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About Worcester

The city of Worcester (pronounced /ˈwʊstə/) is a city and the county town of Worcestershire in England, situated some 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Birmingham and 29 miles (47 km) north of Gloucester. The River Severn runs through the middle, with the city's large cathedral overlooking the river. Occupation of the site of Worcester can be dated back to Neolithic times, a village surrounded by defensive ramparts having been founded on the eastern bank of the River Severn here in around 400 BC. The position, which commanded a ford on the river, was in the 1st century used by the Romans to establish what may at first have been a fort on the military route from Glevum (Gloucester) to Viroconium (Wroxeter) but which soon developed as the frontier of the empire was pushed westwards into an industrial town with its own pottery kilns and iron-smelting plants.

Local Attractions

Cleobury Golf Club
One of the most popular golf
courses in the Midlands.

Furnace Mill Fishing Pools
Beautiful Worcestershire fishery
& coarse fish supplier

Little Lakes Golf Club
18 hole course. Also a popular
venue for many society, corporate
and county union events.

Severn Valley Railway
16 miles of glorious countryside
via steam locomotive

Wyre Forest Visitors Centre
Food, comfort and information in the heart of the forest 

West Midlands Safari Park
Action packed safari taking in
animals from all over the planet

Wharton Park Golf Club
High quality 18-hole golf course surrounded by beautiful
Worcestershire countryside.

Witley Court
One of England's greatest country houses, now a spectacular ruin

Wyre Forest Guns
Private shooting ground, available
for individual private shoots or lessons every day except Sundays.

Spring Grove House
200 year old Georgian manor
house with gardens lanscaped by Capability Brown.

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Other relevant traveler locations: Kidderminster railway station
(5.9m) 20 mins
Birmingham International Airport
(37m) 40 mins
Cheltenham race course
(43m) 1hr
London 127m 2h30m