Tewkesbury Abbey

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A former Benedictine Abbey Church, consecrated in 1121 and has the highest Norman tower in the country. Inside Tewkesbury Abbey visitors can enjoy architectural and artistic heritage, including medieval stained glass, tombs and chantry chapels and the 17th century Milton organ. Other features of interest are some roof bosses.

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Main entrance to Abbey

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Travel via M5 northbound or southbound:
Leave M5 at junction 9 and follow the Abbey brown signs or A438 signed Tewkesbury Town Centre. At traffic lights at Eastern Relief Road/Morrisons store keep straight ahead. At the War Memorial Cross take A38 south, signed Gloucester, and approach the Abbey on your left.

Travel from north via A38:
At the mini roundabout by Black Bear pub turn right and enter High Street from the north. Follow the Abbey brown signs or A38 through the town centre. At the War Memorial Cross take A38 south, signed Gloucester, and approach the Abbey on your left.

Travel from south via A38:
Approach Tewkesbury via the Gloucester Road. Keep left at the Gupsill/Eastern Relief Road roundabout and approach the Abbey on your right.

Travel from east via A46 (formerly A438):
Cross the M5 motorway at junction 9 and follow the Abbey brown signs or A438 signed Tewkesbury Town Centre. At traffic lights at Eastern Relief Road/Morrisons store keep straight ahead. At the War Memorial Cross take A38 south, signed Gloucester, and approach the Abbey on your left.

Travel from west via A438 (Mythe Bridge):
Cross the River Severn at Mythe Bridge. In 50 yds join the A38 and turn right towards the town centre. At the mini roundabout by Black Bear pub turn right and enter High Street from the north. Follow the Abbey brown signs or A38 through the town centre. At the War Memorial Cross take A38 south, signed Gloucester, and approach the Abbey on your left.

Travel from west via B4312 (Haw Bridge):
Cross the River Severn at Haw Bridge. After 4 miles join the A38; turn left and approach Tewkesbury via the Gloucester Road. Keep left at the Gupsill/Eastern Relief Road roundabout and approach the Abbey on your right.

Travel from west via M50:
Either: leave M50 at junction 1 and follow A38 southbound (Travel from north via A38) Or join M5 southbound and leave at junction 9 (Travel via M5 northbound or southbound).

Admission

Opening times:
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
07:30 - 17:3007:30 - 17:3007:30 - 17:3007:30 - 17:3007:30 - 17:3007:30 - 17:3007:30 - 19:00


Prices (Tour; Easter - October):

£3.00

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Address: Church Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 5RZ, UK

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