A fabulous 2 bedroom country cottage on the edge of private woodland with private courtyard parking to the front and garden and patio area with log fired hot tub to the rear. Downstairs king sized bedroom (can convert to twin) en-suite (shower & loo), upstairs king sized bedroom with bath/shower/loo. Open plan kitchen/sitting room and boot room. Pet friendly. magical, stunning, doorstep walks. West Midlands with easy access to motorway links, little piece of paradise where you can switch of, relax and unwind. Lovely cosy cottage with Biomass heating and log effect electric fire.
Set high on the western slopes of the magnificent Malvern Hills, The Lodge was designed by Arts and Crafts architect CFA Voysey in 1895, and is complete with original historic architectural details. Carefully furnished with antiques and comfortably equipped, the characterful cottage has a large rustic dining kitchen and two cosy sitting rooms, one with a wood burning stove, as well as three bedrooms and three bathrooms.
Stay in the peaceful Worcestershire countryside in this fantastic Grade-II listed holiday cottage. The interior is a mix of 17th Century bricks and beams next to contemporary materials and furnishings to create a unique space where couples can relax and enjoy exploring the Wyre Forest, Kidderminster, Stourport and Worcester. The Coach House is in Lincombe, close to the Redstone Caves and with easy access to an extensive network of footpaths, bridleways and cycling routes to make it an excellent year-round location for a romantic holiday for couples or a peaceful retreat for solo travellers.
Has an escape to the country ever looked as good as The Nest? The welcoming 19th-century cottage has been sympathetically restored to offer a luxurious stylish standard of accommodation for up to four people, making it ideal for couples or families. The peaceful location just outside Lincomb and close to Stourport-on-Severn and Kidderminster is within easy reach of the River Severn, Wyre Forest and the ancient city of Worcester, as well as attractions like Hanbury Hall and Arley Arboretum.
Peaceavon sits serenely beside the bank of the River Avon in the charming Worcestershire village of Wyre Piddle. It sleeps eight people in four superbly appointed bedrooms, two with ensuite, with fantastic views from the bedrooms and the living areas. The upside-down layout makes the most of the incredible views and allows for a large balcony on the upper level and a patio and terraced garden on the ground floor. Pershore is two miles along the river with shops and places to eat and drink. The Cotswolds, Worcester, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwick Castle, and Cadbury World are all within reach for a day out.
With miles of fabulous walks and bike rides on the doorstep, this characterful holiday cottage sits in an elevated position on the slopes of the Malvern Hills in an enviable spot next to the historic Holy Well Spring. Great Malvern with its excellent amenities is just two miles away and there is a restaurant and pubs within walking distance. Easy access to many of Central England's attractions including the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds.
A two-bedroom cottage in a converted Victorian barn on a family-run farm close to Pershore and Worcester. Broad Iron sleeps four people and suits couples, families, friends and even solo visitors in the area for work. There is fishing onsite and lots of opportunity for walking and cycling through the countryside whilst on holiday. Rural Worcestershire is gorgeous in all seasons with a fantastic mix of space and easy accessibility to places like Worcester, Birmingham, Cheltenham, and Stratford-on-Avon.
The beauty of the English countryside beckons from this gorgeous Cotswold cottage. Well Furlong Cottage is within walking distance of Little Comberton. It sleeps up to eight people in four ensuite bedrooms and features loads of luxurious extras including a tennis court and an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi and steam room. Worcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stratford-Upon-Avon are all within easy reach, as are favourite Cotswold attractions, footpaths and cycling routes.
Varden House is a welcoming barn conversion in rural Worcestershire, close to Pershore and within easy reach of Worcester. There is a wealth of things to do during your stay from fishing onsite to walking through ancient woodland, mountain biking in the Malvern Hills AONB, admiring abbeys, castles and heritage buildings, or exploring historic places like Stratford-Upon-Avon. Birmingham and Cheltenham are easy to reach by car, as are Cotswolds towns like Broadway and Chipping Campden. The holiday cottage sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms and has a layout that suits families, extended families and friends.
Sitting in a tranquil position set up a private road where a stream runs through the grounds, with Private parking and being dog friendly with an enclosed garden, this welcoming self-catering cottage is only a five minute stroll from the heart of the Cotswolds village of Broadway with its superb independent shops, pubs and restaurants. Lower Mill Cottage Two is a great base for exploring the Cotswolds and Central England.
Set just up a private road. amongst very picturesque grounds with a stream running through, private parking and being dog friendly with an enclosed garden, these two holiday cottages sit in an enviable idyllic quiet location just a few minutes stroll from the centre of Broadway - one of the Cotswolds most beautiful villages with an excellent choice of pubs, restaurants and independent shops. A great base for exploring Central England or simply relaxing.
A delightful holiday cottage in an enviable quiet position just a few minutes walk from the heart of the popular village of Broadway - one of the Cotswolds most desirable villages with excellent pubs, restaurants and independent shops to browse. Private parking and being dog friendly, with a garden that is enclosed
It was within the county that the first skirmish of the English Civil War occurred (at the Battle of Powick Bridge) and it also featured the last major battle of the conflict, the Battle of Worcester in 1651. Embedded in the county is a deep history and there are various historic houses located around the area including Harvington Hall, a moated medieval and Elizabethan manor-house that features Elizabethan architecture and original wall paintings.
The rural makeup of the county offers fantastic outdoor pursuits and the beautiful landscapes are great for photography. Malvern Hills is a vast area of open common land that is ideal for walking whilst soaking up the native wildlife and enjoying the stunning views. Worcestershire is also included in the Cotswolds area which is one of the most popular in England. The Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is full of rolling hills, relaxing nature trails and quaint little villages that haven't changed in years.
Within the Cotswolds area is the Worcestershire village of Broadway that is often described as the ideal representation of a typical Cotswolds village. Its thatched roofs, winding roads, honey coloured old age limestone buildings that date back to the 16th century in some cases and unique charm make it a great location to explore the rest of the county. It also includes a number of ancient pubs and inns where visitors can experience traditional Worcestershire culinary delights.
The county is not just made up of picturesque rural landscapes, instead it also has some bustling towns such as Worcester itself with its spectacular cathedral and Redditch. Here you can find a curious mix of old and new with tradition arts and crafts stores beside modern shopping centres with high street brands and multinational stores. Families can experience a wide range of activities and the county is welcoming for children with plenty to do. The Safari Park at Bewdley provides a chance to view animals not native to the area, whilst the Transport Museum in the charming village of Wythall offers an insight into the past.
Worcestershire manages to combine modernity and age old tradition in an effective way. From the rural landscapes that offer a scenic view of the area to the busy towns with their modern facilities and lively atmosphere, the county really does appeal to all. Its little market villages show off a way of life unique to the area and the real sense of history makes for a fascinating visit to the county. Old and new, traditional and modern, Worcestershire is one of the most accessible counties in England with a diverse and appealing nature.
Read more about the Cotswolds in our things to do in the Cotswolds guide