Tewkesbury Abbey Tower is the largest Norman tower in the world (by area), it offers outstanding views of the Town and countryside around and with just 200 steps to climb is manageable by most, the tour takes about 45 minutes, see photos below.
Abbey Tower Tours are available every day during a couple of summer months (see above), it's advisable to phone and check for cancellations (number above office hours). Tickets available from the Abbey Shop inside the Abbey (left hand side), see safety information further down.
The tour offers some adventure, especially for children, as it goes through secret spaces within the Abbey, see below.
Safety Information: Only children over 8 with one adult per child may go on the tour. The tour may not be suitable for the less able or those with health conditions, sensible shoes should be worn, parts of the tour have low level lighting and go through confined spaces with little head room. No Smoking.
Car Parking is available a short walk away, please look for car park signs near the Abbey or click the button above to view the Location Map.