Places to visit in Worcestershire range from ornate cathedrals to glorious nature reserves. Discover hidden attractions, cool sights, and unusual things to do in Worcestershire.
There are a plethora of things to do in Worcestershire, far more than the 19 we have handpicked for you here, but these are some of our favourite picks to spend your time whilst visiting Worcestershire.
From festivals to incredible outdoor activities like paddle boarding on the River Avon, paintballing and quad biking to indoor activities and adventures such as karting to escape rooms and wine tasting.
Whether you’ve lived here all your life or just arrived in town, our county checklist will help you hunt out hidden gems and explore fully what Worcestershire has on offer.
Round off your day/weekend nicely by filling your bellies with some of the best food around, and check out our 12 best restaurants in Worcestershire.
The Falconry Centre, incredibly passionate for birds of prey, currently housing and displaying a wide variety of Eagles, Vultures, Hawks, Falcons and Owls native to the UK and from around the world.
With a number of bird of prey handling and flying experiences at the centre, you can appreciate an exciting and interesting activity that will stay with you for years to come.
Karting is widely known as one of the best indoor activities to enjoy, so visit Karting Worcester which offers a killer karting track including a laser combat centre located in Worcester, which can be enjoyed by families, individuals, large groups and perfect for corporate events.
Step into the Laser Arena and lose yourself in their toxic wasteland! Navigate the maze and challenge your friends to the ultimate battle – no mercy! Race around the indoor kart track and try to beat Lewis Hamilton’s time – yes he’s visited!
Cyber Q Escape Rooms is a thrilling and fun interactive live escape game that will certainly get your brain ticking and your heart racing. It’s a challenging and unique experience that is completely different to your conventional games.
It is a whole lot of fun and perfect for friends, family, special occasions and team building events too.
Try something different this year and visit Sarah Greening Glass where you can attend glass fusing classes in the picturesque town of Worcester. In a 2 hour class you would be able to make 3-4 items of your choice including jewellery, coasters, sun-catchers and creative hanging decorations!
No previous experience or artistic ability required, just book in advance and let your imagination and creativity run wild.
Severn Expeditions Day Boat Hire is a family run business offering Day Boat Hire and Guided Fishing Trips along the River Severn through the idyllic county of Worcestershire. What better way to spend a day with family or friends than on the secluded joys of the River Severn driving your very own motor boat? Being your own captain and feeling the fresh countryside air in your face – you are guaranteed to have a blast.
At Peachley Quad Trekking in Worcester, experience the thrill and excitement of quad biking through the panoramic views of the Worcestershire countryside. Get ready for an action packed day that will challenge and excite you and friends!
Peachley Quad Trekking also provides a lovely picnic area so make sure to pack in those sausage rolls to keep you fuelled throughout the day!
Grabbed By The Alpacas is a alpaca trekking adventure providing a 4 mile trek with your very own alpaca, an experience you will never forget and will very likely wish to repeat time and again.
You get to choose your own Alpaca from the herd, learn about their adorable and inquisitive characteristics and prepare the Alpaca with halter and lead ready to start the trek!
A wonderful and unique outdoor activity you can share with friends or family!
You are always guaranteed a good time bowling so why not visit Tenpin Worcester where you can enjoy bowling, a game of pool and all the arcade games you could wish for! With plenty of bowling lanes, a wide range of great tasting food and refreshing drinks, you’ll want to come back to hear the familiar sound of a strike, again and again.
Perfect indoor activities for holding parties and corporate celebrations, arcade game play, or an after work drink from the fully licensed bar.
In the picturesque Cotswold village of Stanton, a few miles from Broadway, you will find a delightful horse riding experience at Cotswold Riding. Providing lessons and splendid hacks with the stunning Worcestershire countryside as your backdrop, it is the perfect day out with friends and family.
Wrap up a picnic and choose a secluded spot to enjoy during your hack, but make sure to pack an apple for your large furry companion!
Shooting4Fun has been delivering outdoor and indoor shooting activities in Worcestershire and the West Midlands for over 25 years. Providing a wide range of exciting activities such as Archery, Laser Clay, Clay and Rifle Shooting, including Laser Tag, you are completely catered for at Shooting4Fun!
Become a real life James Bond or Katniss Everdeen and enjoy the moment!
Fancy a spot of fishing? Then visit Broad Oak Trout Lakes, found between the Malvern Hills and the River Severn in Worcestershire. The site is surrounded by mature oak trees with the Malvern Hills as the backdrop creating an idyllic location to spend the day fly-fishing for trout! If extending the fun, then why not stay over in one of Broad Oak Trout Lakes glamping huts to make your visit perfect!
If you are looking for a more extensive inspiration list on accommodation, then have a gander at our 15 best accommodations in Worcestershire.
Frome Valley Vineyard in Worcester is surrounded by orchards, hop yards and rolling meadows, providing tastings of classically English still and sparkling wines from the Frome Valley in the heart of England.
Their grape varieties include Pinot Noir, Bacchus, Reichensteiner, Madeleine Angevine, Schonurger and Rondo. This selection has proved well suited to the conditions and benefit from a long growing season and slow ripening.
Book in advance with friends or family to enjoy a fabulous day out learning all about the origins of the delicious wine you taste, while looking out over the vineyard with the Worcestershire countryside as your backdrop.
If you fancy yourself a bit of a connoisseur of wine, then why not cross the border and check out our 4 best wine tasting experiences in Herefordshire and continue the learning!
Churchfields Farm Maize Maze promises a fun filled day out with the family during the summer months! As well as the maize maze to explore, you will find other attractions such as mini-mazes, puzzles, play areas, pedal go-karts, farm animals, tractor rides, inflatable mazes and much more.
Head into battle with friends, family, colleagues and come out the other side victorious! Great day out for all!
Honeybourne Pottery is an independent family business near Evesham that offers an exciting range of potter’s wheel and clay modelling workshops for individuals, families and groups. All experience levels welcome to join in the fun and achieve amazing results, plus something beautiful to take home and show off at dinner parties or give as a gift.
Vertical Limit indoor rock climbing offers extensive and varied climbing terrain from 4m to 11.5m tall walls suitable for all skill levels. Kids and adults alike are sure to have a great time challenging themselves with helpful instruction from the certified team.
Get out into the fresh air with your jacket & wellies and join the team at Clay Pigeon Shooting Cotswold for some friendly fun, in the pretty and idyllic Broadway in Cotswold countryside. Enjoy clay pigeon shooting and shotgun workshops as the perfect day out with friends, corporate events, plus stag and hen parties very much welcome!
You will be sure to hit the target with these indoor laser shooting venues and outdoor rifle & pistol shooting experiences in Worcestershire.
Nestled in the Upper High Street in the picturesque village of Broadway, is where the Little Soap Shop craft their small-batch Artisan handmade products and where they also run the Little Soap School offering a place for anyone to learn about artisanal soap-making and craft their very own vegan-friendly gifts to give.
They believe that the best gifts should be personal and thoughtful, so what better way to treat someone than a luxurious handmade organic soap? Book the experience now and have a relaxing and insightful day unleashing your creative side.
The team at Wittering SUP in Evesham aim to make stand-up paddle boarding, the UK’s fastest growing water sport, as accessible as possible whilst following their philosophy of helping folks escape the noise of modern life, reconnect with nature and loved ones whilst learning a new, confidence building skill that you can take with you on all your travels and adventures.
Enjoy a wonderous time on the River Avon with panoramic views of the Worcestershire countryside.