Books based in this county:
Authors associated with this county
Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.
Mary Martha Sherwood
Find your perfect cuppa or indulge your sweet cravings by choosing one of these great local companies.
Places to eat and drink
Auntea Ritas Tea Lounge
The Twisted Spoon
7 Severn St
6 Foregate St
8 New St
Boston Tea Party
18 Broad St
A county in the west midlands, Worcestershire has the benefit of both rural areas and townships. The great outdoors provides walking, cycling, and fishing opportunities, or visitors can explore the many historic houses, churches, parks and gardens. There's also the chance to travel on the Severn Valley Railway or go to one of the many county shows. Visiting the towns means you can experience theatres, galleries, museums and also do some shopping.
Places to visit
Worcester Cathedral, County Shows, Broadway Tower, Malvern Hills, Avoncraft Museum of Historic Buildings, Worcester Art Gallery and Museum, Elgar Birthplace Museum, Worcestershire Beacon.
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