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Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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A former Benedictine monastery with the largest Romanesque crossing tower in all of Europe, Tewkesbury Abbey is the second largest parish church in the country. Of the church’s three spectacular organs, the most notable is the Milton Organ installed in the 18th century, while the most practical is the Elliot chamber organ of 1812, mounted on a movable platform. Attend a morning service to listen to the acoustics and enjoy a parish breakfast following the ceremony. Photography is restricted in the abbey. Arrange to visit Tewkesbury Abbey and other attractions in Tewkesbury using our Tewkesbury vacation planner.
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  • This is a must a beautiful and peaceful place to visit. There is no fixed charge, you may donate what you can afford so everyone may enter this wonderful building. 
  • It is like stepping back in time. A wonderful abbey in an English town. The architecture and stained glass windows are breath-taking. 
  • Beautiful Abbey, we could have spent hours there. They even welcome dogs which was fantastic for us. Only downside was that we then went to the cafe for a cuppa but it had closed seems to close early ...  read more »
  • My most extrodinary vist to the real old country in the summer of 1983.
  • very very impressive indeed. Must visit.
  • This is a perfect example of 12th Century Norman abbey. It's set right in the centre of the small city, and flanked by numerous Tudor buildings. If you're in the area it really should be visited.
  • Stunning building! More or less full access, although free all they ask for is a £5 donation. It's only £2 for a photo licence from the shop. Just incredible building with so much history.
  • A beautiful attraction in a lovely location
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