Tourism - What's On?

There's no shortage of places to visit or things to do in this area. There is more here than you will have time for - guaranteed! - our guest feedback consistently supports this.  The Cotswolds being one of the main attractions.

Famous events, festivals, and historic places to visit:

Upton upon Severn Festivals (5-10 mins drive): Folk Festival in May, Jazz Festival in June, Blues Festival in July, Water Festival (date TBC). For specific dates and details see:

Malvern Three Counties Showground (15-20 mins drive) : Regular shows and festivals for gardeners, collectors, antique, horse and dog lovers and more. Most famous for the BBC coverage of the Spring and Autumn Garden shows in May and September. See:

Three Choirs Festival of Worcester, Hereford and Gloucester in August . See:

Cheltenham Festival – Gold Cup in March see:


National Trust properties within easy reach: Croome Park, Bredon Barn, Hanbury Hall, Brockhampton Estate, Greyfriars, Coughton Court , The Fleece Inn, Snowshill Manor, Hidcote Manor Garden. For many more day trip destinations see:

More great days out within easy driving reach: Cotswold villages of Tetbury, Bourton on the Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, The Slaughters, Chipping Campden and Broadway. Warwick and Eastnor Castles, Stratford upon Avon, Symonds Yat, West Midlands Safari Park, Drayton Manor and Alton Towers Theme Parks, Cadbury World and the famous old fashioned Severn Valley Railway.

Nearest golf courses within 10 mins drive: Hilton Puckrup Hall, Sherdons Golf Centre Tredington, Tewkesbury Park Golf Hotel & Country Club. Many more available, including championship courses and driving ranges. Lessons available by advanced request.

Nearby : Paintballing, indoor rock climbing, snooker, fishing, water sports.
Walking: Bredon & Malvern Hills and all around The River Avon area.
Local Theatres: Swan Theatre Worcester, Roses Theatre Tewkesbury, Number 8 Pershore, Malvern Theatre.
Multi-screen cinema complexes Worcester & Cheltenham.
Major shopping centres at Cheltenham, Worcester (15 mins away), plus Birmingham Bull Ring & Selfridges, Bristol Cribbs Causeway and the Merry Hill Centre (all 45 mins drive).

Or let the train take the strain with trips to the :
City of Birmingham – take in some culture at the renowned Birmingham Symphony Hall or the NEC concert Arena and exhibition halls
City of London (via rail from Pershore to Paddington stations) 2 hours each way

Major Attractions in the Area: All under an hour away (except *)

We have stocks of brochures, leaflets and discount vouchers for many more attractions
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Warwick Castle  55 mins
Shakespeare’s Birthplace & Anne Hathaway’ Cottage 45 mins
Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust 40 mins
Spetchley Gardens 15 mins
Sir Edward Elgar’s Birthplace 25 mins
Eastnor Castle 25 mins
Symonds Yat 40 mins
Snowshill Manor 40 mins
Snowshill Lavender Farm 40 mins
West Midlands Safari Park, 35 mins
Drayton Manor Theme Park 50 mins
Cadbury World 45 mins
Severn Valley Railway 40 mins
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens 45 mins
*Alton Towers Theme Park 1 hour 45 mins
*Stonehenge 1 hour 45 mins

Stonehendge Wales
Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire  

For more information on attractions visit:
Heart of England Official Tourism Site & Ticket Offers

 Fishing, Walking, Cycling, Horse Riding, Water Sports  and Outdoor Pursuits

Detailed guide books and Maps to local walking routes available at the property
Avon Valley Circular walking Routes
The Vale of Evesham Blossom Trail
Fishing in Hereford & Worcestershire
Fishing in Gloucestershire
Water sports
Nearby National Trust Properties; representing the best of English Heritage
From: Nearest being 10 mins to 45 mins away Click to follow links
Croome Park 10 mins
Bredon Barn 10 mins
The Greyfriars 20 mins
Hanbury Hall 30 mins
The Fleece Inn 25 mins
Snowshill Manor and Garden 40 mins
Brockhampton Estate 50 mins
Hidcote Manor Garden 55 mins
Coughton Court 35 mins
Charlecote Park
Packwood House
Baddesley Clinton
Middle Littleton Tithe Barn
Croft castle
Berrington Hall

Explore Nearby Cities, Towns & Villages Click to follow links
Upton upon Severn
Cotswold villages
Stratford upon Avon,

Selection of Nearby Golf Courses. From 5 to 20 mins away  Click to follow links
Hilton Puckrup Hall
Golf Centre Tredington
The Vale at Evesham
Comberton Golf Club

Local Tennis Courts open to non-members:
There are also public courts in Worcester and other surrounding towns

Nearest Major Shopping Centres & Malls  Click to follow links
Crown Gate Worceter 20 mins
Regent Arcade Cheltenham 20 mins
Merry Hill Dudley 35 mins
Bull Ring Birmingham 40 mins
Cribbs Causeway Bristol 45 mins

Cinemas, Theatres & Concert Halls  Click to follow links
Number 8 Theatre & Cinema Pershore 10 mins
Roses Theatre Tewkesbury  10 mins
Odeon Cinema Worcester (multiplex) 15 mins
Vue Cinema Worcester (Multiplex) 20 mins
Swan Theatre  & Huntington Hall  Worcester 20 mins
Malvern Theatre 20 mins
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford 45 mins
Birmingham Symphony Hall 45 mins
NEC Arena Birmingham 45 mins

Or let the train take the strain with trips to the:
Click to follow links

City of Birmingham – take in some culture at the renowned Birmingham Symphony Hall or the NEC concert Arena and exhibition halls

City of London (via rail from Pershore to Paddington stations) 2 hours each way