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Suggested excursions

  • Oxford
  • Birmingham
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Gloucester
  • Cheltenham & Tewkesbury


Population: 90,000; 106 miles (170 kilometres) north-west of London (2½ hours by rail, 3 hours by coach).

Worcester is an historic city on the River Severn. It has a cathedral of great beauty, many buildings from both the Elizabethan and medieval periods and some interesting museums.

The countryside surrounding Worcester is exceptionally lovely with a number of outstanding features including the Malvern and Cotswold Hills and the valleys of the rivers Wye and Severn.