Tewkesbury is a town in Gloucestershire, England. It stands at the confluence of the River Severn and the River Avon, Warwickshire, and also minor tributaries the Swilgate and Carrant Brook. It gives its name to the Tewkesbury (borough), of which the town is the second largest settlement.
The name Tewkesbury comes from Theoc, the name of a Anglo-Saxons who founded a Hermitage (religious retreat) there in the 7th century, and in the Old English tongue was called Theocsbury.

Why visit?

  • Tewkesbury is home to a number of attractions, including the Tewkesbury Medieval Festival, the Tewkesbury Heritage Centre, and the Tewkesbury Museum.
  • Tewkesbury is home to a bustling weekly market, held every Tuesday and Saturday, where you can find a variety of fresh produce, local crafts, and other goods.
  • The River Severn runs through the centre of Tewkesbury, providing a beautiful backdrop for a leisurely stroll.