park and nature reserves
  • strive to make sure our sites are safe and well maintained
  • improve our sites for the benefit of wildlife and visitors
  • enhance the City's biodiversity
  • promote countryside conservation through guided walks and educational events
  • work with community groups and volunteers
  • give talks and slideshows about Gloucester's countryside

Where can you visit?


Countryside Unit​ - Robinswood Hill Country Park Reservoir Road Gloucester, GL4 6SX Tel: 01452 303 206