- 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.