Chavenage House, near Tetbury was a Filming location for the BBC's 'Lark Rise to Candleford' and 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles'.
Walk around the Town - The town has many historic listed
buildings in several Cotswold styles. Gumstool Hill is nearby -
famous for the woolsack races.
St. Mary's church on the outskirts of the town has the fourth
highest Spire in England.
Antique Shopping - Antique shops (about 25) are Tetbury's
main contribution to tourism with most located in Long Street and
the rest in Church Street or New Church Street.
Market House - This building is Tetbury's distinguishing secular
feature and is the best survival of a pilloried market house in
England. A general market takes place here every Wednesday and
a Women's Institute market on Friday mornings.
Police Museum - The museum in Long Street shares the building
with the council offices. It can be visited on weekdays only between
10am and 3pm. For more information - www.tetbury.org/police-museum/
Ramble along the Rail Lands - The rail land park and country walk
was created in 2002 along the line of the former railway between
Kemble junction and Tetbury. The country walk runs between Wiltshire
Bridge, close to the town centre, and Preston Park. There are wooded
areas, colourful planted sections in season, and picnic spots.
There is now a vibrant and busy Arts Centre in the beautifully restored Goods Shed and, along the Tetbury Trail, there are open air exercise stations with fitness equipment, bikes to hire and a great cafe. A very popular Saturday morning Parkrun is newly established too.
Westonbirt Arboretum - The National Arboretum, is located three miles from the traditional Cotswolds market town of Tetbury.
Westonbirt is an historic, Victorian picturesque landscape and an internationally important tree and shrub collection. It is managed by the Forestry Commission.
Woolsack Races - at Gumstool Hill on Springbank Holiday Monday. Teams race each other as they carry a 65lb bale of wool from the market square and back again.
Highgrove Gardens - 23,000 people visit the gardens each year, and there is a two-year waiting list. Home Farm, at Highgrove, supplies organic vegetable boxes to 140 local families.
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, at the opening of Highgrove shop on
Tetbury High Street (March 2008) that will sell produce from the gardens of their Highgrove estate.