Vibrant yet relaxed the city of Worcester is centrally located in the Midlands region of England on the banks of the glorious River Severn. Running through Worcester’s historic centre the river provides a wonderful place to promenade and is teeming with local wildlife.
Best known for its magnificent cathedral, which boasts an incredible variety of architectural styles some dating back as far as the 11th century, Worcester is also famous for a number of other interesting things including the world-renowned Worcester Porcelain, the ever popular Worcestershire Sauce and the New Road cricket ground arguably one of the most picturesque sporting venues in the United Kingdom.
Small but perfectly formed, the city of Worcester is a delight to visit and a warm and friendly place to live. Lots of independent cafes, bars, restaurants and shops populate the clean and tidy streets of the city which has one of the fastest growing economies in the country. The Worcester Parkway train station was completed in 2019 giving even easier access to London, Birmingham, Cardiff and Nottingham.
The boutiques, chains and independent retailers in the city centre will give even the most energetic shopper plenty to get on with but for the big-day-out shopping experience the mega retail palaces of the Birmingham Bull Ring or Cribbs Causeway are within easy reach.
The city itself has plenty of independent shops and chains to keep you busy but if you fancy the ‘bigger shopping experience’ Birmingham Bull Ring and Cribbs Causeway are within easy reach.
Visitors flock to Worcester to enjoy the many things on offer so accommodation varied and plentiful. Choose from a range of brand hotels, independent boutiques, B&Bs, guesthouses or private rentals. Whatever your preference you will find that you are spoilt for choice.
Whether you are a sports fan or a lover of the arts you will find plenty to see and do in Worcester. The Swan Theatre hosts plays and concerts throughout the year while Worcester County Cricket Club, Worcester Racecourse and the Worcester Warriors offer an abundance of home-grown sporting action
Investment continues to pour into this ever expanding city helping to keep the local economy and job market buoyant. Transport links are fantastic with Birmingham just 40 minutes away by train and Bristol just an hour’s car journey. Social life is bustling and friendly with a great range of quality restaurants and busy bars to choose from.