Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Great Malvern

Morgan Motor Company

Morgan has been handcrafting elegant sports cars since 1909, and you can still see the mechanics at work on two-hour guided tours of the unassuming shed-like buildings comprising the factory (prebooking essential), …
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…
Monastery in Great Malvern

Great Malvern Priory

The 11th-century Great Malvern Priory is packed with remarkable features, from original Norman pillars to surreal modernist stained glass. The choir is enclosed by a screen of 15th-century tiles and the monks' stall…
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…
Museum in Great Malvern

Malvern Museum of Local History

Straddling Abbey Rd in the grand Priory Gatehouse (c 1470), the town museum offers a thorough exploration of Great Malvern's claims to fame, including spring waters, medieval monasteries, the Malvern Hills and Morga…