Tewkesbury originally Theocsbury is a town within the borough of Tewkesbury, shire county of Gloucestershire, South West Region, England, United Kingdom. It lies at the concourse of the rivers Avon and Severn.
The area's history goes back the Saxon times. The town is named after the Saxon hermit named Theocalious. Tewkesbury today is popular for its collection of astounding ancient architectures, festivals (e.g. Winter Beer Festival, Mop Fair and Medieval Festival) and the Battle of Tewkesbury. The prime roads A38, A46, A438 and M5 serve the town. Cheltenham, Evesham, Gloucester, Hereford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Worcester are the nearest places from the area.
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Battle Trail can be found within Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. It is a charming 1.5-mile trail that surrounds the battlefield of the historical Battle of Tewkesbury. Visitors are advised to take a leaflet that features a map and many other details about the battle available at the town's Tourist Office before exploring the site. It is on the battlefield of the said war that thousands of soldiers and a number of nobles fought for the throne of England.
Bloody Meadow lies within Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. It is the site where the Lancastrians retreated during the historical Battle of Tewkesbury that marked the end of the rule of Henry VI. The meadow today is still a beautiful site that it was hundreds of years ago ideal for leisure walking, relaxing and or picnicking.
John Moore Country Museum honors the history, inspiration and works of the famous writer and environmentalist, John Moore. Visitors can get to see historical items related to the writer including the countryside with abundant flora and fauna that John Moore loves as well as a collection of scrap-metal animal sculptures made by Alan R. Jack.
Little Museum lies along Church Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. The venue features large number of displays that tell about the history and development of the town. Amongst its huge collection are beautiful antiques and photographs.
Tewkesbury Museum showcases large number of archaeological findings that were found within the area, costumes and many other historical items. The museum is housed within a 17th century building that is located at 64 Barton Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.
Tewkesbury Abbey is believed to be situated on the site of a Saxon Abbey founded around the year AD 715. Here you can admire the magnificent exterior and interior of the Abbey including the beautiful stained glass windows, perhaps take a tour of the 200 stepped tower, attend a concert or relax in the Touching Souls Tea Room.