UK Holiday Guide - Guide to Worcestershire in England
Holiday Guide to Accommodation and Attractions in Worcestershire
Worcestershire is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England.
Worcestershire has borders with Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Warwickshire, and Gloucestershire. To the west, The two major rivers flowing through the county are the Severn and the Avon.
Other than the city of Worcester, there are several other small to medium sized towns such as Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Malvern, Pershore, Evesham and Redditch. In the southern part of the county, the area is still largely rural.
Probably the most famous landmark in Worcester is its imposing Worcester cathedral. The current building, formally named The Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, was begun in 1084 while its crypt dates from the 10th Century. The chapter house is the only circular one in the country while the cathedral also has the distinction of having the tomb of King John.
Some of the main attractions of Worcestershire include
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
Severn Valley Railway
Great Malvern Priory
West Midland Safari and Leisure Park
Other useful links in Worcestershire
Worcester City Council
Worcestershire County Council