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Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden

Church Ln, Berkeley GL13 9BN, UK

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About Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden

This is the house where Edward Jenner, pioneer of vaccination against smallpox, lived and told the world about his work. Less than 200 years later, smallpox had been eradicated, with countless lives saved in the process. Today you can see Jenner’s Study, explore his garden, including the historic Vinery and the modern Physic Garden, and stand in the Temple of Vaccinia, where Jenner vaccinated the people of Berkeley free of charge.



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WWT Slimbridge6.59km from Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden

WWT Slimbridge is a wetland reserve situated close to Slimbridge village near to Dursley, Gloucestershire. It was the first Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) to be opened. Many water birds live there all year round, and others are migrants on their ways to and from their summer breeding grounds. Other birds overwinter, including large numbers of white-fronted geese and increasing numbers of Bewick's swans.

Tyndale Monument6.82km from Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden

Tyndale's Monument was built in 1866 in memory of the writer, William Tyndale, thought to be born nearby. He was the first man to translate The Bible into English. The monument which is 111 feet high was completed in 1866 and officially opened on 6th of November of that year. The reward for climbing the 120 steps is a wonderful view of the Berkeley Vale and the river Severn to the Black Mountains.

Taurus Crafts6.98km from Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden

Taurus Crafts is a vibrant visitor centre where you can see a wide range of arts and crafts. Throughout the year, there are opportunities to discover your own creativity, As well as being the home to a fantastic range of independent businesses, we run two shops with a mixed ability team.

Dean Forest Railway7.5km from Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden

The Dean Forest Railway is a 4 1⁄4-mile long heritage railway that runs between Lydney and Parkend in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.  Traveling in nostalgic and comfortable carriages, pulled by either carefully restored steam locomotives or delightful diesel locomotives, this line winds through the atmospheric and calming panorama of the Forest of Dean, passing the numerous quaint station houses that have been repaired and maintained by the dedicated volunteers that continue to run the lin

Ancient Ram Inn9.53km from Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden

The Ancient Ram Inn is a former priest's residence, inn and public house, which was built in 1145. is also the oldest building in England's Wotton-Under-Edge. It is known as one of the most unique properties in the region and has its fair share of strange history and mystery, plus a host of unique residents.

Mallards Pike Lake11.12km from Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden

Mallards Pike Lake is in the centre of the Forest of Dean and is a beautiful lake surrounded by woodland. The lake is a hub of activity, with something for everyone, such as big family picnic areas, Go Ape, watersports, family cycling trails, parkruns and Gruffalo Orienteering for kids.

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The cathedral city of Gloucester nestled between the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, is Britain’s most inland port, rich with history dating back to Roman times. Gloucester’s many museums and attractions tell the stories of those that have made a great impact on England and the world.