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Worcestershire

A county brimming with history, food, drink and home to one of Britain's loveliest cathedrals

Welcome to Worcestershire!

Worcestershire offers many attractions with the added benefit that it is easy and compact to navigate whether your destination is town, city or countryside. The county offers history, heritage, independent shops, eateries and inviting pubs which help to retain its charm and character.  Worcestershire also has great modern shopping, restaurants, arts and culture, and some of the best places to stay in the country.

The region offers many attractions, historic houses and gardens so finding something to do is so easy. Worcester Cathedral is one of England’s loveliest cathedrals, resting beside the River Severn which cuts through the heart of the city. Explore the royal tombs of King John and Prince Arthur, medieval cloisters, ancient crypt and chapter house, and magnificent Victorian-stained glass. This western county played an important role in the history of England. The Commandery, famous for being the Royalist Headquarters during the deciding battle of the English Civil War, brings Worcester’s Civil War Story to life.

Worcestershire has a long association with food and drink. The Vale of Evesham is known as the fruit and vegetable basket of England and you can enjoy varied and top-notch cuisine throughout the region. This romantic county also boasts some lovely countryside. The Malvern Hills are ripe for exploring for walkers and just as much fun can be had exploring All Things Wild if you’re visiting with the family.

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