Welcome to Tewkesbury a Medieval Town famous for it's Living Heritage and remarkable blend of old and new, voted the best place to live in 2011. The doors above are a few of Tewkesbury's many famous doors.
The Town is proud of it's many Independent Retailers, Coffee Shops, Food Outlets and Award Winning Restaurants, all providing a range of quality and choice not found anywhere else.
Congestion Free Relaxed Shopping makes Tewkesbury special, a number of retailers focus on Special Gifts including over 50 local Artisans producing unique top quality items.
Lovingly maintained 11th to 15th Century buildings are still in use today as Hotels, Pubs, Shops, Offices and Homes, the 11th century Abbey is the jewel in the crown.
What's On Today & Tomorrow
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Complete What's On Guide or Event Posting
Tewkesbury and it's waterside is located in outstanding countryside, is free of congestion and pefectly located for the Cotswolds, Malverns, Cheltenham, Worcester and Forest of Dean. Easy access to a wide range of things to do all year round.
Please use the buttons on the left to discover a wealth of information about Tewkesbury's places to stay and things to do including, Heritage events, Festivals, Fetes, Music, Theatre, Tours, Walks and outstanding places to visit.
We are currently undergoing a major update with a vast range of additions over time, some features may not be available during the update.
Contrary to impressions created by the media Tewkesbury Town is flood safe, the High Street and Town Centre car parks have never flooded in recorded history. For Real Time live information about flooding click the Tewkesbury Flooding button or the Floodeye™ Widget, on the left.
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
Town Hall, High Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5AL
(see What's On Guide button below for times)
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs include a wide range of Artisans high quality arts and crafts. The photos below give some examples, fair content varies. A cafe is usually provided with Tea, Coffee, Cakes and other food.
The fairs run most Tuesdays, Wedenesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and special events, please check the What's On Guide (click button below) for times and events before visiting. To contact Fair Organisers please see the list at the foot of this page.
Choosing Artisan items helps the Local Economy, the money spent looping locally a number of times, on average each £1 is worth £4.
About 40 Artisans also use the Artisan Outlet on Tewkesbury High Street called 'Sapphire Gifts' open Mon to Sat, 9am to 5pm.
Click for Tewkesbury's What's On Guide or Sapphire Gifts
Clarian (Clare Griffiths 07779 717770)
Summers Soap (Ceri Carrington 07792 337895)
Sapphire Gifts (Kim Yaxley 01684 438100)
WoodyMarvellous (Bob Lewis 01684 295565)
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Creators Of Craft Tracy on 01684 291845 Website
Emporium Enterprises Annie on 07817 512906 Website
Craft, Cakes and Collectables Kim Yaxley 01684 438100
Gloucestershire Country Markets Sarah Jessop on 01452 305227
Chocolat of Tewkesbury
Mon to Fri 10.00am to 4.00pm
Sat 10.00am to 4.30pm, Sun 12noon to 3pm
136 High Street
Tewkesbury, GL20 5JR
Phone: 01684 275332
Chocolat of Tewkesbury, is a traditional chocolatier making hand made chocolates of the highest quality and taste.
Selection boxes are packed full, there's no empty space.
The artisan skills are already legendry, Mr Thornton could certainly learn a lot here.
A wide range of Chocolate Bars and divine artistic creations in chocolate are made here too. For example: the very lifelike plant pot and daffodils above are entirely edible (apart from the stem support wires). Below a chocolate Hand Bag and ladies shoes...
And a chocolate toolkit...
You can make up your own selection boxes too...
In short, a chocoholics paradise and with our Cafe au Chocolat next door.
Delightful bespoke Wedding Cakes and Favours are made here to order, catering for your budget, style and colour scheme, please contact us.
Chocolate Workshops for Children
During Holidays and Half Terms Children's Chocolate Workshops are provided while parents enjoy our Cafe au Chocolat next door or High Street shopping. Please contact us for details of the next sessions and to book a place.
Chocolat is Dog Friendly like many other shops, pubs and cafes in Tewkesbury.
Car Parking is provided adjacent on street (1 hour), Town centre car parks are a short walk away, please look for car park signs or click the button above to view the Location Map.