The Royal Hop Pole, Tewkesbury

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About this hotel

This town-centre landmark is an amalgamation of historic buildings dating from the 15th and 18th century, known as The Royal Hop Pole. We have 28 individual bedrooms. All of our rooms are en suite and include tea- and coffee-making facilities, hair dryer, digital flat-screen television, iron and complimentary water. FREE Wi-Fi is available in the bar area.

We are an English Heritage hotel, and the detail inside reflects this. We have an undiscovered medieval hall upstairs, as well as a beautiful fireplace in the pub.



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Tewkesbury is in Gloucestershire, on the northwestern edge of the Cotswolds, within easy access of junction 9 of the M5 motorway. Follow the A438 (Ashchurch Road) into Tewkesbury and on to the A38 Church Street; we are just up the road from the tourist information centre. Ashchurch train station is the closest station to us, and a 10-minute journey on the 41 bus will drop you right in the town centre.


Residents’ parking is available at the rear of the hotel (please come to reception to pick up your free parking permit). There is also a coach park a short walk away.

Local transport

The bus station is a 15-minute walk from the hotel, with regular buses to Cheltenham and Gloucester. The closest train station is Ashchurch station – 10 minutes away by bus.

For private hire call 01684 298533 or 07815695970

Local attractions

Tewkesbury itself is an ancient settlement, at the meeting point of the rivers Severn and Avon, providing one of the best medieval townscapes in England today. The town and surrounding area are steeped in history, with a wealth of historic buildings and attractions to discover, as well as some simply stunning river-valley countryside, making the Cotswolds and Severn Vale one of the best-loved regions.

Stay-and-Play Golf Packages with The Royal Hop Pole hotel and Sherdons Golf Club

If you love golf as much as we do, then this is the perfect package for you!

Costs includes your night’s stay at The Royal Hop Pole hotel and an 18-hole game of golf at Sherdons Golf Club. Starting from just £50!

Please phone reception for full details and prices.


The International Horse Racing, Cheltenham – early December

Local brewery tours and talks
Meet at The Royal Hop Pole, with a free pint of selected local ale. Take a free bus trip to the selected local brewery to meet the brewer and have a guided tour to see how the ‘magic happens’; then, return to The Royal Hop Pole for a second free pint. All completely free!
This event is so popular that it fills within days and our current Wickwar week is fully booked! We are looking to hold our next brewery tour on 1 November and suggest phoning the hotel directly for more information.

National Heritage Week
This year’s national heritage week has been and gone, but no worries! You enjoyed our guided walks so much that we plan to commence with others at the beginning of March! Spaces will be limited, so we suggest phoning in the new year for more details.
Planning a day out for your local club, WI or school? Our heritage walks are not only a great day out, but a fantastic chance to learn about the history of The Royal Hop Pole and Tewkesbury itself! We are able to provide private tours for groups at a small fee per head. Please phone for more details.

Early July every year – Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
Europe’s biggest medieval festival lands every year in Tewkesbury, with battle re-enactments, stalls, beer festivals and shows – the town’s past really comes to life. If you are into your history and the past, this would be perfect for you.

Please contact the hotel for more details.

The Royal Hop Pole

94 Church Street
GL20 5RS
+44 (0)1684 274039
From £44

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  • Double from £69
  • Twin from £69
  • Family from £74
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