Things to Do in Gloucester

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  • Red N
    3 contributions
    Very pretty. Love the peaceful atmosphere which is quiet and relaxing. Great for a family picnic, fishing or simply relaxing to nature's beauty
    Written 2 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Vicki O
    7 contributions
    I love history and Rosewell Ruins was a great stop on a weekend trip. Beautiful ruins and surrounding area. Quaint museum. Would love to go back for the ghost tour!
    Written 6 April 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • jf1107
    Mathews, VA48 contributions
    Splashing about in the water and jogging across the sandy beach, Gloucester Point Beach Park is a great place to enjoy a lazy afternoon in the summer. Loads of Fun for Little Ones!
    Written 22 July 2018
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • DannyWasserman
    Virginia Beach, VA4,000 contributions
    If you are ever in the area and you want to take in some rich history of Southeast Virginia, stop by the Downtown Gloucester Historic area and take it all in. Its small and quaint and doesn't take to long to visit. Its worth an hour of your time.
    Written 21 April 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Buddy J
    Williamsburg, VA11 contributions
    A very informative history (of the Gloucester County area) and a very interested docent to greet and offer some directions. There is a good historical background on the Revolutionary War taking place in the county.

    Would recommend for an hour visit and then a walk next door to the Courthouse Square.

    Written 16 December 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Shoe Buckle B
    Williamsburg, VA6 contributions
    People behind the counter are the most arrogant I’ve ever met in my life, never will visit this place again over priced over priced over priced, ask if they could call dealer… I got a loud and hard NO !
    Written 23 February 2022
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  • TeacherLori4th
    Chesterfield, VA12 contributions
    Enjoyed the farm. Yes, the drought does affect the experience...but it's what you make it. Still had a great time. Great activities for young children. Only suggestion iabto take the PLU stickers off the pumpkins that have been placed in the fields.
    Written 29 October 2016
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • BWG_GloVa
    Gloucester, VA105 contributions
    Many stories of years gone by waiting to be discovered in this farmhouse, resting atop Holly Hill, along a country road between Gloucester and Mathews County. The owner also sells online, so be sure to ask for the details if you'd like to follow his posts!
    Written 13 January 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • johnsherman1960
    Gloucester, VA9 contributions
    We love to visit the facility. Always great care given to the animals, and a friendly staff that genuinely cares about proper placements.
    Written 9 July 2018
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  • Melanie S
    5 contributions
    I've lived in Gloucester for 13 years and never been to this park. We learned a lot about local history. Many of the signs were hard to read because it looks as if they need cleaned. But otherwise the park is well-maintained. It would be nice if the park had bathrooms.
    Written 29 August 2018
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  • J3nCary
    Smithfield, VA128 contributions
    This was our favorite shop of the day! The owner was super friendly and enjoyed chatting with everyone that came through the door. Nice selection of antiques and treasures that were very reasonably priced. I left with a small box of vintage oil cans and Pyrex. We will definitely visit again!
    Written 15 August 2018
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Seasluggie
    177 contributions
    This mini hiking trail is perfect for strollers and other thick wheeled assistive equipment. The trail around the pond is next to open athletic fields and parking lot. The take a book/leave a book library is at the parking lot entrance.
    Written 21 October 2018
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • ewhubbard
    Richmond, VA124 contributions
    Fishing Pier is free to the public. No fishing license required. Can get busy during peak fishing times. No benches, bring a camping chair. No bait & tackle shop in immediate area. Will be returning. Cool pier.
    Written 28 June 2017
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Linda B
    1 contribution
    Excellent staff. Our kids wanted to buy just about every nut in the store, and the ladies told us which ones to keep cool so the sugar wouldn't crystalize. The cashier mentioned a local fireworks display we might want to attend. I am sure they are a wealth of local information.
    Written 13 July 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Michael1221
    Gloucester Courthouse, VA156 contributions
    My favorite things about Heartfelt Touch is the ambiance. . .I feel relaxed and comfortable in the wonderful environment provided for my massage. I also enjoy the hand wax treatment but keep forgetting to ask for it!
    Written 25 December 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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