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The Big 3: Worcester’s Heritage Group Travel Itinerary

Experience a piece of Worcester’s history with a group visit to its three museums all based in the city centre. From tales of the English Civil War to the resting place of the infamous King John, the faithful city ois the perfect day trip.

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1. Worcester Cathedral

A spectacular sight across Worcester’s city skyline, the Cathedral has been a place of worship for over fourteen centuries. Welcoming visitors from across the world, Worcester Cathedral is regarded as one of the most interesting of all England’s cathedrals, especially architecturally.

Your guests can be guided around the cathedral with expert insight and knowledge on the Cathedral’s history and main attractions which include the resting place of King John, Tudor architecture and the Worcester Pilgrim.

Activity Time – 2/3 Hours

Group visits can be booked in advance. Please refer to the website for further information.


info@worcestercathedral.org.uk or 01905 732 900

2. The Commandery

A historic building, most famous for being the Royalist Headquarters during the deciding battle of the English Civil War – the Battle of Worcester 1651.

Your group will experience life as a soldiers 300 miles from home, delegates can test their skills in battle strategy and even come face-to-face with Oliver Cromwell. The gardens are a must-visit, where you can connect with nature in the heart of the city. Be guided through the history and learn about the uses of the building from an early medieval chapel to a printworks.

Activity Time – 2/3 hours

Group visits can benefit from a 10% discount on visits of 10 people or more when booked in advance.


commandery@museumsworcestershire.org.uk or 01905 361821

3. Museum of Royal Worcester

A warm welcome awaits for your group visit to the Museum of Royal Worcester. Discover 250 years of colourful stories through the world’s largest collection of Worcester porcelain.

The museum can help you tailor your group experience to suit your interests and time available. Choose from an inspiring range of behind-the-scenes talks. With enough notice, they can also arrange bespoke talks by Worcester porcelain experts and TV personalities, John Sandon, Philip Serrell and Paul Crane.

Refreshment packages and additional Paint-Your-Own-Pottery experiences are also available.

Activity Time – 2/3 Hours

Free coach parking is available at the museum with prior booking and is subject to availability. Coach drivers and guides are free to enter the museum.


info@museumofroyalworcester.org or 01905 384 652

If you have any further questions then please contact visitworcestershire@worcestershire.gov.uk and a member of the team will be able to assist with your group visit to Worcestershire.

A list of coach-friendly car parks and new travel trade guide can be found here - Group Travel | Visit Worcestershire

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Duration :
24 Hours
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History & Heritage

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Worcester Cathedral

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Worcester Cathedral has been a place of prayer and worship for fourteen centuries. Highlights include the spectacular end-to-end vista, King John's tomb, Prince Arthur's Chantry, St Wulfstan's Crypt, and the early 12th-century round chapter house.

The Commandery

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The Commandery is a beautiful building and garden where you can encounter the past brought to life..

Museum of Royal Worcester

Visit Worcestershire

Learn about the talented workforce and everyday life as you travel through the Georgian, Victorian and 20th Century galleries. Free audio tour with entry.

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