The Hive is the first fully-integrated public and university library in Europe, and home to a rich variety of resources and facilities for residents, students and visitors who wish to read, study, research, learn, or maybe just meet with friends.
With around a quarter-of-a-million books, there’s something for everyone, while The Hive also has a superb collection of e-resources to help you find the answers to your questions.
Gaming stations and social learning areas, full wireless coverage and more than 250 desktop computers provide plenty of spaces for leisure and study.
Seating ranges from comfortable sofas and easy chairs to formal study areas, so there are plenty of places from which to choose, whether you want to relax or work.
Meanwhile, the children’s library is a story-telling space, with computers and many, many books.
A varied programme of arts, cultural and educational events and activities for all ages will ensure that The Hive is a place for everyone to learn, enjoy and discover.
Park / Open Space
Guided Walking Tour
A very friendly and welcoming Tourist Information Centre, and a fascinating permanent local history exhibition.
Park / Open Space
Set in the heart of historic Worcester, The Greyfriar's is a stunning timber-framed merchant’s house.
Food and drink
Church or religious building
The Vestry of St. Peter's church is dedicated to the memory of Edward Winslow who was baptised here in 1595.
A glorious Grade I listed building dating back to the 12th century.
Situated on one of the most historic streets in Worcester this 16th century timber framed building brings a vanished Worcester back to life.
Pilgrim Edward Winslow was educated at King’s School Worcester, which is situated in the Cathedral precinct and was at the time run by the Cathedral.
Bank House Hotel, Spa and Golf Club
Brockencote Hall Hotel
This Victorian country manor house hotel is set in 70 acres of stunning Worcestershire parkland
Diglis House Hotel
Diglis House Hotel offers 1st class accommodation in the most unique riverbank location in Worcester City. Our Worcester City centre hotel has 28 rooms offering comfort and individuality alongside the convenience of easy access to all Worcester City has to offer.
Hogarths Stone Manor Hotel
St Andrews Town Hotel
Stanbrook Abbey Hotel
Once a historic monastery offering silence and spiritual direction, now a modern hotel with a beautiful collection of 55 bedrooms
The Elms Hotel & Spa
The Wood Norton
The Wood Norton is a beautifully crafted hotel built by the Duc D'Orleans, exiled French Royalty in 1897 and now a stunning destination for a fabulous country break.
Worcester Whitehouse Hotel
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