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

Worcester Markets
Angel Place


Mon 16 Jan 2017

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.

Stephen K Amos
Huntingdon Hall


Thu 19 Jan 2017

Globe-trotting laughter master Stephen K Amos returns with his new tour show.

Welly wanging at Brockhampton
Brockhampton Estate (National Trust)


Sat 21 - Sun 22 Jan 2017

Dig out your wellington boots and enjoy the fresh air of the countryside at Brockhampton Estate this winter. Let the children run free, climb a tree and have adventures. There are several walks available for all ages and abilities and don’t

Potter's Wheel Workshop - One Day
Eastnor Pottery


Fri 27 Jan 2017

Ever yearned to go ‘hands on’ with a potter’s wheel…or maybe you need to fine tune your technique? Whatever your experience, beginner or improver, this is the course for you.

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum


Tue 7 Feb 2017

Book for a guided tour of the geology, natural history and fine art collections in the underground stores of Worcester City Museum on Foregate Street, Worcester.

Amy Wadge
Swan Theatre


Thu 9 Feb 2017

European Arts Company returns with a hugely entertaining collection of classic one-act farces by Anton Chekhov, including The Evils of Tobacco, The Dimwit, The Bear, Swan Song and The Proposal.

Valentine Rose Workshop
Museum of Royal Worcester


Sat 11 Feb 2017

Valentine is just around the corner and so is our Valentine Rose Workshop!

Love Worcester
Worcester Cathedral


Sat 18 - Sat 25 Feb 2017

An exciting new exhibition telling the tragic story of Henry VIII's older brother through an interactive dramatized audio-tour in the Dean's Chapel.

Visitor examines a musket outside the Commandery
The Commandery


Sat 18 Feb 2017

The huge Living History in Worcester takes place at The Commandery on the 18th and 19th February 2017.

Sweet or Savoury
Jinney Ring Craft Centre


Tue 28 Feb 2017

Pancakes all day in the Farmhouse Restaurant

Local Tourism News


12 January 2017

Through 1957 to 1959 one man changed the face of music, revolutionising the meaning of Rock ‘N’ Roll – Buddy Holly.
This all new production for 2017, celebrates the Buddy Brilliance of an artist who shot straight into the limelight as soon as That’ll Be The Day hit the radio. Though his career was short, this one-man powerhouse gave the world a stack of hits that will never be forgotten.
Join Buddy Holly - A Legend Reborn to relive the Rockin’ 50s music scene with hits such as Peggy Sue, Oh Boy, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Words of Love, It’s So Easy, Rave On and many more.


7 December 2016

Following a fantastic opening year in 2015, Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show returns in 2017 delighting audiences and bringing the “Abba Party” to venues up and down the country.


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.


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.

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