Welcome to Worcester
Worcester (pronounced woos-ter) has enough historic treasures to forgive the architectural eyesores from the postwar love affair with all things concrete. The home of the famous Worcestershire sauce (an unlikely combination of fermented tamarinds and anchovies), this ancient cathedral city was the site of the last battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Worcester, which took place on 3 September 1651. The defeated... Read More
Top experiences in Worcester
Small-Group Day Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh
Departing Moreton-in-Marsh at 9.45am on Wednesdays and Fridays and 10.00am on Sundays (time confirmed at time of booking) the day tour visits Dover’s Hill, Chipping Campden, Broadway Tower, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, The Rollright Stones (ancient stone circle) and a secret off-the-beaten-track Cotswolds village. Ticket price includes a pick up from Moreton-in-Marsh rail station, making it a tour that is easily accessible from both London, Oxford and Worcester.After an introduction in the minibus before departure the tour heads into the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to our first stop - a drive of less than 15 minutes. The journey is an opportunity to watch the landscape change and meet your fellow Go Cotswolders before your friendly local driver guide tells the interesting story of the Cotswolds on arrival at Dover’s Hill – a story that includes facts, history and local folklore. This 20 minute stop is followed by a “self-explore” stop five minutes away at Chipping Campden.Stopping for an hour visitors are given the opportunity to explore the historic market town of on their own with maps provided by your guide that includes recommendations of things to do and discount vouchers for establishments in the town. Broadway Tower and the “Secret Cotswolds village” are the next two stops where your driver guide will tell you more about these two beautiful Cotswolds places. Both stops last approximately 20 minutes.At around 1.15pm the tour arrives in Stow-on-the-Wold for the scheduled lunch break. Lunch is not included but with an hour and fifteen minutes there is plenty of time to grab a bite to eat and explore the highest town in the Cotswolds. Maps are again provided with discount vouchers, recommendations and a list of possible things to do.Following lunch is the short journey to the “jewel in the crown” of the Cotswolds – Bourton-on-the-Water. After the short walk to the village centre and a brief introduction to the village provided by your guide, there is half an hour to walk around this picturesque little village.Departing Bourton-on-the-Water at around 3.30pm the tour heads through four more Cotswolds villages and along an ancient ridge offering magnificent views across the Oxfordshire Cotswolds to the final stop - the intriguing Rollright Stones. Three separate ancient sites – of which the tour visits two – made up of standing stones erected by man many thousands of years ago. After a stop of approximately 20 minutes, finishing at the King Stone which offers a magnificent view across the Cotswolds, the tour then heads back to Moreton-in-Marsh – arriving at approximately 4.45pm.