Popular Lettings in Worcestershire
Highlights in Worcestershire
- Picturesque little towns
- Stunning green scineraries
- Worcestershire Sauce
- Enchanting rivers and canals
- Worcester’s Cathedral tower
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Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Worcestershire
Searching for the perfect holiday accommodation in the heart of England? Worcestershire boasts a wide-variety of holiday lettings both in its central town of Worcester and the numerous villages dotted around the county. Worcestershire is home to a fantastic array of self-catering cottages making the ideal base for your visit and offering home comforts in tandem with the picturesque Worcestershire countryside.Holiday rentals to suit all tastes
Worcestershire is a rural destination and you can expect large gardens, lots of indoor space and an enormous variety of accommodation options suited to large groups. Some of these lettings are simply spectacular, with 400-year old luxurious thatched cottages unlike almost anywhere else in the world. But for couples or singles, the town of Worcester also offers apartment lettings, some located in majestic Georgian buildings with views of the famous Glover's Needle, the spire in the heart of the town.
Holidays in Worcestershire
The area and getting around
Situated right in the heart of England in the Midlands, Worcestershire is just to the south of Birmingham, with its large international airport. An English county and largely rural area, in the south it boasts the world-famous Cotswolds and their enchanting stone-built villages. In the west you can visit the Malverns; dark, brooding hills that rise over a deep-green valley. The north of the county gives you an insight into Worcestershire’s 19th-century industrial legacy, with its recently restored mills and canals, and right bang in the centre of the county the exceedingly pretty town of Worcester entices visitors.The must-see country town of Worcester
The archetypal English town of Worcester is best known for its magnificent cathedral, world renowned Worcester Porcelain, global favourite Worcestershire Sauce and the most picturesque cricket ground in the country. Shopaholics will find some of the best shopping in the Midlands in Worcester with its pedestrian-friendly zones and unrivalled selection of top international fashion brands and eclectic mix of independent boutique stores.
Travellers and activities
There are so many memorable days out to be had in Worcestershire for you and your kids. For young and old alike, train enthusiasts can take a ride on a slice of history on a real steam train at Severn Valley, explore historic stations, and enjoy interactive exhibitions. Another highlight is the West Midland Safari and Leisure Park, a self-drive safari with 1,700 magical animal encounters including lions, tigers, giraffe and elephants. On a warm summer day look no further than Droitwich Spa Lido, a large outdoor pool and one of the UK's last remaining open air saltwater pools, replete with a fun wet area for kids.Worcestershire for sporting enthusiasts
Worcestershire is a rural area with a gentle terrain, criss-crossed with rivers and canals. The county offers gentle country walks and cycling routes, fishing, canoeing, boating, and horse riding. The canals and rivers attract over 21 million visits each year. With thousands of miles of towpaths, they are by their nature flat, and the adjacent and well-kept towpaths make for wonderful cycling through the green and pleasant land of Worcestershire. Head to Bewdley Outdoors Bike Hire located in the heart of the Wyre Forest, an ideal location to start and end your cycling adventure.
Worcestershire’s pure spring water Malvern Water is the queen’s favourite, and she takes it all over the world with her!
Top 5 travel tips in Worcestershire
There truly is no better way to experience the natural beauty and rich history of Worcestershire that from its myriad canals. A canal boat trip takes you straight to the heartland of historic England through the wonderfully scenic English countryside.2. Visit the ruins of one of the great country mansions
Explore the dramatic ruins of Witley Court which hark back to a world of extravagant house parties. Discover the stories of the people who lived and partied here, from servants to royal visitors.3. Climb the Cathedral Tower
In the heart of Worcester, climb the 235 steps up the Cathedral Tower and on a clear day you can enjoy stunning views over the old town, the River Severn and beyond.4. For the best views of the country
Sweeping views of some of the country’s best countryside are offered from the walking trails of the Malvern hills. As an added bonus, this area is known worldwide for its wonderful spring water.5. Canal locks unlike anywhere else in the country
Tardebigge Flight is the longest stretch of locks in the UK, with 30 narrow locks in a row in a 3.6 km stretch. Watching the canal boats laboriously navigate the locks is a real sight!