Worcestershire is a tranquil county, home to not only the fine porcelain pottery of Royal Worcester but, since the 1980s, the home of Worcester Sauce. The spa town of Malvern Springs and its impressive 1,395ft beacon offer a unique perspective over the county. Choose from over 30 holiday parks in Worcestershire that are located in superb countryside settings. Rolling landscape, open hills and breath-taking views await you.
Worcestershire is a county of contrasts with charming villages, bustling towns and the magnificent cathedral city of Worcester.
The county of Worcestershire stretches between the glorious Malvern Hills and the rural Cotswolds and includes the picture postcard village of Broadway, the delightful market town of Evesham and the unique town of Droitwich. It’s an hour to Birmingham and just 2 ½ hours to London. It has excellent road links to the major motorways (M5, M6, M40, M42, M50) which makes it a great place to holiday and explore.
You will find Worcestershire is full of historic buildings that are open to the public. Hanbury Hall is a beautiful National Trust property with over 400 acres of parkland. It is the perfect countryside retreat to visit. The original gardens were designed in 1705 by George London, predecessor to the other renowned garden designers Kent, Nash and Brown.
In the early 1990’s work began to recreate the gardens that London originally created. Using historic plans and drawings the gardens have been brought back to their former glory. Hanbury’s garden is now one of just three of its kind in the country.
Take a stroll around Worcester and you will find one of the oldest and finest cathedrals in the country – and the final resting place of King John. The historic crypt has been fully restored to its original condition.
Just a stone’s throw away from the cathedral are the historic Friar Street and New Street where you will find two of Worcester’s oldest pubs, The Cardinal’s Hat and The King Charles House. Running along the banks of the River Severn, Worcester is well worth a visit. It has got interesting architecture, a vibrant programme of local events, independent boutiques as well as lots of high street names.
Pershore Abbey is one of the finest examples of Norman and early English Architecture in the country with its unique ploughshare vaulting.
Broadway is often referred to as the “Jewel of the Cotswolds”. The pretty High Street is lined with horse chestnut trees and includes a mixture of period houses and picturesque honey coloured Cotswold stone cottages which have welcomed visitors for centuries.
Broadway Tower is a unique Capability Brown Folly Tower open to visitors wanting to experience great English heritage in an inspiring location. It is one of England’s outstanding viewpoints and at 1024 feet (312m) above sea level,
Droitwich Spa is a charming, canal-side town located north of Worcester. It is famous for its salt which is sourced from one of the oldest and purest brine springs in the world. The therapeutic qualities of Droitwich Spa’s Brine Baths have been known since Roman times.
Along the river you will find the lovely town of Bewdley that is home to the Severn Valley Railway. The 16-mile heritage line runs along the Severn from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster and runs a timetable every day. What’s better than experiencing the thrill of a vintage steam train ride whilst staying at a holiday parks in Worcestershire.
You cannot miss the Malvern Hills as you drive along the motorway. The Malvern Hills have been an inspiration to many famous people throughout time, and you can walk along the same paths they once discovered, take a breath of fresh air and sample cold fresh water straight from the springs.
Enjoy amazing views on top of the Worcestershire Beacon and follow in the footsteps of writers and composers including Sir Edward Elgar and C.S Lewis.
The Morgan Motor Company was founded in 1910 by Henry Morgan and is based at the foot of the Malvern Hills. The factory now employs over 200 people. The Morgan Experience Centre is the perfect destination for automotive thrill seekers and travellers alike. It is open six days a week and hosts guided factory tours and a new on-site restaurant.
A holiday in Worcestershire would be complete without a visit to the West Midland Safari Park. It is home to over 1,700 animals and an amazing four-mile safari where you can see cheetahs, tigers, baby elephants and giraffes! There are plenty of other animals around too – with Lemurs, Penguin Cove and the Sea Lion Shows that are performed throughout the daytime and each evening from the Sea Lion Theatre arena.
With over 30 holiday parks in Worcestershire on our site, there are options for most people’s holiday tastes. Take a relaxing break on a park by the River Severn or pitch up in a woodland settings to get away from it all.