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Tetbury

4.3
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Gift & Specialty Shops

Popular things to do in Tetbury

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Garden
Westonbirt Arboretum
3.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Architectural Building
Chavenage House
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Garden
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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History Museum
Tetbury Police Museum & Courtroom
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. It lies on the site of an ancient hill fort, on which an Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded, probably by Ine of Wessex, in 681. The population of the parish was 5,250 in the 2001 census, increasing to 5,472 at the 2011 census.During the Middle Ages, Tetbury became an important market for Cotswold wool and yarn. The Tetbury Woolsack Races, Founded 1972, is an annual competition where participants must carry a 60lb sack of wool up and down a steep hill (Gumstool Hill). The Tetbury Woolsack Races take place on the "late May Bank Holiday", the last Monday in May each year (27 May for 2013).Notable buildings in the town include the Market House, built in 1655 and the late-eighteenth century Gothic revival parish church of St Mary the Virgin and St Mary Magdalene and much of the rest of the town centre, dating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The Market House is a fine example of a Cotswold pillared market house and is still in use as a meeting place and market. Other attractions include the Police Bygones Museum. Chavenage House, Highgrove House and Westonbirt Arboretum lie just outside the town. Add Tetbury and other United Kingdom destinations to your travel plans using our United Kingdom trip planner.

Side trips from Tetbury

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Architectural Building
Gloucester Cathedral Gloucester
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Outdoor Activity
The Cotswold Range Somerford Keynes
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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World heritage site
Stonehenge Amesbury
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Tetbury

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Church
St Mary The Virgin Church
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Castle
Beverston Castle
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Spa
Calcot Spa Calcot
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
Religious Site
St Saviour's Church
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Tetbury

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Tetburys Sweets and Treats
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Highgrove Shop Tetbury
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

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