From medieval cottages to Georgian Gothic gems, Tetbury is an unspoilt town of stunning buildings and numerous antique shops. Once a prosperous wool-trading centre, Tetbury has managed to preserve most of its architectural heritage and is well worth a wander. A row of gorgeous medieval weavers’ cottages lines the steep hill at Chipping Steps and lead up to the Chipping, which is surrounded by graceful 17th- and 18th-century town houses. From here, it’s a short stroll to Market Sq, where the 17th-century Market House stands as if on stilts. Close by, the Georgian Gothic Church of St Mary the Virgin has a towering spire and wonderful interior.
Just south of Tetbury is the National Arboretum (
The friendly tourist office (