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With just a few undulating hills and a mostly flat terrain, Tewkesbury is a popular destination for road cyclists.
The town is on National Route 45 of the National Cycle Network, which runs for 270 miles and links Chester with Salisbury via Whitchurch, Ironbridge, Bridgnorth, Droitwich Spa, Worcester, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Cirencester and Swindon.
Off the main routes there are plenty of quiet country roads to explore surrounding Tewkesbury making the town an ideal place to stay whilst exploring the area on two wheels.
With a wide choice of cafes, pubs and restaurants it’s a well-liked destination to take a break and refuel.
Mountain bike enthusiasts looking for a challenging ride frequently seek out nearby Bredon Hill, Cleeve Hill and the Malvern Hills. More adventure and stunning woodland trails are found half an hour away in the Forest of Dean.
Tewkesbury Abbey was bought from Henry VIII by the townsfolk for
The number of Tewkesbury's buildings listed as being of special architectural or historical interest totals more than
Tewkesbury has two big anniversaries in five years time; 900 years since the consecration of the Abbey and 550 years since the Battle of Tewkesbury. The town will have plenty to celebrate in