Tewkesbury's history is bound up with one day in May more than 500 years ago. A trail follows the route of the Yorkist and Lancastrian armies as they prepared to do battle.Read more
Start at Tewkesbury Heritage & Information Centre and take a stroll along Church Street, Barton Street and High Street. Along the way you'll find a charming mix of vintage stores, antique shops, antiquarian bookshop, boutiques, galleries and traditional tea shops.
Scattered amongst the medieval buildings you'll discover secret alleyways, museums, the Rivers Severn and Avon and the magnificent Norman Abbey
Tewkesbury's Vintage & Antique Shops
Take time to explore Tewkesbury's vintage and antique shops with quirky finds, treasures and collectables.
Tewkesbury Tea Rooms & Eating Places
Be sure to leave time for a relaxing stop in one of the town's excellent tea rooms, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants.
Tewkesbury Abbey, The John Moore Museum, the Baptist Chapel, Tewkesbury Museum and The Heritage Centre are all en route.
Pick up a copy the Tewkesbury Heritage & Alleyways Trail Map at the Tourist Information Centre.
Cotswolds Vintage & Modern Trail
Once you've explored Tewkesbury continue your vintage journey on The Cotswolds Vintage North Driving Trail. It starts in Tewkesbury before taking you on a scenic drive through picturesque Cotswold market towns and villages including Winchcombe, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water.
For more details about the full Cotswolds trail and to download the route visit the Cotswolds Vintage Tours Website
The number of Tewkesbury's buildings listed as being of special architectural or historical interest totals more than
30 alleyways exist in Tewkesbury today - there were once
Tewkesbury has two big anniversaries in 2021; 900 years since the consecration of the Abbey and 550 years since the Battle of Tewkesbury. The town will have plenty to celebrate