Situated on the outskirts of Tewkesbury, north Gloucestershire, and close to the Cotswolds and the Malverns, Tewkesbury Marina is surrounded by a myriad of attractions, nature walks and sightseeing opportunities to enjoy on and off the water.
The links below represent a small proportion of the many attractions close to hand to help you fill your days and evenings whilst at the marina. Whether you're down for the day and fancy a meal out at one of the many local pubs, or are looking for things to do for a longer stay, we keep in touch with many local businesses to ensure you make the most of your time here.
A 12th century abbey and outstanding example of Norman Architecture. open to the public, you will learn about the War of the roses and see the oldest working organ in Britain.
Visit the website or call 01684 273 736
The Roses Theatre
The Roses is a busy and popular arts centre in Tewkesbury with an eclectic programme of live events, take part activities, exhibitions and festivals. In addition to the 370 seat auditorium, The Roses boasts a relaxing bar where you can enjoy a pre-show and interval drinks as well as live entertainment including jazz and folk music and stand up comedy. Complete with an exciting film programme of world, independent and UK film, The Roses is a diverse and exciting arts venue.
Visit the website or call 01684 295 074
The history of Sudeley Castle and its award-winning gardens spans over a thousand years and contains many varied tales of royal associations, wars and periods of neglect and subsequent restoration.
Visit the website or call 01242 604244
Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Steam Railway
The railway offers a 20-mile round trip between Toddington and Cheltenham Racecourse through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Cotswolds.
Visit the website or call 01242 621405
Gloucester Waterways Museum
Step inside one of Gloucester's handsome Victorian warehouses and discover three floors of displays incorporating rich collections, films and audio presentations and some great hands-on activities too.
On the quayside you will find boats from the UK's Historic Boat Collection including colourful narrowboats and an iconic steam dredger.
The Museum is the starting point for the best boat trips on the River Severn and the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal.
Visit the website or call 01452 318200
The Commandery has exciting stories to tell you about power, greed, war, wealth, romance, death, society and industry. Step back in time to catch a glimpse of the lively characters that have inhabited this ancient building during the past seven centuries.
Visit the website or call 01905 361821
Malvern Hills & Commons
The Malvern Hills have been described as a mountain range in miniature, the eight mile ridge containing some of the oldest rocks in Britain, their craggy outline giving the impression of uplands further west.
Visit the website or call 01684 892002
Eastnor Castle is set in the dramatic setting of the Malvern Hills and surrounded by a beautiful deer park, arboretum and lake
Visit the website or call 01531 633160
The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse
This multi purpose venue allows you to create precisely the space and feel you want. Whether you're staging a concert, an exhibition, conference or banquet the Centaur automatically injects any event with impact, excitement and a real sense of style.
Visit the website or call 01242 539 538
Cheltenham Racecourse is just a few minutes from Cheltenham town centre and a short distance from the M5. By car follow the AA signs to the car parks. The nearest train station is Cheltenham Spa. Race day bus links run from the Station to the Racecourse. For train information call 08457 484950.
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway "The Honeybourne Line"
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway runs along a part of the former Great Western Railway's mainline from Birmingham to Cheltenham, via Stratford-upon-Avon. The line commands wonderful views of the sleepy hamlets and villages, as the it runs though the beautiful Cotswold countryside.
Visit the website or call 01242 621405
Cotswold Farm Park
Home to Britain’s most comprehensive collection of rare breeds of British farm animals. The Cotswold Farm Park is very much a working farm, with plenty of activities for the youngsters, including rabbits and guinea pigs to stroke, lambs and goat kids to bottle feed, piglets to meet, seasonal demonstrations (lambing, shearing or milking), farm safari ride, 2-mile Wildlife Walk and play areas both indoors and outside. All the farming experiences you could wish for, with the comforts of easy parking, a restaurant, gift shop and picnic area.
Visit the website or call 01451 850 307