Located in the Midlands of England, the City of Worcester is easily accessible from many parts of the country. There are two primary railway stations, Worcester Foregate Street and Worcester Shrub Hill. Worcester Foregate Street is located in the city centre while Worcester Shrub Hill is just outside of the city centre. The city can also be accessed via coach with drop-off points at King Street, Sansome Street and Cathedral Island. Also, since Worcester is nestled along the River Severn and Worcester to Birmingham Canal, full-service moorings are available at Lowesmoore Wharf and Diglis Basin. The Bus Station is located at the edge of the city at the entrance to the CrownGate Shopping Centre where National Express Coachway, the only national bus company in Worcester, stops and links with the city bus. National Express Coachway offers connections to Kidderminster, Martley, Clifton-upon-Teme, Tenbury Wells, Birmingham, Catshill, Droitwich, Crowle, Kington, Redditch, Stratford-upon-Avon, Pershore, Evesham and Malvern. From these locations you can transfer to different routes and enter the larger cities within the United Kingdom.
Worcester is home to many architectural and historical marvels. One of the most popular destinations for visitors is Worcester Cathedral, a magnificent church from the Middle Ages which features Royal Tombs as well as regular church services. Another popular site is Hanbury Hall, a historical country house with open spaces and a beautiful garden. The Museum of Royal Worcester is a must-see for all museum-goers and history buffs. For a spot of fresh air, stop by Gheluvelt Park or Croome Park during any season. Both are clean and extremely spacious green spaces to explore, hike and relax. Additional attractions include the Elgar Birthplace Museum, the Tudor House Museum, the Great Maize Maze, Worcester Guildhall and the Kinver Edge.