New Homes in Worcestershire
Live the life
Set in beautiful countryside, the West Midlands county of Worcestershire offers lovely surroundings, along with historic towns, great attractions and good transport links.
Things to see and do
Buying a new home in Worcestershire allows you to spend lots of time in the great outdoors. Explore the Malvern Hills, or take part in an outdoor activity on offer, such as a pony trek or Go Ape.
Top Barn Activity Centre has various activities including a zip wire, watersports lake, climbing wall and ropes course. The Broadfields A-Maize-ing Mazes is another choice, while the Droitwich Spa Lido lets you splash around outside.
For history lovers, the county also has several museums. The Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum, Bewdley Museum and Avoncroft Museum are all choices. Or maybe you want to board the Severn Valley Railway, where you can take a steam train ride along a 16-mile scenic stretch from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth.
For shopping, Worcestershire won’t disappoint. Crowngate Shopping Centre has all your high street favourites, while you’ll also find a number of markets, craft shops and farm shops across the region.
Worcester city is filled with history and heritage. Its cathedral takes centre stage and features medieval cloisters, royal tombs, an ancient crypt and beautiful stained glass. Classical concerts are often held here, and great views of the city can be enjoyed from The Tower on Saturdays.
There are many schools across the region, both primary and secondary. For those wishing to study for a degree, Birmingham University and the University of Wolverhampton are both close by.
Worcestershire’s central location makes it very accessible by air, rail and road.
Those flying into the region will find the nearest airport in Birmingham. Taking approximately 40 minutes to reach by road, others include Manchester Airport (two hours) and Heathrow (two hours).
The county also has great road links to the M5, M6, M40, M42 and M50. London can be reached in two hours and 30 minutes.
If you’re arriving by train, the county has many major train stations. There is a frequent main line journey to and from London (two hours and 10 minutes), Birmingham (49 minutes), along with the north and south west of England.