Hidden Gems with - @Worcester_mommy

This weeks ‘Sunday Read’ comes from our lovely local Mommy Blogger Laura Cartwright.

Laura blogs on Mum life and loves her hometown of Worcester, so for tips on things to do with the kids in and around the County and while at home.

Laura started the Worcester_Mommy when her eldest son started nursery and the blog brings together Laura’s love of photography, writing, cooking and getting out and about with her family.

This week, she is sharing with us her favourite hidden gem – enjoy.

Spetchley Park Gardens or for us – Worcester’s best kept secret. A hidden gem outside of the city on the A44. It’s opening runs from April to September and if you visit regularly you can see the beautiful gardens change, flourish and change colour from season to season.

There is lots of open space which you can enjoy in a safe manor and a large lake to walk around with resident ducks, geese and swans. My children love finding the dens under certain trees and spotting bugs. I sometimes give my son my phone and he takes photos of the flowers, birds and insects that he likes. 

During the current situation you can visit here and feel totally safe. The reception is set up with screens, there are sanitiser stations and the cafe is set up outside with social distancing measures in place. The Granary cafe serves delicious homemade cakes such as brownies, lemon drizzle, red velvet cake as well as hot drinks. You can also order picnic hampers on arrival at reception and collect at a time to suit you which is perfect.

 

A few weeks ago we visited and decided to buy an annual family pass which cost £50 for two adults and two children. If you want to visit for the day adults are £8 and children £3.50. Under 3s are free. A daily family ticket is £19 that’s why we thought the annual pass was such good value and we are looking forward to making the most of it over the next few months.

During the current situation you can visit here and feel totally safe. The reception is set up with screens, there are sanitiser stations and the cafe is set up outside with social distancing measures in place. The Granary cafe serves delicious homemade cakes such as brownies, lemon drizzle, red velvet cake as well as hot drinks. You can also order picnic hampers on arrival at reception and collect at a time to suit you which is perfect.

 

A few weeks ago we visited and decided to buy an annual family pass which cost £50 for two adults and two children. If you want to visit for the day adults are £8 and children £3.50. Under 3s are free. A daily family ticket is £19 that’s why we thought the annual pass was such good value and we are looking forward to making the most of it over the next few months.

During the year Spetchley host’s themed trails for children which is how we initially found them a few years ago. The spooky Halloween trail has become a bit of a tradition for us.

A great day out for all the family. Lovers of flowers, open space and good slice of cake – what more can you ask for”.

Current opening times 10:30am- 5pm Wednesday-Sunday. 

For more information about the Gardens visit the Spetchley Gardens website

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