Tourist Information on this website is provided by the independent Tenbury Wells Tourism Group. The Group, which is wholly voluntary and relies on local people, was formed in 1983. We ran an independent Tourist Information Centre in Tenbury Wells until 2005, when our grant ended. A new Council-led Tourist Information Centre opened in Tenbury Wells in 2006, with European funding, but we are independent of this.

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TOURISM INFORMATION IN TENBURY WELLS!

There are several places in Tenbury and Burford that have tourist information; where to go partly depends on the time of day and day of the week as these outlets have differing opening hours/days. Opening hours can (and do) change, so check before making a special trip, especially at (or immediately after) Bank Holidays.

Tourist Information Centre 47 Teme St (at the front of the Regal Cinema). Opening hours vary, you can ring 01584 810136 to check.

Temeside House (opposite Lloyds Bank, on Teme Street, on the left after the bridge over the River Teme, if you come into Tenbury over the main bridge, from the A456). Normally this is open Monday to Thursday, plus Friday morning (but may close for lunch). A small selection of Tourism literature can be found in the front foyer. This building is the old Tenbury workhouse, so is worth a look anyway, if you are interested in social history - click here for more details. Temeside House is also the home of Tenbury Town Council. The famous mistletoe sales are held on the car pack behind Temeside House. In the car park you can also see the old infirmary.

Library and Information Centre - in the middle of the main street, near the pedestrian lights - look out for the big clock! This has a selection of leaflets plus details of local events and societies. It also has timetables and can check bus and train times using the internet. It also offers public internet access (available to visitors, not just residents). Normally open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, but openings vary at Bank Holidays and it closes during lunchtime on Saturdays.

Pump Rooms - these can be hard to find as there are no signs from the road. However, they are between the Crow Inn and the swimming pool. If you can't find them, ask almost anyone, or ask at the library or Tourist Information Centre. Open all year, 9am to 1pm, Monday to Friday, plus most afternoons - sometimes closed at lunch time. Ring the Tourist Information Centre if you want to check. There is a small selection of tourist information in the foyer. The building itself is certainly worth a look - see lower down this page for more details!

Swan Garage - on the main A456, in Burford. This has a small tourist information point in the petrol station shop. Useful as it is open longer hours and on Sundays.

Tenbury Wells is situated at the heart of the Teme Valley, where three counties come together, making this area an excellent base from which to explore Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire. Tenbury Wells (in Worcestershire) is connected to neighbouring Burford (in Shropshire) by the historic Teme Bridge.

The River Teme separates Tenbury Wells from Burford Tenbury's Pump Rooms
River Teme at Tenbury Wells The Pump Rooms
Built in 1862, the eccentric Pump Rooms now house the town's register office.
This picture shows the view looking east from the Teme Bridge, which is itself a scheduled ancient monument. Centuries ago, the townspeople were obliged to break down part of this bridge, if the Welsh invaded!

Tenbury Wells is surrounded by largely unspoilt countryside, but bigger towns such as Ludlow, Leominster, Bewdley and Kidderminster are all within easy reach, as are the cities of Worcester and Hereford. The are also many attractions, including National Trust and English Heritage properties, to visit within less than an hour's drive. The Severn Valley Railway is easily reached, as is the West Midland Safari Park.

For a general overview of Tenbury Wells, courtesy of local jeweller J H Berry, click here.

The Pump Rooms are usually open Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm, as well as some afternoons, but times vary.
Admission is free and you can take a look at the well that the Pump Rooms developed around (no wheelchair access, unfortunately). The well is in the base of the Well Tower, if you can't find it, just ask a member of staff for assistance.

Tourism Information by phone
Tourist Information Centre: 01584 810136 (seasonal).
Tenbury Library: 01584 810285 (closed Wednesdays, Sundays, and Saturday lunch).
Town Council 01584 810118 (closed Saturdays, Sundays, Friday afternoons, and lunchtimes).

Tourism Information by post: Tenbury Wells Tourism Group, PO Box 11, Tenbury Wells, WR15 8YP. Please enclose an SAE.

Tourism Information by email: TenburyWellsTourismGroup'at'yahoo.co.uk (replace 'at' with @ to make this email address work).

There are so many things to see and do - click here for things to see and do within a 40 mile radius of Tenbury Wells.

If taking a weekday trip to Tenbury, why not come on a Tuesday morning so you can visit our Tuesday Markets? If you can't make it on a Tuesday, there is also a smaller market, in the Round Market, on a Friday morning.
Click here for details.

Here are some pictures of the Pump Rooms - for details of their history, click here.

Pump Rooms - exterior Pump Rooms - interior

What did the Pump Rooms looked like before they were restored in the late 1990s? To find out, click here.

Also, do pop in and see Burford House Gardens - the home of the National Clematis collection!

If you'd like to take a look at Tenbury's pubs, - click here.

Blast from the past. Tenbury even had a railway station, until Beeching took his axe to it about 40 years ago! For a taste of the old days, click here.

For links to places to visit, click here

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