Tenbury Wells is a thriving market town on the River Teme surrounded by hop fields and cider apple orchards, reached by winding roads through rolling countryside and found in the most northern part of Worcestershire. You will find a style of living here that is a rarity, giving the opportunity to enjoy your surroundings at a pace to suit yourself.
Tenbury Wells Market
The lifestyle calendar on offer in Tenbury Wells is unique and includes annual events of the Holly and Mistletoe sales held on the Tuesdays before Christmas. Tenbury Beer Festival is held in September and visitors are welcome to taste local ales and ciders. Tenbury Countryside Show in August featuring livestock, horticultural classes, home crafts, horses, funfair and exhibits. Regular farmers markets are held in town where you can sample local ales, cheeses, pickles and ciders. If you have plenty of space in your calendar left there are a further abundance of activities on offer including Tenbury Wells Amateur Boxing Club, Bridge Club, Pilates Classes, Keep fit Classes, Swimming lessons, Cubs, Brownies, Scouts and Girl Guides Clubs, Bingo, Pony Club shows and many more. Tenbury Town Band practise twice a week and offer a warm welcome to new members. They have been established since 1983 and provide music at many of our local fetes, open days and shows.
The Regal cinema is built in an art deco style as well as showing films it also has a stage for amateur dramatic productions performed by our local society and more recently Comedy nights and prominent entertainers from the film and TV industry have been providing live shows.
Tenbury Wells Spa
Tenbury has a variety of architectural styles ranging from 16th Century to new. St Mary's Church is worth visiting found at the end of a winding path called Church Walk and there are several 17th century half-timbered buildings in the town, the most ornate is the Royal Oak, with the oldest probably being The Pembroke House. The Round Market was built for farmers’ wives to sell their cheese and milk on market days. Mineral Water wells that had been found in the Town from 1840 onwards brought about the building in 1862 of the now restored Tenbury Spa that has been described as "Chinese Gothic" and was designed by James Cranston of Birmingham.
Numerous public houses with accommodation and restaurants are spread along Teme Street and through the town giving an ample variety of choice to dine out or take away. An array of local shops run by independent traders including butchers, fish shop, hardware stores, gift shops, clothes shops and ceramics are to be located within the town. Also high street banks and a Post office can be found on Teme Street. There is a doctor’s surgery, dentists, vets practice, local garages and Tenbury Hospital is located on the outskirts of town.
Tenbury Wells - Royal Oak Hotel
There are many sports activities on offer including an 18 hole golf course at Cadmore Lodge, fishing in the River Teme, fishing Pools at Boraston, tennis, cricket, soccer, bowling clubs, rugby clubs and swimming in the local indoor pool and also having a fitness suite. There is also a town Library, Police Station, Fire Station, Tenbury Wells High School, Tenbury Wells Primary School and Burford Primary School. The major cities of Birmingham 36 miles and Worcester 23 miles away are supported by public transport links, Kidderminster is 18 miles, Hereford 25 miles, Ludlow 10 miles and the M5 motorway is 24 miles.