Things to do in Worcester
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Worcester Activities & Things To Do
Situated in the heart of England, Worcester has been home to many famous brands and inventions including Royal Worcester Porcelain and Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce. The city holds the site of the Battle of Worcester which took place in 1651. It was the final battle of the English Civil War where the New Model Army of Oliver Cromwell defeated the largely Scottish, Royalist forces of King Charles II.
By road there are great links to the M5, M6, M40, M42 and M50 motorways and London is only 2 hours, 30 minutes away. Birmingham International Airport is only 40 minutes away. By rail Worcester is served by many rail stations with excellent connections around the UK.
What to do
The Worcestershire Food and Drink Trail takes you around the county allowing you to sample the best food and drink available. From quirky pubs to award winning restaurants and quaint tea shops. It also encompasses the eateries at local country house hotels, art galleries, museums and country parks. Remember to look out for the Tastes of Worcestershire symbols – this denotes that the establishment serves at least 60% local food and drink.
The Worcester Motor Festival takes place in the city centre. Over 30 of the latest cars on the market are presented on the High Street by local dealerships. More than 60 vintage and classic cars are showcased through the City Centre. Live music and entertainment make this event a fun day out.
The Museum of Royal Worcester has all you need to know about the china and its heritage and the Worcester Porcelain Museum continues the theme. The building of Worcester Cathedral began in 1084. It is famous for its Norman crypt and Transitional Gothic bays.
Worcester has a selection of bars, clubs and restaurants. From cocktails and tapas to traditional English fare there is something to suit all tastes.