Destination guide

Friendly Worcester will entice you

Take a vacation to Worcester and enjoy the area's cathedral, monuments and entertainment. Well known for its riverfront, bars and gardens, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Worcester

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Worcester a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Worcester Racecourse (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • The Vale Golf and Country Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Kidderminster Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • West Midland Safari Park (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Pitcheroak Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Highley Station Visitor Centre (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Worcester

Worcester is famous for its stunning river views, picturesque gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Worcester is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sanders Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Lickey Hills Country Park (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Woodgate Valley Country Park (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Dover's Hill (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Pittville Park (20.7 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Titterstone Clee Hill (21 mi / 33.8 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Worcester

The nearest airport is in Birmingham (BHX), located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Coventry (CVT), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Worcester Foregate Street Station or Worcester Shrub Hill Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Worcester?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 210 vacation rentals near Worcester. From 94 Cottages to 75 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Worcester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Worcester?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Worcester:

  • Jewellery Quarter: 97 vacation rentals
  • Birmingham City Centre: 149 vacation rentals
  • Edgbaston: 75 vacation rentals
  • The Westside: 140 vacation rentals
  • Business District: 95 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Cottages in Worcester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 94 Cottages in Worcester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Worcester include:

  • Houses: 75 rentals available
  • Cabins: 94 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 94 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Worcester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Worcester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.