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Hat Shop, Out of the Hat

Hat Shop, Out of the Hat, 100 Church Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 5AB View on map

Grade II* listed building with a 17th century timber framed façade. Its proportions, with deep eaves and hipped roof, are influenced by the Dutch inspired classicism of the mid-17th century. It has had various uses and had been vacant for a number of years before being purchased and repaired by Tewkesbury Borough Council. Now restored and renovated, it houses a Tourist Information Centre on the ground floor. The two upper storeys incorporate interactive displays and information to allow visitors to contemplate the life of a 17th century glove maker and the history of Tewkesbury through the ages.


Opening Arrangements

Summer (April - October): Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm. Winter (November - March: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 10am - 4pm.


In the centre of Tewkesbury, opposite the war memorial. Rail: Ashchurch (2 miles). Bus: Stagecoach No. 41 or 71.

Parking Spaces


5 minute walk to the nearest public car park.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes