Worcester City Centre
City Centre, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2EY
Retail, leisure and event area in Worcester city centre including High Street, Broad Street, Angel Place, Pump Street, The Shambles, Friar Street, Charles Street, New Street, Cornmarket and Mealcheapen Street.
Worcester is a beautiful Cathedral and University City on the banks of the River Severn, in the heart of England. Close to the Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds and with easy access from the M5 it is packed with heritage and its vibrant, compact centre combines quintessential English charm with modern convenience.
Worcester – an ancient city with a modern outlook and principal location in the historic county of Worcestershire. From its earliest beginnings as a settlement in the Ironage period, through its industrial and commercial development to the current day, Worcester is awash with heritage both inside the city boundaries and beyond.
Worcester is famed across the world for its beautiful porcelain and piquant Worcestershire Sauce. The modern city also offers a unique shopping experience. It mixes the very best of the UK’s national chains (House of Fraser, Primark, Marks & Spencer, Next, H&M, Jack Wills and many others) with an unrivalled choice of one-off independent retailers found only at the heart of this world-famous city.
Worcester has a great cultural and leisure offer to suit all tastes. From live theatre and music at Worcester’s Swan Theatre and Huntingdon Hall, and regular concerts in the city’s beautiful Cathedral to live gigs in a number of the pubs and clubs around the city centre, as well as two multi-screen cinemas.
When it comes to sport, Worcester is the envy of most towns and cities in the UK as a result of its variety of top class clubs and venues.
On the edge of the city with great links to the M5, Sixways is the home to Premiership rugby union side the Worcester Warriors.
Worcestershire County Cricket Club play their games at one of the most picturesque grounds in the world, New Road. With the Cathedral providing a stunning backdrop and cricket of the highest order, it is a great day out for all ages.
Worcester Racecourse, with its picturesque tree-lined track and unique position nestling on the banks of the River Severn, offers a great day out for all the family
Fans of basketball can watch top British Basketball League Championship action with the Worcester Wolves. Home matches are played at the new Arena amidst a great atmosphere!