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AROUND | TETBURY

 

Situated in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Tetbury of today is one of the most beautiful Cotswold towns with its elegant buildings creating a real sense of timeless beauty — a delight for those who visit this jewel of the Cotswolds. It is a thriving market town built around its outstanding seventeenth-century Market Hall. As well as offering a unique retail experience with many individually owned shops, it is also a major centre for antiques.  

 
 

 Stunning floral displays and flower beds bring natural beauty to Tetbury and complement the architectural elegance of the town. It's not surprising that Tetbury has been highly successful in the RHS Britain in Bloom competition in the past, for more on Tetbury in Bloom, go to www.tetburyinbloom.org.uk.

         
   

 

On the outskirts of Tetbury is Chavenage House, a wonderful example of an Elizabethan Manor house and nearby is the National Arboretum at Westonbirt, set in 600 acres of rolling Cotswold countryside including 17 miles of footpaths to explore.  In the autumn it offers a breathtaking colour spectacular which has to be seen to be believed.   

 

Westonbirt, the National Arboretum is just three miles from Tetbury. It contains one of the most spectacular tree collections in the world. It's a place to relax and recharge, and also to learn.

Click here to read more about The National Arboretum

 

A little further away you can visit the Cotswold Water Park, the largest area of inland water in England, offering a wide range of nature activities and water sports. The famous Wildfowl and Wetlands site at Slimbridge and magnificent Berkeley Castle are also within easy reach.

The many famous Cotswolds towns and villages provide an opportunity to enjoy the world famous scenery as you travel between them or you can be adventurous and search for one of the many villages and hamlets which are not so well known but equally stunning.

 
 

The surrounding area is excellent for walking, with the Cotswold Way, The Macmillan Way and The Monarch's Way providing excellent opportunities to explore.

 

Whatever your wish, Tetbury is in the perfect postition, close to an array of popular attractions, offering interesting days out, fun and relaxation. There's something for everyone! Ask at the Tourist Information centre for a map of the area.

 

 
 

  

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

Tetbury is situated in the wonderful county of Gloucestershire and there is so much to see and do if you are planning a day out and using Tetbury as your base. If you go to www.gloucestershirerevealed.co.uk you'll find museums, galleries and heritage sites grouped together in specific areas. The website will show you what you can see within a short drive and what sites you'll find within walking distance of each other. Whether you feel like a walk along the river and a visit to a museum, or perhaps a town or city centre trip plus a cultural stop Gloucestershire Revealed should make your planning easy.

 

 

 

    

 

 

Find out more at http://www.dogfriendlycotswolds.co.uk

 
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