What’s local to the University of Gloucestershire and Hartpury College

Work Hard & Play Hard At Calnee – Your Home Away From Home

Calnee Student Accommodation – Your Local Amenities in Gloucester

Gloucester is a beautiful city to live, work and play in. It is famous for its rugby team, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester Quays shopping centre and for its beautiful cathedral. With Cheltenham a 15 minute drive away Calnee is perfectly located to ensure everything you need is just around the corner.

Here is a little more about what’s local to Calnee for you:

Grocery Shopping

In the close vicinity there is a Tesco’s Superstore, Farmfoods and Aldi all within 5 minutes in the car offering you no shortage of food and drink choices. There are also a couple of convenience stores in the village for those last minute purchases.

High Street Shopping

With Gloucester City Centre, Cheltenham City Centre and Gloucester Quays all in close proximity.


There is no shortage of options to watch and play sport in Gloucester.

Watch Live – Gloucester Rugby play at Kingsholm, where student concessions are also offered – www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk
Watch Live – Gloucester City Play Football – www.gloucestercityafc.co.uk
Watch Live – Cheltenham Town AFC Play Football – www.ctfc.com
Watch Live – Horse Racing at Cheltenham Races – The Home Of ‘The Cheltenham Festival’ – www.cheltenham.thejockeyclub.co.uk

Play Rugby – There are lots of local teams to join and play for. We can help introduce you to these if you wish.
Play Hockey – Gloucester City Hockey Club are always on the lookout for new talent – www.gloucestercityhc.co.uk
Play Football – Again there are lots of local teams to join and play for. We can help introduce you to these if you wish.
Play Netball – There are local leagues and fun leagues too allowing you to get involved.
Play Tennis – Oxtails Tennis Centre offers indoor and outdoor facilities at great prices – www.aspiretrust.org.uk/centres/oxstalls

Keep Fit – There are too many gyms to mention in Gloucester. There are a couple just up the road and 15 or more in a 4 mile radius with monthly memberships starting fro under £15 a month. We can offer more details of these for you.

Calnee student accommodation - close to sporting events and clubs

Eating & Drinking

Local – Local to Calnee there are several pubs serving food and drink. Our favourite is The Pilot which sits on the banks of the canal and has a beautiful pub garden for sunny summer afternoons and evenings. The Pilot is just a 2 minute walk from Calnee.

Gloucester Quays & Docks – The Quays and Docks which are located side-by-side offer a fantastic selection of coffee shops, bars and eateries. You will find high street chains such as Zizzi, TGI’s, Carlucci’s and Bills, Weatherspoons, but also some great local bars and eateries such as Greek On the Docks, Doctor Fosters, The Grillshed, Cafe Corretto Coffee Shop, Portico Lounge and The Tank. With all of these choices you really are spoilt for foot and drink.

Gloucester City & Cheltenham Town Centres – Both places have wonderful eateries to suit all budgets and a thriving night life with great bars and clubs. Whatever your taste you are guaranteed to find something to make you happy.

Fast Food Takeaways. As with every town and city now takeaway food is available day and night. Local to home there are McDonalds, KFC, Dominos Pizza, Kebab Shops and Indian, Thai and Chinese takeaways. Absolutely spoilt for choice.

Calnee student accommodation - close to bars and restaurants

What Else Is Local

Gloucester Cathedral – A beautiful building, most recently famous for being the home of many Harry Potter movie scenes. Its beautiful to visit, but the cathedral gardens are also great to sit in to study, chat with friends or enjoy a spot of lunch.

Theatres – Gloucester and Cheltenham boast a number of theatres showing regular live performances. These include The Everyman, The Olympus and the Playhouse.

Cinemas – There are cinemas in both Cheltenham and Gloucester. The closest is Gloucester Quays Cineworld which is huge and shows all of the latest films released. Situated in between bars and restaurants its perfect for a night out.

Festivals – There are two festivals held on our doorstep every year. SportBeat Festival and the Witcombe Cider Festival are both awesome. Find out more about them here – www.sportbeatfest.com and www.witcombeciderfestival.co.uk

Fresh Air – If you like getting some fresh air there are many walking and picnic areas. Robinswood Hill, Painswick Beacon and The Forest Of Dean are all favourites of ours on a nice sunny day.

Calnee student accommodation - close to bars and restaurants

Calnee Student Accommodation offers great amenities local to the house and within the City of Gloucester to our tenants. We are sure you’ll find whatever you need here in Gloucester.

If you have any more questions about the amenities or Gloucester as a city please don’t hesitate to contact us by phone or email.

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