Places


Spetchley Park Gardens
(2 Miles)*
The Gardens at Spetchley are amongst the finest in the country. Set in lovely countryside 3 miles east of Worcester on the A422 they extend over 30 acres.

 

Worcester Woods Country Park
(3 Miles)*
Two nature reserves, a huge open field, busy Countryside Centre with cafe facilities, adventure play area and easy access from the city or the motorway, make this site very popular with a variety of visitors.

 


Worcester Cathedral
(4 Miles)*
Worcester Cathedral is England’s loveliest cathedral, with Royal tombs, medieval cloisters, an ancient crypt and Chapter House, and magnificent Victorian stained glass.

 

Hanbury Hall
(5 Miles)*
Completed in 1701, this homely William and Mary-style house is famed for its fine painted ceilings and staircase by Sir James Thornhill. The stunning 20 acre garden is surrounded by 395 acres of park, with beautiful views over the surrounding countryside

 


Worcester Racecourse
(5 Miles)*
National Hunt racing at one of Britain’s oldest racecourses, where racing has been taking place on the banks of the River Severn since 1718.

 


The Elgar Birthplace Museum
(6 Miles)*
The Cottage in which Elgar was born on 2nd June 1857 is in the heart of the countryside he loved, near the Teme valley and facing the Malvern Hills.

 


Ragley Hall
(9 Miles)*
Ragley is the Family home of the 9th Marquess and Marchioness of Hertford, seat of the Conway-Seymour family. Designed in 1680 by Robert Hooke.

 


Worcestershire County Museum
(11 Miles)*
Hartlebury Castle has been home to the Bishops of Worcester for over a thousand years.

 

 


Harvington Hall
(11 Miles)*
The moated island was made about 1260 and parts of the Hall are medieval, but most of it was built by Humphrey Pakington about 1580.

 


Witley Court
(11 Miles)*
One hundred years ago, Witley Court was one of England’s great country houses. Today it is a spectacular ruin following a great fire in 1937.

 


Stone House Cottage Gardens
(12 Miles)*
Stone House Cottage Gardens is a one acre walled plantsman’s garden with towers. A huge range of unusual plants grown – many for sale in the adjoining nursery. Climbing plants are a speciality.

 


Little Malvern Court
(12 Miles)*
Little Malvern Court has been the home of the Berington family by descent since the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539.

 


Severn Valley Railway
(14 Miles)*
16 miles of glorious countryside. Trains operate every weekend throughout the year and daily in the summer season. More than just a train ride. A great day out for all the family!

 


Brockhampton Estate
(14 Miles)*
At the heart of the Brockhampton estate lies Lower Brockhampton – a medieval moated manor house with a beautiful timber framed gatehouse.

 


Bewdley Museum
(14 Miles)*
Set in a historic Butchers Shambles “A surprise around every corner”fascinating indoor and outdoor displays, brass foundry, jails, resident crafts people.

 


Transport Museum Wythall
(15 Miles)*
The Transport Museum, Wythall was founded in 1977 and its three large halls house a broad collection of around 100 buses, coaches, fire engines and battery-electric vehicles from all parts of the Midlands and beyond.

 


Mary Arden’s House And Countryside Museum
(15 Miles)*
The farmhouse at Wilmcote, just three miles outside Stratford-upon-Avon, the home of William Shakespeare’s mother, is now a countryside museum; devoted to showing country life from Tudor times to the present day.

 

* Distances shown are ‘as the crow flies’. Distances by road will be longer.

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