English Holiday Cruises

English Holiday Cruises offer full-package holidays aboard the 4-star hotel boat Edward Elgar out of Gloucester through the Cotswolds Severn Vale. Visit new places daily for outside tours, traditional English meals, full service and a friendly atmosphere in a Covid-secure environment. They enjoy 4-star and ‘Good to Go’ accreditations from Visit England, are members of […]

Stourport Canal Basins

The canal basins, at the historic heart of Stourport-on-Severn are managed today by the Canal & River Trust, a national charity. The basins are the key to Stourport’s origin as a canal town. The basins have been restored, regenerated and returned to their original Georgian splendour, opening up a fascinating heritage attraction. The canal basins […]

Hartlebury Common

Hartlebury Common is one of Worcestershire’s most important nature reserves and is owned and managed by Worcestershire County Council. It is s Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) especially noted for its wild plants and the many species of moths and butterflies that have been recorded. Heather dominates the lower terrace and specialist flowers, such […]

River King Trip Boat

The River King does daily cruises from Stourport-on-Severn during school holidays & weekends. Available for private hire, enjoy the River Severn with up to 120 Passengers. Fully loaded bar & toilet facilities onboard. Live music events throughout the year. Public Day Trips (April – September) Weekends, Bank Holidays & School Holidays Private Hire (Daytimes & Evenings) Available for […]

Stourport Heritage Rooms

The Heritage Rooms are open during events and a private visit can be booked by special arrangement, for families or groups.  The Old Ticket Office is a small building on York Street. At one time it was the office of coal merchant John William Powell, who lived at Kingston House in Mitton Street. The Ticket […]

Heritage Working Boat Bramble

Working boat Bramble A potted history of Bramble Working boat Bramble was built for canal carrying company, Fellows Morton and Clayton in 1934. There is photographic evidence of her working on the Grand Union Canal between Brentford and the Midlands for many years, carrying coal, steel bars and other goods. Fellows Morton and Clayton were […]

Bodenham Arboretum & Earth Centre

Family-run Farm and Arboretum in Worcestershire’s beautiful countryside. Designed and planted, beginning in 1973 and opened to the public in May 1998, Bodenham Arboretum is 156 acres of pure English countryside. A magical place where you can walk through woodland and view over 3000 species of tree. Wildflowers, pools, wildlife and friendly farm animals. An […]

Worcestershire County Museum

Visit Hartlebury Castle and discover over 1000 years of history. Learn more about this fascinating county; explore the past through room sets and real historical objects and discover just what life was like for our ancestors. From costume to gypsy caravans and archaeology to toys, there really is something for everyone to enjoy. The County […]

Witley Court and Gardens

A ruined Italianate mansion operated by English Heritage Explore the dramatic ruins of Witley Court and travel back to a world of lavish house parties. Learn the stories behind the people who once lived and partied here, from servants to royal visitors. Discover elaborate parterre gardens and monumental fountains then find your way through enchanting […]

Go Ape Wyre Forest

Challenge your inner daredevil! Go Ape in one of Britain’s largest remaining ancient forests, and take in the sights and smells of the nature that surrounds the course. With its enormous Douglas fir trees, they don’t call Wyre the Valley of Giants for nothing! You’ll be up in the dense canopies on this high ropes […]