Things to do, accommodation and places to eat in Worcestershire

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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

Coope Boyes and Simpson
Huntingdon Hall


Thu 27 Oct 2016

“Inspired. Barbed lyrics, a wide pitch range and thrilling bass sonorities swapped between all three. If there were such a thing as postmodern folk music, this might be it.” The Guardian

Croome After Dark
Croome (National Trust)


Thu 27 Oct 2016

Croome after Dark. Go on a night time walk with members of our team round the park at Croome … you’ll see Croome in a different light.

Halloween crafts at The Commandery
The Commandery


Tue 25 - Fri 28 Oct 2016

Spooky fun at The Commandery with family fun presentations and activities celebrating Halloween past and present. Craft £2 per child. Suitable for 7+ years.

Hallowe'en at Brockhampton.
Brockhampton Estate (National Trust)


Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct 2016

Join us to discover the gruesome medieval origins of Hallowe'en.

Worcester Markets
Angel Place


Sat 29 Oct 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.

One of our many stallholders, Annalisa
Hartigan Arts


Sat 29 - Sun 30 Oct 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.

Halloween Drive-In


Sun 30 Oct 2016

Horror movie fans will have something to sink their teeth into this Halloween when Artrix in Bromsgrove hosts a Drive-In screening of Blade on 30th October

Steward's Chemist Shop
Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum


Tue 1 Nov 2016

On the first Tuesday of each month the doors of Steward's Chemist Shop within Worcester City Museum will be open.

Skilled Hands from a Potter's Wheel Workshop
Eastnor Pottery


Sat 5 - Sun 6 Nov 2016

Spend a relaxing weekend making pots on the potter’s wheel.

Sixways Stadium
Sixways Stadium


Thu 10 Nov 2016

Our ethos is to bring together key buyers, industry experts and senior decision makers for a single event that allows them to meet, make meaningful contacts and create genuine business opportunities.

Teme Valley Market


Sun 13 Nov 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.

Christmas Fayre
Worcester High Street


Thu 24 - Sun 27 Nov 2016

Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre is the leading Victorian-themed street market in the West Midlands and is the perfect way to begin your seasonal preparations and celebrations.

Breakfast with Santa
St. Peter's Garden Centre


Sat 3 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.

Local Tourism News


17 October 2016

The judges of Worcester Cathedral’s King John Portrait Competition –Sara Hayward RCA, Francesca Currie (portrait artist) and Philip Leach (Actor, playing King John in Shakespeare’ s King John) – found it difficult to choose between the 60 excellent new portraits forming an exciting new King John portrait exhibition the cathedral.


16 October 2016

After many years of neglect, an urn which was erected as a memorial to George William 6th Earl of Coventry, will once again proudly stand in the parkland at Croome, near Worcester.


13 October 2016

To celebrate the spookiest of seasons, West Midland Safari Park has been treating its furry, feathered and slippery residents with some peculiar pumpkin enrichment.


12 October 2016

Worcester Cathedral is one of very few places outside Westminster Abbey and Windsor, to house the tomb of an English monarch since the Norman Conquest. It was the specific request of King John to be buried at Worcester, a place for which he had great affection, as stipulated in his will written shortly before his death in October 1216. The cathedral still holds the original copy of his will.

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Festive Breaks at Stanbrook Abbey Hotel

Featured Accommodation

Dormy House Hotel

Dormy House Hotel


The 17th Century Dormy House Hotel is set high in the rolling Cotswold countryside between the picturesque villages of Broadway and Chipping Campden.

Hotel with 38 rooms, £250-£490 prpnb

The Fish Hotel

The Fish Hotel


Contemporary country style with a splash of Scandi design inspiration. The Fish’s 47 bedrooms are easy on the eye and soothing to the soul…

Guest Accommodation with 47 rooms, £125 pppnb, £125 prpnb

Brides Manor at Stanbrook Abbey

Brides Manor at Stanbrook Abbey Hotel


Stanbrook Abbey is an iconic former monastery nestled in 21 acres of Worcestershire countryside which has now been converted to a luxury wedding and conference venue.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £700 pupn sleeps 10

Sister Charlottes

Stanbrook Abbey Hotel


Set within 30 acres of stunning grounds, an extensive but sympathetic refurbishment has made the Abbey the amazing venue it is today. It is full of exquisite features designed for relaxation and comfort.

Hotel with 56 rooms


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