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Silver Street, Tetbury

Tetbury is a small market town in Gloucestershire famous for its Royal connections as the home of Prince Charles. It has a wide choice of tea shops, bistros, cafes, pubs and restaurants serving delicious local produce.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

By car it is 11 miles north of the M4.

By bus[edit]

There are limited bus services in the area from Stroud and Cirencester.

By train[edit]

Closest rail station is 1 Kemble station in Kemble. The station has frequent services from London Paddington stopping at Reading and Swindon. It continues on to Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Do[edit]

  • Heritage Trail (signboards and plaques around the town). Walk around the town noting the many historic and listed buildings.
  • Tetbury Woolsack Race: 31 May 2021. Held on the late May Monday holiday, this is a 240 yard run up the 1-in-4 Gumstool Hill with a sack of wool. The sack weighs 60 lb for men and 35 lb for women, and the record time is 45.94 sec. There's also a street fair, entertainers, amusement rides, and food vendors.

Buy[edit]

There are a good number of antique shops in the town, mainly on Long Street.

Eat[edit]

The Royal Oak, Priory Inn and Hare & Hounds mentioned below also serve good food. On Church street you will find a couple of coffee shops and bakeries.

Drink[edit]

  • Royal Oak is a CAMRA award winning pub with a good choice of ales, beers and a small garden; see "Sleep".
  • 1 Holford Arms, Sherston GL8 8QY (on A433), +44 1452 238669. M-F 16:00-23:00, Sa Su 11:30-23:30. Country pub set in a cider orchard, good pizza and bar food. Also has rooms, B&B double £90.

Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Cottage in the Cotswolds, 26 Silver Street, +44 161 427-9567. Luxury 4-star, 2-bedroom self-catering cottage in the Cotswolds.
  • 2 The Priory Inn, London Rd, +44 1666 502251. Excellent little gastropub.
  • 3 The Hare and Hounds, Bath Rd, Westonbirt GL8 8QL, +44 1666 881000. Beautiful upscale hotel with fine dining. B&B double from £130.
  • 4 The Royal Oak, 1 Cirencester Rd GL8 8EY, +44 1666 500021. Pub with a few rooms, given a major makeover in 2013. Excellent quality, though small rooms. Good choice of real ales in the pub. Friendly staff. B&B double £100.
  • 5 Calcot & Spa, Tetbury GL8 8YJ (by jcn A4135 and A46), +44 1666 890391. Wonderful hotel and spa in 16th C manor house, family-friendly. B&B double from £220.

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