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 a picturesque town with a rich history, boasting a variety of historic buildings, including the 12th century Tewkesbury Abbey, the 15th century Old Baptist Chapel, and the 16th century Tudor House.
  • 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.
  • Tewkesbury is home to a number of attractions, including the Tewkesbury Medieval Festival, the Tewkesbury Heritage Centre, and the Tewkesbury Museum.