Your Guide to Staying in Worcestershire for the Commonwealth Games!

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Worcestershire is the perfect base to escape the hustle and bustle of Birmingham city centre and experience some great British countryside, whilst only being a stone’s throw away from where all the action is taking place.

Home to unique stays, luxurious hotels, rural retreats and family camping sites. There is truly something for everyone!

The county is suitably placed along the M5 motorway and has many fantastic railway connections.

We’ve put together our recommended accommodation providers combing quality, accessibility and transport links.

  1. Hogarths Stone Manor – Kidderminster

Perfectly located only 17 miles from Birmingham, Stone Manor Hotel combines a rural countryside hotel stay with easy transport links into nearby cities and towns. Bedrooms are as stylish as they are comfortable. Alluring with a unique personality and great beds for a good night’s sleep. Delicious food is served in the onsite restaurant serving the best produce of the three surrounding counties.

By car to Birmingham – 43 minutes

By train from Kidderminster to Birmingham – 41 minutes

Prices from £157 per night

2. Wood Norton Hotel – Evesham

Nestled on the edge of the Cotswolds just 45 minutes’ drive from Birmingham City Centre, The Wood Norton is a stunning grade II listed independent hotel, steeped in history and with impressive views over the cascading Worcestershire countryside.

Comprising of 50 bedrooms, with 30 located in the Pear Tree Mews and the remaining 20 located in the main Hall – including five spectacular suites – guests can sit back, relax, and enjoy The Wood Norton’s luxurious amenities after a busy day at the Commonwealth Games, including a contemporary bar, alfresco dining terrace and brasserie restaurant using only the finest, local produce.

By car to Birmingham – 45 minutes

By train from Worcestershire Parkway – 31 minutes

Prices from £139 per night

3. Diglis House Hotel – Worcester

Sitting on the banks on the River Severn in Worcester is the Diglis House Hotel. A superb setting to explore the historic city of Worcester and enjoy the splendid views that the hotel has to offer. With a total of 29 rooms and the cities only riverside dining experience, Diglis House Hotel allows guests to relax and easily explore Worcester city. The hotel is only a short walk from Worcester Foregate Station with regular trains to Birmingham.

By car to Birmingham – 56 minutes

By train from Worcester Foregate Street – 46 minutes

Prices from £143 per night

4. Brockencote Hall Hotel – Kidderminster

A Visit Worcestershire favourite, Brockencote Hall is a Victorian manor house set in 70 acres of parkland. Complete with a scenic lake, tennis court and award-winning restaurant. If you are looking to enjoy a rural setting whilst not being far away from the Commonwealth Games then Brockencote Hall may be the perfect hotel for you.

By car to Birmingham – 42 minutes

By train from Kidderminster – 41 minutes

Prices from £180 per night

5. Rowley Farm Holidays – Worcester

Luxury farm stays in the Worcestershire countryside – what is not to love?

Escape the city and enjoy a slice of country living whilst staying in luxuriously refurbished farm building cottages. Take in the surrounding landscape with miles of meadows and rolling hills. Rowley Farm Holidays offer four unique accommodation types, including The Shepherd’s Hut which is a newly built shepherds hut offering a high standard of accommodation with underfloor heating, handmade kitchen and clean wet room.

By car to Birmingham – 37 minutes

By train from Droitwich Spa – 36 minutes

Prices from £438 based on a two-night stay

6. Stanbrook Abbey Hotel – Worcester

Set in a 26-acre private estate, Stanbrook Abbey is the perfect base to explore the Worcestershire countryside. Dating back to the early 16th century this hotel is truly unique, a former Grade II listed monastery with many original features still existing. The hotel boasts over 70 bedrooms including suites and feature rooms. Including complimentary parking, an electric car charge point and an onsite restaurant.

By car to Birmingham – 50 minutes

By train from Worcester to Birmingham – 45 minutes

Prices from £252 per night

7. The Cottage in the Wood – Malvern

A boutique hotel in the stunning Malvern Hills, surrounded by eight acres of woodland and a restaurant which was awarded the 2021 ‘Taste of Worcestershire’ award. 32 bright and spacious bedrooms, each decorated with vibrant tones and character.

Experience one of Britain’s best-kept secrets, the Malvern Hills and explore the many walking routes. There is also a fantastic range of independent retailers scattered across Malvern.

By car to Birmingham – 1hr

By train from Malvern to Birmingham – 58 minutes

Prices from £144 per night

8. Hopley’s Family Camping – Bewdley

Family-friendly campsite with a mix of glamping, tents and caravans. A lively family atmosphere at the weekends and a more relaxed feeling in the week. You are ensured to get the feeling of ‘escape’ at Hopley’s with fields of green in every direction. The camping site has all the amenities you required with a restaurant, café and farm shop.

Winner of the Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year Award at the Visit Worcestershire Tourism Awards.

By car to Birmingham – 54 minutes

By train from Kidderminster – 41 minutes

Prices from £50 based on a two-night stay

9. The Elms Hotel – Worcester

One of the finest luxury spa hotels in Worcestershire, The Greenhouse Spa – is tucked away behind the country house hotel. Relax, unwind and refresh with a luxury spa hotel break, a sumptuous wellness day or simply a spa treatment or two. Perfect after a busy day watching sport in the busy city environment of Birmingham. Not forgetting the beautifully decorated bedrooms offering a comfortable stay. A well-deserved winner of the ‘Hotel of the Year’ Award at the Visit Worcestershire Tourism Awards.

By car to Birmingham – 55 minutes

By train from Kidderminster – 41 minutes

Prices from £239 per night

10. Ockeridge Rural Retreats – Worcester

Quoted as one of the top 10 Glamping sites in the UK by the Guardian newspaper. Four stunning shepherd huts, log cabin and cottage are all unique. Perfect for those seeking a little bit of luxury. Who wouldn’t want to spend their evenings relaxing in a copper roll bath whilst watching the shooting stars!

By car to Birmingham – 48 minutes

By train from Droitwich – 36 minutes

Prices from £145 per night

The county also offers a number of budget-friendly hotels including well-known brands and family-owned B&B’s.

Don’t forget Worcestershire is filled with popular attractions, high-quality restaurants and beautiful heritage. Extend your stay and make Worcestershire part of your story.