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

Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Cathedral


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.

Worcester Markets
Angel Place


Sat 30 Jul 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 30 - Sun 31 Jul 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.

Croome (National Trust)


Sun 31 Jul 2016

An Archery GB qualified instructor will show you how to shoot a 'Recurve Bow' with as much time spent shooting arrows as possible. All bows, arrows and safety equipment are supplied.

Dressed for Drama
Worcester Cathedral


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.

A girl drawing on the drawing wall
Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum


Mon 1 Aug 2016

This special workshop is inspired by our summer exhibition 'Pirates Pants and Wellyphants - the Illustrated World of Nick Sharratt'.

Skilled Hands from a Potter's Wheel Workshop
Eastnor Pottery


Thu 4 - Fri 5 Aug 2016

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

Romans and Ancient Britons
Forge Mill & Bordesley Abbey


Sat 6 - Sun 7 Aug 2016

An event day to complement the 'WAY OF THE WARRIOR' exhibition at Forge Mill, featuring Roman and Ancient Briton combat re-enactors.

Weavers Gallery


Mon 8 - Sun 14 Aug 2016

They are two local artists with diverse styles and approach to their art hence the title of the show

Webbs, Wychbold, Garden Centre


Tue 9 - Sun 14 Aug 2016

Roll up, roll up, the circus returns to Webbs, Wychbold this summer with a fantastic new show. Circus shows are very popular, book online at www.webbs.co.uk, or purchase in store.

Ricky Cool
Jinney Ring Craft Centre


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.

Behind the Scenes
Museum of Royal Worcester


Sat 13 Aug 2016

Be introduced to the rich history of Royal Worcester by Worcester Porcelain enthusiast Jane Tudge.

History Comes Alive 2015
Spetchley Park Gardens


Sat 13 - Sun 14 Aug 2016

History comes alive - from the Vikings to World War II

Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway


Sat 13 Aug 2016

A new event for 2016 showcasing the very best of steam on the road, and steam on the rails!

Teme Valley Market


Sun 14 Aug 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.

Ben Parker
Huntingdon Hall


Mon 15 Aug 2016

Swan Theatre poet-in-residence Ben Parker is hosting this Worcester Festival open mic night. Come along and read some of your own work, or just listen and enjoy a varied and exciting evening of poetry.

The Second Best Bed
Swan Theatre


Thu 18 Aug 2016

When Shakespeare died, he famously left his wife Anne only one thing… the second best bed.

Civil War Reenactors
The Commandery


Sat 27 - Mon 29 Aug 2016

How did it feel to be an eye-witness on that fateful day in 1651? Experience life as a civilian during the Battle of Worcester and hear horrifying accounts from the Civil War battlefield in one of Worcester's most historic buildings.

Brockhampton Great Hall.
Brockhampton Estate (National Trust)


Sun 28 Aug 2016

Join us for an afternoon of ancient music in the great hall in a lovely historic setting. Imagine what life was like for the Lords of the manor as the rooms are filled by the sound of these historic instruments.

Local Tourism News


25 July 2016

Blunderbus theatre are bringing their acclaimed family theatre production of Dotty the Dragon to Hartlebury Castle on Thursday 25th August.
Using songs and puppetry to delight and enchant, Dotty the Dragon is the perfect way to introduce children to the magic of theatre. The performance starts at 3.30pm and promises plenty of surprises along the way, so pack a picnic and get ready to follow the adventures of Dotty the baby Fire Dragon as she goes on a journey to make friends.


25 July 2016

Hogarths Stone Manor, near Kidderminster is continuing its series of special events to celebrate Visit England’s Year of the English Garden with a family Garden Festival on Sunday, 14th August. The newly refurbished, Tudor-style hotel is set in 27 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, giving lots of space for a great fun day out and a range of activities for all ages.


22 July 2016

Elgar’s music is woven into Worcestershire, with pieces such as ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ and ‘Enigma Variations’ still capturing the public’s interest.


21 July 2016

Upton Blues Festival 2016 was an absolute blast. With more visitors, more campers, more bands and just more of everything, even the weather came good to give 20,000+ visitors to the riverside town the weekend of the year.

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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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