• Photo of family at Avoncroft Museum

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Hidden Gems to Visit in Worcestershire

Worcestershire creates the opportunity for visitors to unearth some of the UK’s best-hidden gems. Allow us to share with you some of our best-kept secrets. Shhhhh! Don’t tell anybody.

1. Harvington Hall

Harvington Hall is a beautiful, moated manor house with the country's largest surviving series of priest hides. The house also boasts a rare collection of original Elizabethan wall paintings. The house was originally built 1300’s bringing to life the fascinating history of the survival of roman catholic families. Visitors can enjoy a tea room and visitor centre onsite.

Harvington Hall

2. The Fleece Inn

A historic pub with roaring log fires, real ales and delicious pub classics. The Fleece Inn is a pub steeped in history, originally built in the early 15th century by a farmer named Byrd, the pub remained in the ownership of the same family until 1977. The pub pays homage to the locally grown vegetable Asparagus during May and June.

The Fleece Inn

3. Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

An award-winning open-air museum with a collection of recused historic buildings. Spanning over 700 years of history! There are also tributes to the Midlands' industrial heritage, including a 100-year forge and a 19th-century chain-making shop. Friendly dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds at Avoncroft Museum!

Avoncroft Museum

4. Deer Park Vineyard

A family-run vineyard on the historic slopes of Bredon Hill, producing a selection of internationally award-winning still and sparkling wines. Nestled on the slope of the iconic Bredon Hill, on the western tip of the Cotswolds. A must-visit for wine lovers!

Deer Park Wines

5. Droitwich Spa Lido

One of the UK’s last remaining inland, open-air, saltwater swimming pools. The Droitwich Spa Lido is Worcestershire's finest outdoor pool, open during the summer months it's the ideal day out for all the family. Guests can enjoy a wet play area, sun terraces and the Lido Café!

Droitwich Lido

To find out more head to the ‘Explore’ section of the Visit Worcestershire website – visitworcestershire.org

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