A lovely Tudor market town boasting two museums, a wealth of historic buildings and plenty of medieval alleyways to get lost in.

 

Plenty of good places to eat, or just sip a coffee, as well as a wide range of accommodation. Did we mention the glorious historic gem that is Tewkesbury Abbey? Don’t miss.

The John Moore Museum

Tewkesbury

A unique row of 15th century buildings with so much to see and explore.

Learn about the countryside with our natural history collection. See beautiful timber framed buildings and discover who lived in them.

Hear voices from the past and the present with our audio wands. Read about author and conservationist John Moore. Wander in the peaceful Secret Garden. Delve into our Tudor character boxes.

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Tewkesbury Museum

Tewkesbury

A local museum in a wonderful Tudor building, celebrating the town’s rich and diverse history with collections that range from early Roman and the Battle of Tewkesbury to the 20th century and the Mop Fair.

Rummage in the dressing up boxes, test your knowledge with a quiz or play medieval games. There are special events throughout the year for visitors of all ages.

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Tewkesbury

Although of cathedral proportions the Abbey is one of the largest Parish Churches in the country, it has stood on this site for the last 900 years.

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The Priory Church of St Mary

Deerhurst, Nr Tewkesbury

A beautiful and peaceful slice of Anglo-Saxon heritage, which has sat on the banks of the River Severn since the middle of the eighth century. Despite many changes of fortune, the building has retained its legacy as an outstanding example of Anglo-Saxon design and construction.

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