There’s so much to do for the whole family, whatever the weather. For example, cinema and theatre, leisure centres, fishing, tennis, golf, museums, a day at the races. For more information, see local worcestershire attractions website.
Everything you need for a stress-free holiday.
- Pubs/eating establishments 1- 3 miles
- Tesco, Aldi, Waitrose – 3 miles
- Farm Shops – 2 – 8 miles
- Garden Centre – 1½ miles
Lovely market towns and cities, all within easy reach.
- Worcester – 4 miles
- Malvern, Upton upon Severn, Pershore and Droitwich 8 – 12 miles
- Ledbury, Tewkesbury, Evesham 12 – 18 miles
- Gloucester, Cheltenham, Hereford, Stratford and Birmingham all within easy reach
Places of Interest
- Croome Landscape Park, Croome
- Hanbury Hall
- Eastnor Castle, Ledbury
- River Severn
- Malvern Hills
- The Commandery and Greyfriars in Worcester
- Worcester Cathedral
- Severn Valley Railway
- Westons Cider
- Three Counties Showground
- West Midlands Safari Park
- The famous Cheltenham Races
- Horse racing at Worcester and Hereford
- Worcester Premier Rugby at Sixways
- Worcester County Cricket at New Road
- Beautiful golf courses and fishing lakes
Local Eating & Drinking
There are plenty of eating and drinking places to choose from whether you are looking for something rather special, pub grub or just a quick meal. There are also many Indian, Chinese, Thai and Italian establishments in local Pershore, Upton Upton Severn, Worcester and Malvern.
Below are just a few suggestions of places where we have eaten recently and enjoyed or have been recommended to us by friends and visitors to The Barn.
For something a little special
The Swan at Whittington (just off M5 J7 Worcester south) is a busy pub serving excellent food. Whittington, Worcester WR5 2RL 01905 351361 http://www.swanatwhittington.com
The Jockey Inn at Baughton – about 5 miles away has recently been refurbished and has great atmosphere, a good menu choice and excellent food. Pershore Road, Worcester WR8 9DQ 01684 592153 http://www.thejockeyinn.co.uk
The Swan Inn at Hanley Swan – 10 miles but worth the drive. Also recently refurbished it has great ambience both drinking and eating. The food has that wow factor….you wont be disappointed. Worcester Road – Hanley Swan – WR8 0EA 01684 311870 http://www.thehanleyswaninn.com/
The Inn at Welland – the other side of Upton Upon Severn, around 11 miles. Again great atmosphere and wonderful food. Hook Bank Drake Street, Malvern WR13 6LN 01684 592317 http://www.theinnatwelland.co.uk
Belle House Pershore (6 miles) is also lovely for a special treat as is The Bell at Eckington (8 miles). 5A Bridge Street, Pershore WR10 1AJ 01386 555055 belle-house.co.uk
Jimmy Pickles in Pershore is an Indian restaurant – highly recommended. 76 High Street, Pershore WR10 1DU 01386 555900 jimmypickles.com
The Pickled Plum in Pershore is also recommended – be warned, portion sizes are generous! 135 High Street, Pershore WR10 1EQ 01386 556645 http://www.pickledplum.co.uk
Feli’s Bar & Restaurant offers contemporary italian cuisine using local sourced fresh ingredients in a relaxing atmosphere…
Hawbridge, Stoulton, Worcester WR7 4RJ 01905 840647 http://www.felisrestaurant.com
The Flyford Arms offers rustic charm with modern and home comfort classics. Old Hill Flyford Flavell, Worcester WR7 4DA 01905 381900
Good honest pub food
The Plough and Harrow at Drakes Broughton just 2 – 3 miles away) is well known for its carvery. Worcester Road, Pershore WR10 2AG 01905 841041 http://www.theploughandharrowdrakesbroughton.co.uk
The Retreat in Littleworth just over a mile away is great for a quick supper, lunch – take the kids. Woodbury Lane, Worcester WR5 2PT 01905 820274 http://www.marstons.co.uk
The Huntsman, Green Street near Kempsey – and within walking distance (across the fields) is our local drinking pub – currently serving pub food. Dog friendly it has a garden and serves Bathums. Say no more! Green Street Kempsey Green Street Worcester WR5 3QB. 01905 820336 huntsman.com
In the village of Kempsey The Anchor anchorkempsey.co.uk 01905 820011 and The Talbot http://www.phoenixpub.co.uk 01905 828473 serve similar food, with The Walter de Canteloupe http://www.walterdecantelupe.co.uk 01905 820572 a more cosy atmosphere with home cooked meals.
The Rose and Crown is a lovely village pub in Severn Stoke – just along the river from Kempsey, with garden and a play area. Having recovered from numerous floodings it is very welcoming for drinkers and those wanting a meal. Church Lane, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ 01905 371249 http://www.roseandcrownsevernstoke.com
The Oak at Kinnersley – refurbished summer 2016 – currently an Italian Restaurant – very good meal Sep 2016
YOU MUST VISIT ‘Coffee at WRfive’ – which is a community funded, Café and Lounge Bar, opened March 2017 and only a short walk down the road at Norton Parish Hall in the village of Littleworth. The smaller of the two rooms has been totally transformed into a wonderful place for a meet up with friends over a coffee, or alcoholic beverage and light bites. There is a childrens’ play park, a basket ball and tennis court plus a huge playing field if you need to work up an appetite! Check out its face book page.