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Worcester Travel Guide: 131 reviews and 270 photos
Worcester is the County Town of Worcestershire. The county is to the south west of the Birmingham and the West Midland conurbation. My home town, Stourport-on-Severn, is 13 miles to the north of Worcester upstream on the River Severn.
Worcester is a University town and is where I am currently studying (OK I know I am in my 60's) for a 2nd degree, this time a Masters degree in 19th Century Studies.
Dedicated to St Wulstan and St Oswald. Wulstan became Bishop of Worcester in 1062 and the Cathedral is the burial place of St Oswald and King John (died 18th October 1216). Worcester Cathedral is always having to have repairs to its stonework so the view you might like to photo may not always be possible.
Jan 2003. English Heritage gave a grant of £221,000 towards ongoing masonry and roof repairs.
Jan 2004. English Heritage have just announced a grant of £99,000 to repair the Chapter House roof.
Jan 2006 English Heritage Cathedral Grants scheme have just awarded the Cathedral GBP50,000 towards conservation work on the 12th century polygonal Chapter House.
At one end of the High Street opposite the Cathedral is this statue of Elgar.
Gheluvelt Park is one of Britains many formal Victorian Public Parks. It is situated about a mile north from the city... more travel advice
A notable restored 18th century building built by Thomas White, a local architect. Exhibits include a cannon, scold's... more travel advice
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