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

Paul Martin BBC Flog it
Croome (National Trust)

Worcester

Thu 26 May 2016

BBC Flog it comes to Croome

Worcester Markets
Angel Place

Worcester

Sat 28 May 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.

Malvern Walking Festival
Malvern Hills

Malvern

Sat 28 May - Sun 5 Jun 2016

Malvern Walking Festival - 9 Days of Themed Walks in Elgar Country

Small fingers working with the clay
Eastnor Pottery

Malvern

Wed 1 Jun 2016

Themed, pottery sessions for 4yrs &up. Clay modelling, potter’s wheel or work with coloured slip.

Broadway Arts Festival
Broadway Village

Broadway

Fri 3 - Sun 19 Jun 2016

The highly regarded biennial Broadway Arts festival will take place between 3rd-19th June 2016 with many events taking place inc open gardens, dinners, talks, concerts and exhibitions throughout 2015 and in the lead up to the festival.

Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway

Kidderminster

Sat 4 - Sun 5 Jun 2016

Our Food Festival has been enhanced to offer a range of tempting treats and gifts for the home and garden.

Joe Broughton
Huntingdon Hall

Worcester

Sat 4 Jun 2016

An entire festival in two hours! Over the last two years The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble has played major shows everywhere from The Royal Albert Hall to Fairport’s Cropredy Convention and Towersey and Shambala festivals.

Bat Walk
Forge Mill & Bordesley Abbey

Redditch

Sat 11 Jun 2016

Guided bat walk with Worcestershire Bat Group.

Throckmorton Airshow
Throckmorton Airfield

Pershore

Sat 11 Jun 2016

The UK’s largest military and emergency services show.

Teme Valley Market

Worcester

Sun 12 Jun 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.

Nadiya Hussain
Droitwich Spa Town Centre

Droitwich

Sat 18 - Sun 19 Jun 2016

The Droitwich Spa Food and Drink Festival is now in its fourth year and has grown rapidly to become one of the main events in the town and one of the UK’s premier food and drink festivals.

Upton Jazz Festival
Upton upon Severn Town Centre

Upton upon Severn

Thu 23 - Sun 26 Jun 2016

Celebrating the glorious sounds of Jazz - Upton Jazz: Thursday 23rd, Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2016

Mills and weir at Fladbury Walkabout
Fladbury Village

Pershore

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Jul 2016

Open Gardens and Flower Festival. Stalls, Live Music, Classic Cars, Entertainments, Attractions, Circus Skills (Sunday), Boat Trips and Refreshments. Fun Run (Sunday).

Tribute Night at Southcrest Manor Hotel
The Southcrest Manor Hotel

Redditch

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Jul 2016

MICHAEL BUBLE TRIBUTE NIGHT Buffet Dinner with a disco and live music from Jason Allen singing Michael Buble

Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester

Sat 23 - Sat 30 Jul 2016

The Three Choirs Festival is the oldest continuously running classical choral music festival in the world, rotating annually between Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester.

Dressed for Drama
Worcester Cathedral

Worcester

Mon 1 - Sat 6 Aug 2016

An exhibition of period costume from British TV and film, set in Worcester Cathedral's stunning 12th century Chapter House.

Ricky Cool
Jinney Ring Craft Centre

Bromsgrove

Fri 12 - Sun 14 Aug 2016

The 2016 festival will take place on the weekend of 12th August. Further details and line up will be announced soon.

Local Tourism News

GREAT WITLEY CHURCH

25 May 2016

Great Witley’s wonderful Baroque Church has now reopened to the public after being closed since the beginning of the year for major roof repairs.

'CHAPLIN'- THE CHARLIE CHAPLIN STORY

24 May 2016

Steven Arnold (best know for his long term “butcher’s son” character ‘Ashley Peacock’ in CORONATION STREET) stars as Charlie Chaplin’s brother in this heart-warming and hilarious musical about the first true British icon of Cinema.

MALVERN WALKING FESTIVAL 2016

23 May 2016

This is probably the best Malvern Walking Festival yet with 40 stunning walks over the 9 day period. Interest is very high with current bookings running at 22% high than the same time last year. Two of the longer, more strenuous walks are already fully booked but places remain on the remaining 38 walks.

OAK APPLE WEEKEND AT THE COMMANDERY

20 May 2016

Re-enactors, dancers and entertainers will bring Oak Apple Day to life at the historic Commandery in Worcester for the weekend of Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May (10-5pm Sat, 1.30-5pm Sun).

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Featured Accommodation

Dormy House Hotel

Dormy House Hotel

Broadway

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

Broadway

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

Worcester

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

Stanbrook Abbey in Spring

Stanbrook Abbey

Worcester

Set within 56 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 52 rooms

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