Discover for yourself a county of natural beauty and steeped in history, offering a taste of English countryside and home to internationally renowned, world-famous and iconic brands: including the Morgan Motor Company, Royal Worcester porcelain, Worcestershire Sauce, Malvern Spring Water - the Queen's favourite water - and the first-class Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Reveal the places that have influenced the literary, artistic, and musical world, making their mark on the world stage.
With this tour you can travel through the history of Worcestershire. Learn how and why the Roman’s left their mark on the county in the Vale of Evesham and Droitwich Spa. Uncover the scars from the Civil War, particularly with the Battle of Worcester and see the locations and spaces that were once stages in the Civil War. Walk in the footsteps of King Charles I and see references left behind, even today. Discover how some of Worcestershire’s residents made their mark on the modern world from the creation of music ingrained in the English culture to the discovery of a new world. Learn how Worcestershire became an important centre for manufacturing in the 19th-century.
Be guided across the county consisting of undulating hills and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with walks and trails included to admire the striking countryside. Follow two of the UK’s most important rivers, the Severn and the Avon passed riverside towns. Travel where the county meets the northern edge of the Cotswolds and explore the bordering parts of the Cotswolds, with options included for enjoying a day out at one of the many fabulous Cotswolds houses and gardens in the area.
ROMAN & CIVIL WAR HISTORY
THE MARK OF 19TH CENTURY INDUSTRY
WORCESTER & PILGRIM CONNECTIONS
RIVERSIDE MARKET TOWNS
VALE OF EVESHAM
EXPLORING THE MALVERN HILLS
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- 13 cities, towns and villages included
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- Over 70 campsites
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