THE GREAT OUTDOORS: WORCESTERSHIRE EDITION
FANTASTIC FOUR TO EXPLORE
Posted: Thursday 1st April
FANTASTIC FOUR TO EXPLORE
If you want to escape and explore the great outdoors, then Worcestershire really is the place for you.
Discover rural pursuits, bracing walks and stunning scenery – available for all to enjoy.
Our hotel is a fantastic base to explore the hidden gems of Worcestershire. Whatever the weather. Check out our top four recommendations below and put a spring back in your step with a much-needed adventure.
If you're looking for exhilarating climbs with fantastic views or a gentle stroll through colourful wildflower meadows, the Malvern Hills and Commons has it all. The footpaths and bridleways that cross this iconic landscape are clearly shown to help walkers and cyclists plan their route and find their way.
There's more than just walking, cycling and horse riding on the Malvern Hills and Commons. Visitors come to take part in a range of activities from fishing to photography.
With a long history of protection and careful management, the Hills and Commons are packed with wildlife too.
ALL THINGS WILD
Station Road, Honeybourne, Nr Evesham WR11 7QZ
Looking for an exciting day out that will cope with the unpredictable weather? Then look no further.
All Things Wild has everything from indoor play areas to outdoor animal enclosures, and they even have a dinosaur experience to boot. From Macaws and Camels to Snakes and Kangaroos. The Wild Nature Centre is a fantastic year-round family attraction, comprising of animals, dinosaurs, soft play and much more to discover.
SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY
Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, DY10 1QX
The Severn Valley Railway is a full-size standard-gauge railway line, running regular, mainly steam-hauled, passenger trains between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire, a distance of approximately sixteen miles.
Keep your eyes peeled for planned events such as its Spring Steam Up, which runs between April 15 and 18, and its Step Back to the 1940s – a vintage event celebrating the best of Britain on the home front on June 26 and 27 and July 3 and 4. Careful changes have been made to both events to ensure Covid-safety for all visitors.
GO APE WYRE
Wyre Forest, Callow Hill, Bewdley DY14 9XQ
Days out at Go Ape are about living life more adventurously, having fun, spending time with friends and getting in touch with your inner adventurer. With its enormous Douglas fir trees, they don’t call Wyre Forest the Valley of Giants for nothing.
With both a Treetop Challenge and a Treetop Adventure, Go Ape at Wyre Forest is ideal for both thrill seekers after their next rush, and families just looking for a great day out. Both courses are high with some great obstacles and fast zips.