From Old Manor Holiday Cottages Twyning, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Tel: 01684 293001
Things to do in Tewkesbury
Just 3 miles from Old Manor Holiday Cottages is the historic medieval town of Tewkesbury with its impressive Tewkesbury Abbey, medieval street scene and a network of 30 ancient alleyways. The River Avon meets the River Severn near the centre of Tewkesbury with riverside walks, water meadows, historic mill buildings and boat trips available in peak season.
In 1471 The Battle of Tewkesbury was a major battle in the Wars of The Roses. To mark the event Tewkesbury Medieval Festival and battle re-enactment now takes place every July and is Europe's largest free annual medieval battle re-enactment and fayre. Tewkesbury has remained a traditional English market town full of small specialist shops selling everything from exotic Persian rugs to local Tewkesbury Mustard.
Visit Tewkesbury and you'll find:
Full details of Tewkesbury events and attractions can be found at www.VisitTewkesbury.info