There's no better way to see Tewkesbury and enjoy the surrounding countryside than walking. There's something for everyone from a gentle stroll to an energetic hike.Read more
Tewkesbury Walks on Summer Evenings - 2020
Cotswold & Gloucestershire Blue Badge Guides provide Walks on a Tuesday Evenings during the summer evenings from 26th May to 25th August
Starting at 7pm, meeting in front of the Abbey Main Gates, opposite the Bell Hotel.
A vibrant town. Tewkesbury’s history and heritage are brought to life by our guides. The Abbey, the river, the historic Alleys and their inhabitants, all add to the fascinating stories.
We delve into the lives of the folk who lived in these wonderful timbered buildings, the importance of the town’s connection with the waterways and the resulting trade from merchandise produced within the town.
Hear how the history of Tewkesbury has been involved with the fearful happenings and diverse fortunes of our monarchy over the centuries.
The town during the medieval period became the second most important town in Gloucestershire
Time 1.5 hours. The cost: £6 per adult £2.50 per child. No charge for dogs!
Do come and join us, we promise to enlighten and entertain you.
Just turn up on the day or book through
The Heritage Tourism Centre 100, Church Street Tewkesbury GL20 5AB
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