Go with the Flow - Tewkesbury & Severn Vale Walking Short Break

The historic, riverside town of Tewkesbury is the setting for this self guided walking short break. Tucked away in the Gloucestershire countryside, Tewkesbury is full of long narrow alleys and streets that take you on a journey back into the Medieval times. Together, the old mills and impressive stonework of the Tewkesbury Abbey offer a gateway to discover the local history. There is also a selection of gorgeous riverside walks that visit an Medieval battlefield, a Saxon chapel and a vast selection of traditional English Inns.

2019 Dates Available

  • Grade:
  • Comfort: B&B or Townhouse
  • Start/Finish: Tewkesbury
  • Distance: 48km / 30 miles
  • Duration: 3 - 5 Days
  • Availability: All year, any day start
  • Altitude:

Choose from a three day - two night, a four day - three night or a five day - four night itinerary.

Cat A: Townhouse Hotel - Cat B: B&B

Walk 1 - Follow the Severn Way across the Medieval battlefield that saw the end of the War of the Roses to the wonderful Saxon chapel at Deerhurst. Cross the river at Haw Bridge and walk through Chaceley and Forthampton on your return. This walk passes no fewer than five delightful riverside inns, so be sure to stop for a drink and take in the views.

Walk 2 - Head north past the ancient Towbury Hill Fort to Twyning on the banks of the Avon. Here you can have lunch at the one of the many riverside inns before taking the little ferry across to the village of Bredon for a look around the majestic Tithe Barn. (Not on 2 night option).

Walk 3 - Head north by the Severn for a walk that takes you back to the best of traditional English country life. Stroll through parkland around a public school, watch cricket played on the village green and then enjoy fine views across Tewkesbury on the way back. (Not on not on 2 or 3 night).

Key Details:

  • Choose from a three day - two night, a four day - three night or a five day - four night itinerary.

  • This tour will start and finish in Tewkesbury.
  • During this holiday you will walk approximately 5 - 10 miles per day.
  • The total distance of this walking tour is approximately 48km / 30 miles.

There are lots of attractions and places to explore during your short walking break in Gloucestershire including:

  • John Moore Museum
  • Town Museum
  • Southern England’s Oldest Baptist Chapel
  • Boat Trips on the river
  • Tewkesbury Abbey
  • Traditional inns and riverside pubs

Getting to Tewkesbury

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating to and from Tewkesbury including trains (Ashchurch For Tewkesbury), national express and local buses.

For more information on trains visit www.thetrainline.com

For more information on National Express coaches visit https://beta.nationalexpress.com/en

By Car – Tewkesbury can be reached via the M5 Motorway, exit at junction 9.

By Air – There are a number of airports close to Tewkesbury including Bristol and Birmingham.  From here there are options of buses and trains (Ashchurch For Tewkesbury) as well as hire cars and taxis.

 

For more information on Tewkesbury, please go to Visit Tewkesbury website.

Included
  • Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
  • Fully comprehensive tour pack with colour coded routes on local maps
  • Smartphone App with GPS
  • Emergency Telephone Assistance
Excluded
  • Meals
  • Transport to and from Gloucestershire

Choose from a three day - two night, a four day - three night or a five day - four night itinerary.

Cat A: Townhouse Hotel - Cat B: B&B

Walk 1 - Follow the Severn Way across the Medieval battlefield that saw the end of the War of the Roses to the wonderful Saxon chapel at Deerhurst. Cross the river at Haw Bridge and walk through Chaceley and Forthampton on your return. This walk passes no fewer than five delightful riverside inns, so be sure to stop for a drink and take in the views.

Walk 2 - Head north past the ancient Towbury Hill Fort to Twyning on the banks of the Avon. Here you can have lunch at the one of the many riverside inns before taking the little ferry across to the village of Bredon for a look around the majestic Tithe Barn. (Not on 2 night option).

Walk 3 - Head north by the Severn for a walk that takes you back to the best of traditional English country life. Stroll through parkland around a public school, watch cricket played on the village green and then enjoy fine views across Tewkesbury on the way back. (Not on not on 2 or 3 night).

Key Details:

  • Choose from a three day - two night, a four day - three night or a five day - four night itinerary.

  • This tour will start and finish in Tewkesbury.
  • During this holiday you will walk approximately 5 - 10 miles per day.
  • The total distance of this walking tour is approximately 48km / 30 miles.

There are lots of attractions and places to explore during your short walking break in Gloucestershire including:

  • John Moore Museum
  • Town Museum
  • Southern England’s Oldest Baptist Chapel
  • Boat Trips on the river
  • Tewkesbury Abbey
  • Traditional inns and riverside pubs

Getting to Tewkesbury

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating to and from Tewkesbury including trains (Ashchurch For Tewkesbury), national express and local buses.

For more information on trains visit www.thetrainline.com

For more information on National Express coaches visit https://beta.nationalexpress.com/en

By Car – Tewkesbury can be reached via the M5 Motorway, exit at junction 9.

By Air – There are a number of airports close to Tewkesbury including Bristol and Birmingham.  From here there are options of buses and trains (Ashchurch For Tewkesbury) as well as hire cars and taxis.

 

For more information on Tewkesbury, please go to Visit Tewkesbury website.

Included
  • Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
  • Fully comprehensive tour pack with colour coded routes on local maps
  • Smartphone App with GPS
  • Emergency Telephone Assistance
Excluded
  • Meals
  • Transport to and from Gloucestershire
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