Explore the Area

From museums and attractions to shopping centres and restaurants, Birmingham is exciting to explore by bus, boat or foot. And with one of the most compelling and eclectic British arts scenes, the city’s cultural spectrum never fails to surprise.

Regency town houses, characterised by intricate ironwork balconies and painted stucco facades, line the historic Promenade, squares and terraces in Cheltenham. The town has award-winning gardens, an impressive range of stylish shops and restaurants, and horse racing, music and literature festivals.

The Cotswolds
The Cotswolds is one of England's favourite destinations, famous for hundreds of honey-coloured limestone villages in a beautiful rural setting. Discover Cirencester, the Capital of the Cotswolds, or visit Stow-on-the-Wold to admire the views from its hill-top location. The smaller towns and villages, including The Slaughters, Broad Campden, Chalford, Bibury and Longborough, each have their own unique character.

Droitwich Spa
Surrounded by splendid Worcestershire countryside, with a number of small villages close by, Droitwich Spa is one of the most historic spa towns in the UK.

Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the River Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon is steeped in culture and history. As the birthplace of William Shakespeare, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK.

A historic riverside town in Gloucestershire with an eclectic mix of shops, cafés, tea rooms and pubs. Tewkesbury also boasts a famous network of alleyways and a medieval old town. Take a stroll along the River Severn, enjoy a boat trip along the Avon, or marvel at the 12th century ceiling in Tewkesbury Abbey.

Worcester, the county town of Worcestershire, is an ancient city with a modern outlook. From the keen shopper to the history buff, culture vulture and sports fan, there is something to tempt everyone, including a vibrant programme of events throughout the year.

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