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Tewkesbury Abbey

Abbey Office Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5RZ, England
+44 1684 850959
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A beautiful tranquil space

We were lucky enough to go back into the Abbey whilst there was a wedding in progress...beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
802jaj
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Lovely setting, great architecture and history.

Well worth visiting for it's architecture and historical connections. When we visited there were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RobertEaston
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Wales Uk
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Abbey Office Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5RZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were lucky enough to go back into the Abbey whilst there was a wedding in progress...beautiful to hear the music and bells afterwards.

Thank 802jaj
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth visiting for it's architecture and historical connections. When we visited there were lots of volunteers around to explain and guide our visit. Nice little shop and adjacent tearoom. Car parking is reasonably close and not expensive.

Thank RobertEaston
Reviewed 3 days ago

Surprisingly beautiful inside. Loved the vaulted ceilings. Still dominates the skyline from the vantage point of our hotel at Tewkesbury Park.

Thank Waltzy1
Reviewed 4 days ago

A fantastic medieval Abbey. Truly amazing from outside and in. Free entry but you have to contribute to keep such a magnificent building going. Great adjoining restaurant too. All run by volunteers I guess and they do a great job. You have to give it...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's been a few years since I was at Tewksbury abbey it's so special that each time I visit I enjoy it more,do take time out if you have the chance on your next visit you won't be disappointed

Thank Jamesey89
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tewkesbury Abbey is one of the finest examples of Norman Architecture in Britain. Begun in the early 12th Century as a Benedictine foundation, it is remarkable for the power of its architectural language and for the sensitive restoration works undertaken by Sir Gilbert Scott in...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 6 days ago

We love this building and have visited several times. It is free entry. When we were last there there was a chair display from a local competition "The Tewkesbury Chair Challenge". It is a local competition where they judge the best decorated chair. There were...More

Thank collipm
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the dissolution of monasteries led to the disappearance or ruination of many fine abbey churches, that in Tewkesbury was taken over by the community in 1541 and has been lovingly preserved as one of the finest parish churches in the country. It has a...More

Thank PaulJanet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great historical abbey with amazing buildings and grounds. Worth a visit, great for prams and tea rooms on site although shut when we went.

Thank LenaCW
Reviewed 1 week ago

An exceptional, wonderful and historical abbey. Even if you aren't much into churches, this is worth a stop !

Thank Roger B
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19Maureen01
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Peter J | Reviewed this property |
yes is fine
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Nav S
July 27, 2016|
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Response from steve i | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee.
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Nav S
July 27, 2016|
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Response from MattEdwards2014 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering but no entrance fee just looking for donations and when you see it you will make one it's lovely
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