Worcestershire is a county in the heart of England that includes beautiful countryside formed by both the Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds. The main City in Worcestershire is Worcester and is a Cathedral city.
Visiting the Cotwolds, Worcestershire
Worcestershire’s highlights include the Severn Valley Railway, Malvern Theatres, the Malvern Showground, Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Worcestershire historic sites include Hanbury Hall, Witley Court, Croome Court and Hagley Hall.
Worcestershire is a rural county full of open spaces and countryside where visitors can enjoy the great outdoors. The vast river and canal network provides an excellent playground for leisure pursuits as well as a great place to relax in the picturesque countryside and luxury hotels.
In 2011, the Droitwich Canals reopened after more than 70 years since being officially abandoned. The ring allows boats, cyclists and walkers to make a 21-mile circular journey through some of the Britain’s most beautiful and historic countryside. As part of the canal restoration project, a linear park has been created providing picnic sites, fishing pegs, and new stop off points for boaters, walkers and cyclists.
Located in the heart of England makes it supremely accessible and closer than you think. If you are flying into the area, then Birmingham International Airport is approximately 40 minutes away, Manchester is 2h, Heathrow is 2h 10 and Gatwick is 2h 50 away.
Worcestershire also has excellent road links to the major motorways (M5, M6, M40, M42, M50) and London is just 2 ½ hours away.
Worcestershire by Train
If you are using public transport then Worcestershire has many major train stations throughout the county with a regular main line train service to and from London, Birmingham, the north and the south west of England.
Please visit National Rail Enquiries for further information.