Top things to do

Gardens in Tetbury

Highgrove

The private residence of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, a mile southwest of Tetbury, is famous for its exquisite, sustainable, organic gardens, which include rows of shape-clipped yews and a 'carpet gar…
Church in Tetbury

Church of St Mary the Virgin & St Mary Magdalen

The Georgian Gothic Church of St Mary the Virgin & St Mary Magdalen has a towering spire (a 19th-century replica of the medieval original) and a wonderful interior, including its 18th-century dark-oak box pews a…
Homewares in Tetbury

Highgrove Shop

A flower-scented dream, this town-centre shop is the perfect spot to pick up candles, mugs, jams, treats, gardening trinkets and gorgeous homeware inspired by Prince Charles' sustainable gardens at nearby Highgrove.
Horse Racing in Tetbury

Festival of British Eventing

For three days in early August, Princess Anne's Gatcombe Park estate, 5 miles north of Tetbury, showcases the country’s premier horses in the three disciplines of show jumping, dressage and cross-country.
Sports in Tetbury

Woolsack Races

Believed to have originated in the 17th century, this nod to the past sees competitors race up and down a steep hill carrying a sack of wool. Central Tetbury is closed to traffic for the day.
Notable Building in Tetbury

Market House

Tetbury's 17th-century Market House, perched on stone pillars that seem to bulge under its weight, stands on the central market square. Markets take place every Wednesday and Saturday.