Wild hills, meadows and woods can all be enjoyed on the doorstep of holiday cottages in Pershore. This ancient market town lies on the banks of the River Avon, in the county of Worcestershire, with the idyllic countryside and stone-built villages of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty a few miles to its south. Pershore is known for its historic centre, where stunning Georgian architecture and a magnificent abbey can be found. Another local landmark is the ancient Pershore Old Bridge, over the river just outside the town. In and around Bridge Street and Broad Street, you will discover a variety of independent shops and places to eat and drink. Pershore’s annual events include a plum festival in August and a carnival on the spring bank holiday. Six miles from your holiday cottage in Pershore, Evesham is a charming market town in the Vale of Evesham, a flood plain that has been renowned for providing local restaurants and markets with fruit and vegetables for centuries. A visit to the medieval market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of Shakespeare, is highly recommended. The riverside city of Worcester is also nearby, with a cathedral and plenty of shops to peruse.
A romantic cottage set on the slopes of Bredon Hill on the outskirts of the village of Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, Field Cottage boasts gorgeous views of unspoilt countryside, a stone thatched holiday home with inglenook fireplace, wood-burner, rolltop bath, and first-floor double bedroom.
Recommended Places to Visit When Staying in a Pershore Holiday Cottage
Explore the grounds of this country mansion, with parkland, lakes, flower and herb beds, ornate statues, and a café.
Take a ride through the lush vale of Evesham on a steam train, while enjoying wonderful views towards the Cotswolds Hills.
Fascinating exhibits on the region’s history, in one of Worcester’s finest half-timbered 16thcentury buildings.
Don’t miss the chance to visit the country’s largest walled gardens, which have been gradually restored since 2000.