The Tewkesbury Area

 

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Easy routes around the town, taking in museums, shopping, a good place to take the dog for a walk and a nice cuppa.

 

Sprinkled with useful, scanable QR codes - perfect for your smartphone whilst you're out and about.

 

QR stands for Quick Response. If you have a smartphone and internet access you can scan the codes in the intineraries and go straight to a museum's website or the equally useful Parkapedia for local parking and charging information.

 

Just download a free QR code reader from your app store then scan the code with your phone.

 

 

costumed reenactor in The Merchant's House

The John Moore Museum

Church Street, 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.

 

 

 

children in costume at Tewkesbury Museum

Tewkesbury Museum

Barton Street, 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.

 

 

 

The old sign outside Out of the Hat

Out of the Hat

Church Street, Tewkesbury

 

A unique attraction set in a wonderful 17th century former Hat Shop. The three storey building houses a friendly visitor centre on the ground floor and a stunning exhibition and interactive heritage centre above, where you can explore this delightful market town's long and fascinating history using hand held visual and audio guides.

 

Out of the Hat is a great place to start discovering everything thatTewkesbury has to offer.

 

 

 

Tewkesbury abbey in the summer

Tewkesbury Abbey

Church Street, 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.

 

Enjoy the rich architectural and artistic heritage, including medieval stained glass, stunning roof bosses, exquisite tombs and chantry chapels and our 17th century Milton organ (played by the poet John Milton), still in daily use.

 

 

 

A carving at Deerhurst Church

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.