Worcester & Tewkesbury Shopper
The cathedral city of Worcester is located on the River Severn, in the county of Worcester, Internationally renowned for its sauce and Royal Worcester fine china, this ancient city has retained much of its heritage and is a popular visitor destination with numerous historic buildings and attractions. Most notable amongst these is the magnificent 11th-century cathedral itself which dominates the skyline and which houses the remains of King John. The city is also a thriving commercial and retail centre for the area.
Tewkesbury is an ancient settlement at the meeting of the rivers Severn and Avon. The surrounding rivers and flood plain have prevented the old town from expanding so that its long thin profile has hardly altered since the middle ages. Tewkesbury presents one of the best medieval townscapes in England with its fine half-timbered Tudor buildings, overhanging upperstoreys and ornately carved doorways.Tewkesbury is renowned as having one of the best medieval black and white townscapes in the country and has much to delight the visitor. Discover the hidden charms along narrow alleyways where the eaves of crooked timber buildings nearly touch or take a leisurely cruise along the river. Tewkesbury is dominated by the 12th-century Abbey. Known to some as the 'Westminster Abbey' of the feudal barony, this beautiful building has the highest Norman tower in England as well as rich architecture and artistic heritage. Also here are the fascinating John Moore Countryside Museum, the Town Museum and the Old Baptist Chapel.
Depart for home approx. 17.30
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.