Life on two wheels is a great way to see Tewkesbury and enjoy the countryside around the town.Read more
Located next to the Mill Avon, The Victoria Gardens in Tewkesbury were created in 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. 125 years later, they continue to be enjoyed by townspeople and visitors alike, and serve the community as a tranquil and relaxing space to sit, relax, walk, meet friends, picnic etc.
The Gardens also host open air theatre productions in the summer as well as community events such as Picnic in the Park as part Tewkesbury's Big Weekend, with live music from Tewkesbury Town Band, Tewkesbury Pub Singers and other local groups and artistes
Behind Tewkesbury Abbey is the Vineyards, a fantastic large green space within walking distance of the town centre. The area gets its name from the monks living at the Abbey who used the area to grow their grapes.
In addition to being an ideal space to picnic or take the dog for a walk, the Vineyards is home to rugby and football pitches, weekly Saturday morning park run as well as the adiZone is a multi-sports outdoor gym and children's playground.
The adizone Features gym stations that focus on cardio, tone and strength equipment plus a double-sided climbing wall and basketball goal, the adiZone activities are safe and inclusive for all ages and abilities.
Close by is Tewkesbury Cricket club, Tewkesbury Bowls club and Tewkesbury Abbey Caravan & Motorhome club site
Both parks have nearby car parks
Use Gloucester Road car park for the Victoria Gardens -GL20 5SW
Use Vineyards, Gander Lane car park for the Vineyards -GL20 5PG
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