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Enjoy / History & Heritage / Worcester

The Firs - Elgar Birthplace (NT)

The birthplace of Sir Edward Elgar is most definitely home to a "Land of Hope and Glory".

About this business

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Eat,shop,stay: Brand new Tea-room with outdoor area within the Visitor Centre (near car park). Elgar memorabilia and music for sale within the Tea-room. Picnic spaces around the Visitor Centre.Things to see and do: The Elgar Experience Exhibition, The Birthplace Cottage, Cottage garden and Visitor Centre.Dogs: Assistance dogs welcome throughout the property. Other dogs are welcome on leads within the visitor centre (except the tea-room) and the cottage garden, sorry not in birthplace cottage.After opening the Birthplace to the public in the 1930s, Carice had the garden redesigned, using a painting by John Chessell Buckler as her inspiration.Painted in 1856 only a year before Edward Elgar was born in the cottage, the painting shows the garden with an arch, standard roses near the house and two central paths all of which are still here today.

Address

Crown E Ln
Lower Broadheath
Upper Broadheath
Worcester
WR2 6RH Get directions

Facilities

The features of this venue

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    Baby Changing Facilities

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    Children Welcome

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    Disabled Access

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    On Site Catering

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    On site Parking

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    Pets Welcome

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    Picnic Site

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    Public Toilet

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