Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England

Tewkesbury Abbey

Tewkesbury Battlefield

The Battle of Tewkesbury took place on 4th May 1471, and become a bloody and decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses.


At the site of the battle, people have reported seeing a soldier in medieval armour riding on horseback, sounds of a skirmish and hands feeling very cold.


Pictured left is a re-enactment of the Battle of Tewkesbury courtesy of Antony Stanley.


For further information on the Battle of Tewkesbury, please visit:



For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Richard Jones.


Visitor Information

Tewkesbury is a town in Gloucestershire, England.

It stands at the confluence of the River Severn and the River Avon.

Pictured left is Tewkesbury Abbey courtesy of Saffron Blaze. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.