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Worcestershire is a great place to step back in time to a bygone era and cherish the delights of days gone by.

There are a great selection of Historic Houses and sites to explore across the county as well as various Museums depicting its history. There is a selection of churches scattered across Worcestershire telling of its religious history, one example being Great Witley Parish Church, with the most stunning interior of any Baroque church in England.

For those that prefer to soak up the scenery, you can take a journey on Britain’s premier steam railway, which provides some of the best riverside views in the country as it winds its way alongside the River Severn.

Worcester itself is a great picture of the old and the new: the city’s busy high street is situated only a short walk away from the Cathedral and the Commandery, where you can hear stories of inhabitants going back seven centuries.

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  • Kidderminster

    Take an exciting steam train ride along the Severn Valley Railway's scenic 16-mile span from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth. Explore historic stations, enjoy interactive exhibitions, experience fantastic events and much more!
  • Kidderminster

    Take an exciting steam train ride along the Severn Valley Railway's scenic 16-mile span from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth. Explore historic stations, enjoy interactive exhibitions, experience fantastic events and much more!
  • Kidderminster

    Take an exciting steam train ride along the Severn Valley Railway's scenic 16-mile span from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth. Explore historic stations, enjoy interactive exhibitions, experience fantastic events and much more!
  • Worcester

    This 'Capability' Brown landscape has acres of parkland waiting to be discovered. Explore Croome Court which stands proudly at it's heart or visit our restored wartime buildings now a RAF museum and Visitor Centre with children's play areas.
  • Ledbury

    Westons Cider is situated in the Herefordshire countryside on the A449 between Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye. Guided Mill Tours at 11.00am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm daily. Cider Shop open daily. Free Parking, Free Play Park.
  • Worcester

    Explore the lost history of a house and city when you visit this beautiful example of Tudor architecture and discover how it has adapted and changed over the centuries from a home for weavers to an ARP office, via tavern and coffee shop!
  • Worcester

    Three hundred years of Worcestershire's social and Masonic history in ceramics, medals, coins, books, photographs and bric a brac.
  • Worcester

    This church is one of 340 cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust - the national charity protecting historic churches at risk. For more details about all our churches, see visitchurches.org.uk.
  • Worcester

    This church is one of 340 cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust - the national charity protecting historic churches at risk. For more details about all our churches, see visitchurches.org.uk.
  • The Elgar Birthplace Museum offers a fascinating insight into the life and music, family and friends, and musical inspirations of Sir Edward Elgar.
  • Broadway

    William Morris used this extraordinary Folly on the Cotswold Ridge. You too can enjoy its spectacular views, architecture and setting.
  • Worcester

    Greyfriars is a beautiful timber-framed Merchant's house built in 1480 and saved from demolition in the 1940's.
  • Worcester

    A ‘Capability’ Brown landscape with acres of parkland waiting to be discovered. Explore Croome Court which stands proudly at it’s heart or visit our restored wartime buildings now a RAF museum and Visitor Centre.
  • Upton upon Severn

    Upton past & present, exhibits of local history. Ceramics, clothes, photos etc. "Staffordshire Blue" and local pottery. Lovely garden. Educational - schools welcome. Pre-booked coach parties (50 people at a time).
  • Grade 1 listed Guildhall/townhall c. 1721 designed by local architect Thomas White. Restored 1878 under the direction of Sir George Gilbert Scott.

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