The Elgar Birthplace Museum gives a fascinating insight into the life and music, family and friends, development and inspirations of Sir Edward Elgar, one of England's greatest composers.
The country cottage where Elgar was born on 2nd June, 1857, is set in th...
Have fun discovering Worcester with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Find answers to clues and match pictures whilst reading stories about this charming city – you’re guaranteed to spot things you’ve never noticed before. The two walks can be...
A Norman Time Capsule in a Beautiful Setting
A winding lane leads up to the humble but delightful church of St Bartholomew, which sits on a steep bank above a picturesque stream.
Its only companions are a scattering of stone and timbe...
A Masterpiece of Architectural Fantasy
The original church at Croome was demolished by the 6th Earl of Coventry when he decided to replace his adjacent Jacobean house in the 1750s. His new house and park were designed and l...
A Tiny Atmospheric Church
An atmospheric church in a tiny village, St Michaelâ€™s is mainly of the 14th-century, although fragments from an earlier building are built into its walls.
The font is 15th-century and there is good woodwork of the 17th-centu...
A Gracious Church for Gentlefolk
The town centre church of St Swithun, rebuilt in 1734 is an elegant, perfectly preserved early Georgian gem.
Inside, it is airy and open with box pews, a gallery and an attractive arched ceiling.
Spectacular Life-Size Monuments
This simple 700-year-old church sits next to Spetchley Park and gardens.
Spectacular historic monuments to the Berkeley family who own the Park, feature life-size figures in glorious 17th-century costume.
Particularly splendid is the central monument in...