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Visit Worcestershire


Welcome to the official Visit Worcestershire website - full of tourist information for Worcestershire for all the things you need to know to help plan day trips, short breaks or family holidays in Worcestershire - a beautiful West Midlands county.

You can explore the vast amount of attractions and things to see and do, enjoy the great outdoors including the beautiful countryside and the many waterways, discover more about the history and heritage of the area including; Worcester's part in the English Civil War, an array of historic houses and a steam railway. There is also plenty to do for the whole family and unique shopping experiences. The county is also renowned for its sports including premiership rugby, first division cricket, basketball and horse-racing fixtures.

Accommodation providers offer a mixture of facilities whatever your budget for holidays in Worcestershire, including country house hotels, B&B's, self catering, camping and caravanning sites.

Worcestershire is famous for its local Food and Drink Produce and it's not just the sauce. Pubs, Restaurants and Cafes across the county serve local food and drink produce ensuring an authentic Worcestershire experience.

You can also search for many Festivals and Events happening throughout the year.

Let Worcestershire Tourist Information help you make your holiday in Worcestershire perfect!

 
 

Exploring Worcestershire

Cinderella
Swan Theatre

Worcester

Mon 5 - Thu 8 Dec 2016

Once upon a time… Banished to the kitchen, life is just chores, chores and more chores for poor Cinderella, but things are about to change

Worcester Markets
Angel Place

Worcester

Wed 7 Dec 2016

General Market in Angel place on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday's with a fabulous mix of goods as well as fresh produce and street food.

The Dylan Project
Huntingdon Hall

Worcester

Thu 8 Dec 2016

“If the restlessly touring Dylan were not his own tribute band, this group could fill the post” Alan Franks, The Times

Breakfast with Santa
St. Peter's Garden Centre

Worcester

Sat 10 Dec 2016

CHILDREN’S BREAKFAST,GIFT AND A VISIT FROM SANTA.£9.99 PER CHILD Price includes a children’s cooked breakfast (Sausage, Bacon, Hash Brown, Beans) gift and a visit from Santa in the restaurant.

One of our many stallholders, Annalisa
Hartigan Arts

Malvern

Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec 2016

Free entry indoor Craft Fair with genuine professional and semi-professional artists and crafters. This craft fair is also the official permanent supplier of AEJ Malvern jewellery.

Christmas candles.
Brockhampton Estate (National Trust)

Worcester

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Get in to the festive spirit of Christmas with vocal harmony A Cappella singing in the Great Hall.

Hagley Hall at Christmas
Hagley Hall

Stourbridge

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Join us this Christmas for a little indulgence with friends or family, celebrate a special occasion or just get together for a delicious Afternoon Tea in the magnificent State rooms.

Teme Valley Market

Worcester

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Trading since October 1998, Teme Valley Market is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the country. Situated in the heart of the Worcestershire countryside alongside the River Teme, it is easily accessible with free parking.

Wassail Supper
Weston's Cider

Ledbury

Sat 7 Jan 2017

At The Bounds. Join us on Saturday 7th January for an apple celebration and wassail supper. Dancing will be at 6.30pm followed by a tourchlight procession into ancient cider orchards.

Local Tourism News

KING’S SCHOOL THANKS TO SPONSORS OF 475-ANNIVERSARY

2 December 2016

On Wednesday 7th December the King’s School Worcester Foundation will mark the 475th Anniversary of the Re-Foundation of the School, which took place in 1541, with a day of special events culminating with a firework display.

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN SENDS LEMURS LEAPING…

1 December 2016

Lemurs at West Midland Safari Park have been treated to their very own advent calendar, courtesy of some very special visitors!
As part of the Park’s annual Santa Safari event, Santa, Mrs Claus and their elf helpers have taken up residency in the Discovery Trail until Christmas Eve. Whilst Santa is occupied meeting all the boys and girls, Mrs Claus and the head elf have been busy making gifts for the animals and first on the ‘nice list’ were the Park’s troop of ring-tailed, red bellied and white-fronted brown lemurs.

A SIGN-IFICANT FIRST FOR THE SWAN THEATRE PANTOMIME!

29 November 2016

This year will mark a first for the Swan Theatre’s annual professional pantomime, as the Worcester Repertory Company will be staging their first ever signed performance.
The Worcester Repertory Company will be delighting audiences with a sparkling re-telling of one of the most magical of fairy-tales Cinderella this December, and this year they want to make sure that everyone can enjoy the magic of pantomime… cue the first BSL Interpreted pantomime performance in The Swan Theatre’s history.

WORCESTER CATHEDRAL NAMED IN FINAL PHASE OF GRANTS TO CATHEDRALS

29 November 2016

The final phase of a two year grants programme to English cathedrals, from First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund, for urgent repairs was announced yesterday.
Grants totalling £5,423,000 have been awarded to 24 Church of England and Catholic cathedrals for repairs including stained glass windows, stone pinnacles, and roofs as well as drainage and lighting.
As part of this latest grant which shows the governments support for Cathedrals and recognises the importance of these historic buildings as community hubs, Worcester Cathedral will receive £40,000 for damp investigation and remediation to the St George’s Chapel. The Chapel is where Worcester remembers local people who died in war. A memorial to local WWI hero Revd Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy (Woodbine Willie) is also in the St George Chapel.

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Festive Breaks at Stanbrook Abbey Hotel

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