Almonry, The

Abbey Gate
Evesham WR11 4BG

This 14th century building was once home to the Almoner of the Benedictine Abbey that was founded at Evesham in the 8th century. Today, the Almonry, two churches, bell tower and cloister arch are all that remain of what was reportedly the third largest abbey in England. The Almonry houses a collection that spans the prehistoric to the 20th century.

Bewdley Museum

Load Street
Bewdley DY12 2AE

Objects associated with local crafts - pewter and brass, rope making, charcoal burning and woodland crafts. Social history objects,clothing and domestic implements.

Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre & Forge Mill Needle Museum

Needle Mill Lane, Riverside
Redditch B98 8HY

The Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre, which is set in an original reconstructed 16th century barn, shows many of the finds that have been excavated over the years, and consists of a purpose built heritage centre with outer courtyard. The exhibits show what archaeologists have discovered about the life of the Cistercian monks of Bordesley - from how they worshiped, to the clothes they wore, and the illnesses they suffered.

Commandery, The

Worcester WR1 2HU

Originally built as a monastic hospital, The Commandery boasts over a thousand years of history. A Royalist Headquarters at the Battle of Worcester in 1651, this stunning complex of buildings with its magnificent timber framed Great Hall, medieval wall paintings, period rooms, peaceful gardens and a unique atmosphere, ensures your visit is one not to forget.

Croome - National Trust

Rebecca Rd, High Green,
Worcester WR8 9JS

Magnificent landscape park being restored to its former glory: 'Capability' Brown's first complete landscape park. Lakeside garden with islands, bridges and grotto Wonderful Robert Adam park buildings, like the Temple Greenhouse and the Owl Seat Miles of walks through lakeland gardens, shrubbery and open parkland.

Elgar Birthplace Museum

Crown East Lane
Lower Broadheath WR2 6RH

The Elgar Birthplace Museum gives a fascinating insight in to the life and music, family and friends, development and inspirations of Sir Edward Elgar, one of England's greatest composers. Visit the country cottage where he was born on 2nd June 1857 and the newly redeveloped Elgar Centre and Jubilee Family Garden.

Fleece Inn, The - National Trust

Nr Evesham WR11 5JE

The black-and-white half-timbered house, which originally sheltered a farmer and his stock under the same roof, is largely unaltered since first becoming a licensed house in 1848.

Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre

Needle Mill Lane, Riverside
Redditch B98 8HY

The Forge Mill Needle Museum is an industrial museum of the Redditch needle making and fishing tackle industries, housed in the original mill buildings. It features water-powered working machinery in a unique needle scouring mill. The Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre, which is set in an original reconstructed 16th century barn, shows many of the finds that have been excavated over the years, and consists of a purpose built heritage centre with outer courtyard. The exhibits show what archaeologists have discovered about the life of the Cistercian monks of Bordesley.

Hanbury Hall & Gardens - National Trust

School Road, Hanbury
Droitwich Spa WR9 7EA

Built in 1701 by Thomas Vernon, a lawyer and whig MP for Worcester, Hanbury Hall is a beautiful country house. Inside, a mix of interiors await to be discovered, from the restored Hercules rooms and recreated Gothic corridor, to the recently re-decorated smoking room and stunning staircase wall-paintings by Sir James Thornhill.

Harvington Mill

Nr Kidderminster DY10 4LR

Harvington Mill is a beautiful example of a mill that would have once been an important part of the local industry in this area. No longer is it a commercial enterprise or needed by the people of the community, but that does not downplay its historical significance.

Infirmary, The

University Of Worcester, City Campus, Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 3AS, United Kingdom
Worcester WR1 3AS

An interactive exhibition at the University of Worcester's City Campus combining history, science, art and technology to explore the medical stories of one of England's oldest infirmaries. Collections: Displays incorporate the collections of the George Marshall Medical Museum, also in Worcester, and include medical, surgical and nursing equipment, archives, photographs, uniforms and other associated paraphernalia of the last 250 years.

Kidderminster Railway Museum

Station Approach, Comberton Hill
Kidderminster DY10 1QX

The Kidderminster Railway Museum houses a vast range of railway artefacts, most of which date back to the days of steam travel. From pen nibs to clocks, from signs to signalling equipment, from photographs to timetables and rolling stock, there is a vast amount to see. The collections are housed in a warehouse built by the Great Western Railway in 1878.

Pershore Abbey

Church Street
Pershore WR10 1DT

Pershore Abbey was an Anglo-Saxon abbey and is now an Anglican parish church.

Severn Valley Railway

The Railway Station
Bewdley DY12 1BG

The SVR is a full-size standard-gauge railway line running regular steam-hauled passenger trains for the benefit of visitors and enthusiasts alike between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire, a distance of 16 miles. The Severn Valley Railway was in the transport business as a through route for 101 years, from 1862 until 1963.

Stourport Basins

Severn side
Stourport-on-Severn DY13 9EP

Stourport on Severn is an inland port, where exotic goods from the great seaports of Bristol and Gloucester were transferred and exchanged with manufactured goods and materials from Birmingham and the Black Country. Stourport on Severn developed where the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal joined the River Severn. Historic Georgian buildings and numerous bridges, locks and canal basins give a fascinating insight into the life of an 18th century inland port.

Tenbury Wells Pump Rooms

Teme Street
Tenbury Wells WR15 8BA

Tenbury Wells had the 'Wells' added to its name last century to help promote the mineral water wells that had been found in the town from 1840 onwards. The mineral waters brought about the building in 1862 of the now restored Tenbury Spa.

Transport Museum, Wythall, The

Chapel Lane
Wythall B47 6JX

The museum has three halls which accommodate one of the most significant collections of preserved buses in the country. It has the largest collection of preserved Midland Red buses and can probably make the same claim for Birmingham City Transport.

Tudor House

Friar Street
Worcester WR1 2NA

Tudor House has had a varied life in the five centuries since it was built. It has been used as a work place for weavers, clothiers, tailors, bakers, painters, brewers and was used as lodgings, the Cross Keys Inn, a tearoom, a WW2 air raid wardens' post, a school clinic and a museum.

Witley Court & Gardens - English Heritage

Worcester Road
Great Witley WR6 6JT

The vast and rambling remains of this palatial 19th century mansion, surrounded by magnificent landscaped gardens & containing huge stone fountains, provide a great day out in Worcestershire. The largest fountain, representing Perseus and Andromeda - now restored - was described as making the 'noise of an express train' when fired.

Worcester Cathedral

Chapter Office, 8 College Yard
Worcester WR1 2LA

Worcester Cathedral is a magnificent sight as it rises majestically above the River Severn. Worcester has been the seat of a bishopric since the 7th century, and the cathedral was served by monks until the Reformation.

Worcestershire Archaeology Service

Woodbury, University College Worcester, Henwick Grove
Worcester WR2 6AJ

Worcestershire Archaeological Service provides planning and land management advice, maintains the principal database of archaeological discoveries in the county and has an active field section that undertakes the majority of field projects in the county. The service maintains and develops the reference collection of ceramics for the county. Part of this database has now been put on line at A reference library is open to the public by appointment.

Worcestershire County Museum

Hartlebury Castle, Hartlebury
Kidderminster DY11 7XZ

Worcestershire County Museum is housed in historic Hartlebury Castle, home to the Bishops of Worcester for 1000 years.