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War of The Roses - Tewkesbury Park

Experience A Little Piece of the War of Roses, With

Tewkesbury Park

June 2017 -The historic town of Tewkesbury and the surrounds is an Aladdin's Cave when it comes to history and antiques. And from June onwards, the area takes on a notable difference when locals produce and display medieval banners outside their premises in readiness for the town's annual highlight - the War of the Roses Festival. To celebrate, Tewkesbury Park, set in 163 acres and overlooking the famous site of the War of the Roses - 1471 Battle of Tewkesbury, has created a Roses Experience to celebrate the very symbol that helped put Tewkesbury on the map.

The Roses Breakaway includes:

  • Two nights' accommodation including breakfast

  • One three-course evening meal served with a bottle of Comte de Provence Rosé

  • Tickets to Sudeley Castle & the Queens' Garden - best known for its stunning display of over 70 varieties of roses

  • Traditional Afternoon tea for two

  • One English Garden Spa Treatment - a wild rose body scrub with rose massage candle (one treatment per room)

Available until 1stAugust and priced from £375 per room and based on double occupancy

Believed to be the biggest European medieval festival,this year, the festival takes place 8th& 9thJuly '17. The highlightis a re-enactment of the Battle of Tewkesbury, which takes place on the original site of the 1471 battlefield - the lower field of Tewkesbury Park. Many of the participants including wives and children live as a medieval army in authentic medieval encampments for the whole weekend. The event features a wide range of period entertainment, including music, dance and drama as well as a collection of fascinating characters from the past - 

Sudeley Castle & Gardens has played an important role in England's history for over 1,000 years.  The castle is surrounded by a breathtaking 1,200-acre estate and ten gardens.  The centerpiece is the Queens' Garden, so named because four of England's queens - Anne Boleyn, Katherine Parr, Lady Jane Grey and Elizabeth I - once walked upon the original Tudor Parterre. Nowadays, the garden boasts over 70 varieties of roses.


Note to Editors:On the hotel's doorstep is the historic town of Tewkesbury - home to Tewkesbury Abbey. From the Abbey, one can wonder around Barton and Church Street to find an eclectic mix of vintage and antique shops, galleries and traditional tea rooms. Further along the medieval buildings you'll discover secret alleyways, museums and The Heritage Centre ensuring the area is a real Aladdin's cave for lovers of medieval history, so besides the hotel, the destination is a great one for a weekend away. 

Tewkesbury Park has an 18-hole par 73 parkland golf course, academy course, practice range, putting green, pro shop and squash and tennis courts. A fully-equipped Health Club has an excellent gym, indoor swimming pool sauna and steam room. Tewkesbury Park is only five minutes from M5 junction nine, on the doorstep of Tewkesbury and within easy reach of Cheltenham, Gloucester and Worcester.

For information and reservations, please call01684 272300, or, or further press information, please contact Sally Firth on 07956 939915, or 01256 279936,