Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Worcester

Worcester Cathedral

Rising above the River Severn, Worcester's majestic cathedral is best known as the final resting place of Magna Carta signatory King John. The strong-legged can tackle the 249 steps to the top of the tower, from whe…
Museum in Worcester

Royal Worcester Porcelain Works

Up there with the country's most famous potteries, the Royal Worcester porcelain factory gained an edge over its rivals by picking up the contract to provide fine crockery to the English monarchy. An entertaining au…
Historic Building in Worcester

Greyfriars

Friar St was largely chock-a-block with historic architecture, until the iconoclastic 1960s when much was demolished, including the lovely medieval Lich Gate. Some creaky old almshouses survive and Greyfriars was sa…
Museum in Worcester

Elgar Birthplace Museum

England's most popular classical composer is celebrated with appropriate pomp and circumstance at Elgar Birthplace Museum, housed in the humble country cottage where Edward Elgar was born in 1857. Admission includes…
Museum in Worcester

Commandery

The town's history museum is housed in a splendid Tudor building that served as King Charles II's headquarters during the Battle of Worcester. Engaging audio guides and interactive exhibits tell the story of Worcest…