Stay in a Holiday Home in Worcester, the home of Worcester Sauce!
Worcester is a city in the Midlands, located near Gloucester and Birmingham. A Holiday Home in Worcester will offer you a great base to explore the nearby countryside and other towns and cities nearby, making Worcester a great place to rent a Holiday Home.
Worcester Cathedral is one of the most beautiful in the country and holds a special historical significance in that there remains of King John and Prince Arthur are interred there. The inside of the Church is distinctly Medieval in character and the guided tours available will help you to appreciate this historical site which was lucky to survive the Reformation and destruction of elements of Catholic architecture that was seen as decadent by Protestant reformers. The famous Tudor House Museum in the city centre displays a mixture of items and exhibits from different periods. Kidderminster nearby offers another exciting day trip, with many stately homes in the area.
Immerse yourself in the history of Worcester
Worcester Guildhall is a grand building dating from the 18th century and inside you can see where courts for Worcestershire used to take place. Guided tours are again a must and on occasion, the old prison cells in the basement are available for guests to see as well. Worcester is also known for its market stalls where you can find local produce and browse gift shops so you can bring something back for your friends. Among the noted goods are gloves, Worcester formerly being a centre of glove making until expensive import taxes were lifted. Nonetheless, a handful of companies still exist and produce the finest gloves in England!
Home of the famous Worcester sauce, hearty food is to be found in every Pub in Worcester as they compete with each other and proudly use local produce to make delicious dishes. At the tourist information centre you can find out about the huge variety of circular walking routes that you can take, getting you out into the countryside and fresh air. If you fancy staying in after a long day of walking, visit Emerald Meats to find the best selection of steaks in Worcester and cook from the comfort of your Holiday Cottage. There are also 23 breweries in Worcestershire, meaning you can be sure to try a new Pint of Ale in every pub that you pass. Worcester is a perfect area to stay for a family holiday or for people wanting to do hiking and cycling and is surrounded with other areas to explore too.