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 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 Christmas Shopping makes Tewkesbury special, with Late Night Shopping Free Parking after 5.30pm Thursdays in December (please see further down this page). 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.
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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.
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.
Special Christmas Chocolate Creations
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.
Tewkesbury's Sapphire Gifts
Mon to Sat 9am to 5pm
Open Fri & Sat only 28 Dec to 12 Jan (Holidays)
7 High St, Tewkesbury GL20 5AL
Phone: 01684 438100
Tewkesbury's Sapphire Gifts is one of the town's outstanding gift shops catering for the whole family.
Sapphire Gift's is also an Artisan Outlet with a range of high quality work from over 40 local Crafters and Artisans.
Tewkesbury High Street is the perfect location to find that special gift.
The few photos below simply can't do justice to the substantial range, it's worth a visit.
Dog Friendly like many other shops, pubs and cafes in Tewkesbury.
Car Parking is provided on street and a short walk away, please look for car park signs near Sapphire Gifts or click the button above to view the Location Map.
Delightful hand painted glass panels are a favoured gift.
Turned wood clocks, one of the most popular locally made gifts
Local Summers Soap, very popular high quality soap and pamper