Tetbury Tourism

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Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. It lies on the site of an ancient hill fort, on which an Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded, probably by Ine of Wessex, in 681. The population of the parish was 5,250 in the 2001 census, increasing to 5,472 at the 2011 census. During the Middle Ages, Tetbury became an important market for Cotswold wool and yarn. The Tetbury Woolsack Races, Founded 1972, is an annual competition where participants must carry a 60-pound (27 kg) sack of wool up and down a steep hill (Gumstool Hill). The Tetbury Woolsack Races take place on the "late May Bank Holiday", the last Monday in May each year (27 May for 2013). Notable buildings in the town include the Market House, built in 1655 and the late-eighteenth century Gothic revival parish church of St Mary the Virgin and St Mary Magdalene and much of the rest of the town centre, dating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The Market House is a fine example of a Cotswold pillared market house and is still in use as a meeting place and market. Other attractions include the Police Bygones Museum. Chavenage House, Highgrove House and Westonbirt Arboretum lie just outside the town. Tetbury has won five consecutive Gold awards in the Regional "Heart of England in Bloom" competition in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and was category winner "Best Small Town" in 2008, 2009 and 2010. In 2010 Tetbury was Overall Winner of Heart of England in Bloom and won a Judges Discretionary Award for Community Achievement. Tetbury won Silver Gilt as a first-time entrant in the National Britain in Bloom Campaign in 2009 and a second Silver Gilt in Britain in Bloom in 2011. The Tetbury town crest features two dolphins.


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Facts and Stats for Tetbury*

  • Tetbury: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Tetbury for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tetbury.

    • Burglary and Theft 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.56 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
  • Living in Tetbury - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 48.04 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.94 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.47 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 110.08 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tetbury

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tetbury

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.87 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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