An ancient city on the banks of the River Severn with a slightly modern feel to it, Worcester dates back to the Iron Age and is the historic county town of Worcestershire. There’s a brilliant mix of old and new in this attractive city that adds a lovely spring to the enchanting ancient feel of the buildings and surroundings. For example, you can frequently find lively concerts and gigs performed in the towns’ beautiful cathedral or modern plays and performances in the Swan Theatre. In amongst these classic buildings you can find your ideal Worcester holiday cottage with self-catering facilities and ultimate location for you and the family to full enjoy your Worcestershire holiday.
Norton Grange is located in the rural hamlet of Norton in a few miles outside the historic city of Worcester. This large Grade II listed, pet friendly, holiday cottage with a swimming pool sleeps 16 in 6 bedrooms. It lies within easy reach of country walks and cycle routes.
The cathedral lies at the heart of the city and is a burial place for King John. As well as services, the cathedral also contributes to the city's cultural life as a venue for occasions such as the annual Three Choirs Festival. During the summer months you can also find the Riverside alive with festivals and arts events; there really is an over flow of culture and character within Worcester. For cricket lovers, take in a first class game New Road, home of Worcestershire County Cricket Club - also on the riverside.
Aside from all these fantastic events you can also find a great variety of shops and boutiques, which rival any found in larger cities. There are the usual popular High St. chains such as House of Fraser and H&M but also charming smaller shops that are independent and can’t be found anywhere else in the country. Enticing food and drink destinations are also an irresistible attribute to Worcester; there are plenty of types of restaurants to take your fancy whether it’s the middle of the day or later into the evening. Pubs and lively bars line the street with warming drinks or classy cocktails. Or perhaps you’d prefer a cosy coffee house to curl up in; whatever it is you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to try Worcester because you won’t be disappointed.