Worcester is home to an amazing evolving history, including the first and last battle of the Civil War, a visit from future presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson who were keen to see the site they regarded as the place where democracy was effectively born, large glove making industry, the creative home of the much loved Worcestershire Sauce and manufacturing of Royal Worcester Porcelain up until 2009.
Resent investment in the city has seen changes to the High Street with the addition of great shops, with several eatery squares and corners of the city. The investment in the riverside with the Ring Arts project and Riverside Park designation work will enhance the visitor experience along the riverside as well. Walk to the top of Worcester Cathedral Tower to take it all in for yourself.
Worcestershire is a county full of rolling hills, market towns and the city of Worcester. Home to the sauce of the same name, other iconic English brands in this region include Morgan Motors. There are many churches, abbeys and other historic buildings to see around the county. The Cathedral of Worcester being particularly impressive.
Worcestershire is well-known for its food and drink, the annual asparagus and plum festivals celebrate some of the counties local produce; cider is also produced here. The market town of Droitwich is famed for its salt production and is on the canal - so boat trips and boating holidays are an option.
Worcestershire is conveniently located close to Stratford Upon Avon - home of the famous Bard Shakespeare and the stunning Costwolds countryside.