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
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
Guided walks run April to end August, however if you would like a private guided tour please contact the TIC and we will put your in touch with the blue badge guides
Every Saturday from 23rd April until 27th August 2022
Walks start 11am.
Tuesday evening walks
Every Tuesday evening from 31st May to 30th August 2022
Walk start 7pm
Meet outside Abbey Gates (opposite Bell Hotel)
Cost £10pp (cash or card)
In 2021 tewkesbury celebrated two big anniversaries; 900 years since the consecration of the Abbey and 550 years since the Battle of Tewkesbury. The town will have plenty to celebrate
Tewkesbury Abbey was bought from Henry VIII by the townsfolk for
30 alleyways exist in Tewkesbury today - there were once