8 Sights in Tewkesbury, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Tewkesbury, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Tewkesbury, United Kingdom.

1. Cheese Rolling

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Cheese Rolling

The Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake is an annual event held on the Spring Bank Holiday at Cooper's Hill, near Gloucester in England. Participants race down the 200-yard (180 m) long hill chasing a wheel of Double Gloucester cheese. The event has a long tradition, held by the people of the local village of Brockworth, but now people from all over the world take part. The Guardian called it a "world-famous event", with winners coming from Canada, Belgium, Egypt, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.

Wikipedia: Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake (EN)

2. Tewkesbury Abbey

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The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tewkesbury, commonly known as Tewkesbury Abbey, is located in the town of Tewkesbury in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, England. A former Benedictine monastery, it is now a parish church. Considered one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in Britain, it has the largest Romanesque crossing tower in Europe.

Wikipedia: Tewkesbury Abbey (EN)

3. Saint Mary

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St Mary's Priory Church, Deerhurst, is the Church of England parish church of Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England. Much of the church is Anglo-Saxon. It was built in the 8th century, when Deerhurst was part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia. It is contemporary with the Carolingian Renaissance on mainland Europe, which may have influenced it.

Wikipedia: St Mary's Priory Church, Deerhurst (EN)

4. Spoonley Woods Roman Villa

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Spoonley Wood Roman Villa is an ancient Roman villa located 2 km south-east of Sudeley Castle near the town of Winchcombe, in Gloucestershire, England. It was a courtyard-type villa excavated in 1882. Some remains of the villa, partly reconstructed, can still be seen in Spoonley Wood, and one mosaic is viewable under a corrugated iron roof.

Wikipedia: Spoonley Wood Roman Villa (EN), Website

5. Saint Mary

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St Mary's Church, is a historic Anglican church at Little Washbourne in the civil parish of Dumbleton, Gloucestershire, England under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.

Wikipedia: St Mary's Church, Little Washbourne (EN)

6. Sudeley Castle

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Sudeley Castle is a Grade I listed castle in the parish of Sudeley, in the Cotswolds, near to the medieval market town of Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England. The castle has 10 notable gardens covering some 15 acres within a 1,200-acre estate nestled within the Cotswold hills.

Wikipedia: Sudeley Castle (EN)

7. The Royal Hop Pole

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The Royal Hop Pole

The Royal Hop Pole is a listed pub in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Located on Church Street, it is an English Heritage hotel. It has recently been converted into a part of the Wetherspoons pub chain. It is famous for being mentioned in Charles Dickens' The Pickwick Papers.

Wikipedia: The Royal Hop Pole (EN), Website

8. Great Witcombe Roman Villa

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Great Witcombe Roman Villa was a villa built during the Roman occupation of Britain. It is located on a hillside at Great Witcombe, near Gloucester in the English county of Gloucestershire. It has been scheduled as an ancient monument.

Wikipedia: Great Witcombe Roman Villa (EN), Website


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