New homes in the West Midlands
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A rural county in the West Midlands, Worcestershire features beautiful countryside and vibrant towns. It is made up of the cathedral city of Worcester, large towns such as Kidderminster, Redditch and Droitwich, and small towns such as Pershore, Upton upon Severn and Tenbury Wells.
The Severn Valley Railway is a great way to spend a day in Worcestershire. Travelling by steam train through 18 miles of countryside from Kidderminster to Bridgemouth along the River Severn, you will be treated to beautiful views. It also regularly hosts events such as its Christmas Carols Trains.
The county is surrounded by beautiful countryside, meaning that anyone buying a new home in Worcestershire will be able to experience the great outdoors. The Malvern Hills, for example, covers over 3,000 acres and is excellent hiking territory as well as a good spot for seeing wildlife.
The Cotswolds, meanwhile, is the largest of 38 areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales spanning nearly 800 square miles. Here you will find stunning countryside, beautiful grasslands, wooded areas and picturesque villages. It offers a selection of walking and cycling routes as well as hosting several attractions.
Worcestershire Transport Links
Situated in the heart of England, Worcestershire’s location affords it great transport links.
Birmingham International Airport is approximately 40 minutes away for those arriving by air, while Manchester Airport and Heathrow Airport can be reached in around two hours.
If you are travelling by train, the county has many major train stations with a regular main line train service to and from London, Birmingham and several other major destinations in the UK.
Many of the UK’s major cities are easily reachable by road. It takes around 2 hours 40 to get to London, 1 hour 50 to get to Milton Keynes, Bristol can be travelled to in approximately 1 hour 20, while Birmingham can be reached in around 50 minutes.