Explore Worcestershire during the Commonwealth Games – Bewdley

Jun 7 2022 Commonwealth Games Event Explore Family Friendly Food & Drink The Great Outdoors What's On

If you are planning on visiting the Games in Birmingham and have a spare day, then why not experience a little slice of Worcestershire.

A county steeped in history, beautiful landscapes and a fantastic food scene.

Over the coming weeks, we will be putting together some handy guides with the best places to visit in the county.

Make Worcestershire Part of Your Story!

Travel to Worcestershire

Worcestershire can be accessed in as little as 20 minutes by train. There are direct services to Worcester, Kidderminster and Droitwich from Birmingham stations. Travel with ease with regular trains and great value off-peak prices.

The county is surrounded by the motorway network making Worcestershire easily accessible by car.

For more information, please visit our ‘Travel’ page

Bewdley

Unique charm and a number of listed buildings, Bewdley is one of the most visited market towns in Worcestershire.

Wyre Forest GoApe!

Swing from the treetops at one of the largest native woodland in the UK! Ideal for thrill-seekers, experience the Treetop Challenge or Treetop Adventure. Come alive with energy whilst taking in the sights and sounds of the dense forest.

Drive time – 52 minutes from central Birmingham

Nearest train station – Kidderminster

Activity time – 2-3 hours

Hire a Canoe!

Experience Worcestershire on the water! Explore the River Severn at your own leisure and enjoy the stunning surroundings and beautiful wildlife. Dogs are also welcome aboard!

There are plenty of pit stops along the way to enjoy some delicious food and drink.

Drive time – 51 minutes from central Birmingham

Nearest train station – Kidderminster

Activity time – 2-6 hours

On Safari at West Midland Safari Park!

A variety of all-weather attractions, endangered species from across the globe and even an Adventure Theme Park!

The perfect family or couple’s day out. Enjoy a slice of Africa in Worcestershire!

Drive time from central Birmingham – 46 minutes

Nearest train station – Kidderminster

Activity time – 3-4 hours

A stroll along the River Severn!

Take in the picturesque scenes of the town of Bewdley, located on the River Severn. Worcestershire is renowned for its beautiful great outdoors and the River Severn is front and centre!

Why not stop at one of the riverside pubs and taste some local ales and spirits? You can even spot a steam train!

Activity time – 1-2 hours

Drive time from central Birmingham – 51 minutes

Nearest train station – Kidderminster

 

A trip to Bewdley Museum!

Step back in time and learn the local history at a real hidden gem! Visitors can enjoy visual craft demonstrations, audio histories and interactive exhibits. There is even a sensory herb garden and onsite safe.

PLUS! Admission is free

Activity time – 1-2 hours

Drive time from central Birmingham – 51 minutes

Nearest train station – Kidderminster

Worcestershire is the perfect place to escape the city and visit one of the West Midland’s friendly neighbours.

Rolling hills, popular family attractions, independent dining experiences and much more.

Make Worcestershire Part of Your Story.

Food & Drink! 

Unique dining experiences, street food, pub grub and light bites!

Find the best local restaurants in the area whilst visiting Worcestershire.

Parking in Bewdley

  • Dog Lane Car Park – DY12 2EF
  • Gardners Meadow Car Park – DY12 2DG
  • Load Street Lower Car Park – DY12 2AW
  • Blackstone Riverside Car Park – DY12 2TQ

 

Make Worcestershire Part of Your Story!