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Guided Tewkesbury Walks with the Cotswold & Gloucestershire Blue Badge Guides
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
2021 Guided walk times
Saturday morning walks 11am.
Meet in front of the Abbey Main Gates, opposite the Bell Hotel.
Time 1.5 hours. The cost: £10pp No charge for dogs!
Do come and join us, we promise to enlighten and entertain you.
You will be asked to pay cash into a money box to avoid guide needing to handle to cash
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