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Guided Tewkesbury Walks Summer and Autumn 2020 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
New Saturday morning guided walks starting Sat 8th August to the end of October 2020 11am
Meet in front of the Abbey Main Gates, opposite the Bell Hotel.
Time 1.5 hours. The cost: £7 per adult £2.50 per child. No charge for dogs!
Do come and join us, we promise to enlighten and entertain you.
Spaces must be booked at least an hour in advance of walk Tel 077 11936976
You will be asked to pay cash into a money box to avoid guide needing to handle to cash
Tewkesbury Heritage & Visitor Centre 100, Church Street Tewkesbury GL20 5AB
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
30 alleyways exist in Tewkesbury today - there were once
The number of Tewkesbury's buildings listed as being of special architectural or historical interest totals more than