Tewkesbury Certificated Locations

Tewkesbury is located at the confluence of the Avon and Severn rivers and its riverside location dominates its history and heritage as a market town.

Visitors can enjoy ferry and boat rides on the rivers, as well as exploring its remarkable heritage on dry land.

Tewkesbury Abbey is the most notable building. A monastery existed on the site from the eighth century, but it was built over by the huge Norman church, which is 900 years old and features what architecture guru Sir Nicholas Pevsner called "probably the largest and finest Romanesque tower in England". The monastery buildings were demolished in the reformation, but the townsfolk managed to preserve the Abbey.

Nature Lovers can also enjoy the John Moore Museum, created by the local naturalist and housed in a 15th century building.