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


Sat 1 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 1 - Sun 2 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.

Eastnor Pottery Potter's Wheel Workshop Group Demo
Eastnor Pottery


Sat 1 Oct 2016

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.

An Unhealthy Cure
Swan Theatre


Tue 27 Sep - Sat 1 Oct 2016

Every year the world spends billions of pounds trying to cure Cancer. But what happens when we do?

RAF at Croome
Croome (National Trust)


Sun 2 Oct 2016

Join our tour guide who will show you where in 1940, a substantial part of Croome Park was requisitioned for the building of a new airfield, known as RAF Defford.

Steward's Chemist Shop
Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum


Tue 4 Oct 2016

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

Huntingdon Hall


Fri 7 Oct 2016

Melanie, who became the voice of an era in one magical instant onstage at Woodstock, has been putting the pieces in order.

Brockhampton apple harvest.
Brockhampton Estate (National Trust)


Sun 9 Oct 2016

Join us for the apple harvest with the Little Cider Press Company. Press traditional apple varieties harvested from the estate orchards. Press the apples into cider to take home and brew into delicious Herefordshire cider.

Teme Valley Market


Sun 9 Oct 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.

College Hall


Sat 15 Oct 2016

Green Men & Griffins Conference: a celebration of St John's Walk, Hereford Cathedral

Wedding Open Day
Manor Hill House


Sun 16 Oct 2016

Find out more about weddings at Manor Hill House by joining our team and some of our suppliers on Sunday October 16th from 12pm until 4pm

Magna Carta
Worcester Cathedral


Tue 18 Oct 2016

Shakespeare's 'King John'

Apple Pressing at The Commandery
The Commandery


Sat 22 Oct 2016

Bring apples or pears from your own trees and get them pressed into juice in the beautiful Commandery courtyard. Please bring your own clean bottles or containers.

Local Tourism News


27 September 2016

Staff at West Midland Safari Park are on the look out for budding wildlife photographers and artists, to enter their Safari Photographer and Artist of the Year competitions.
The competitions are open to all ages and abilities and include a variety of categories for artists and photographers to enter, with a chance of winning some amazing prizes.
Up for grabs for the lucky winners are prizes including iPads, VIP Animal Experiences, Annual Passes and admission passes. All shortlisted entries will be displayed at an exhibition at the Park during weekends in January 2017.


22 September 2016

West Midland Safari Park is getting ready to host its annual Spooky Spectacular event and this year there are two thrilling new attractions for guests to experience.
The annual, month-long festival starts on 1 October and includes a brand new, spine-tingling adventure named ‘Dino Quest’. Daring explorers will have to make their way around Land of the Living Dinosaurs, searching for the missing dinosaur.


22 September 2016

Household objects that come to life, animals with supernatural powers, wicked demons and the vengeful spirits of cruelly-wronged women…Tales of the supernatural have long been represented in Japanese art and literature – carved as sculptures, depicted in prints and paintings, and dramatized for the Kabuki theatre. This talk will take a peek at the spooky world of ghostly beings depicted the current exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum Broadway: Japanese Ghosts and Demons.


21 September 2016

Every year the world spends billions of pounds trying to cure cancer. We are closer to finding the cure than ever before. But what happens when we do? Will the world rejoice or will politics and fear soon dampen the celebrations?

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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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