Shopping, Food and Drink

Worcestershire is a mixture of old and new, which is definitely represented in the shopping opportunities. With a variety of big high street names on offer, as well as countless independent shops and boutiques, there is something to suit every taste. Worcester itself plays host to weekly markets throughout the year, displaying everything from vintage, retro antiques to fresh street food.

Peek your head into some wonderful century old barns and be surprised at the amount of vibrancy packed inside. Glass blowing, wood working and pottery craft stores and workshops can all be found with a little digging. The friendly folk of Worcestershire are always delighted to share their knowledge with visitors and have on display some of the finest examples of artistry in the country.

Worcestershire is renowned as a home for food and drink, and amongst its many towns you will find hundreds of pubs, restaurants, and cafes, perfect for relaxation or celebration. Many award winning establishments make their home here, using locally sourced produce to create fantastic,
traditional dishes.

Worcestershire is a great mix of the old and the new and this couldn’t be truer of the eating establishments. You will find numerous traditional pubs, complete with wooden beams, cosy interiors and real ales. Then on the other side you can treat yourself to a contemporary hotel dining experience, and enjoy an evening martini at one of the counties many cocktail bars.


And if you’re feeling really adventurous, try your own hand at the culinary lifestyle, with one of the several cookery school in the area. Run by local experts and set in the beautiful countryside, these make for a thoroughly enjoyable day out.        

Take a look at this handy guide:  https://issuu.com/visitworcestershire/docs/eating_out_guide_2015-16
There are also plenty of opportunities to come away with local food and drink, produced from the fertile river networks meandering through the county. Stocking more than just local produce are the many farm shops dotting the area. Help yourself to fresh ice creams and sorbets, completely free of anything artificial, or spend a comfy afternoon wrapped up in a slice of cake and a good book. You will find homemade jams and honeys, locally reared meat, dairy products, fresh breads, pressed juices, fresh fruit and vegetables, chutneys and pickles and a variety of cakes and pastries, all crafted in and around the beautiful Vale of Evesham.

Options in Worcestershire are bountiful in their choice and quality, so spend a few days here and take it all in.
 

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Hop Pickers Hideaway

Leigh, Worcestershire

Tucked away in the woodland overlooking the fields towards the magnificient Malvern Hills you will find our...

£120 -£200 per unit/pitch per night
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Glamping & Camping
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Home Farmhouse

Nr Pershore, Worcestershire

Luxury Farmhouse in a Rural Country Village. Between the Malvern and Bredon Hills. Explore Beautiful...

AA 4 * rating
£600 -£3000 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-15 in 1 Unit
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Linhay Farm

Malvern, Worcester

A charming, quiet, peaceful, self-contained, dog friendly B&B with its own private entrance which has...

£65 -£160 per room per night
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B&B
Rooms :
1
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Hop Pickers Barn

Leigh, Worcestershire

17th century award winning barn conversion,luxury log cabin and bespoke handcrafted Shepherd's Hut located in...

Visit England 4 * rating
£520 -£995 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
5 + 4 in 2 Units
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Cox's Barn Bed and Breakfast

Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

Cox’s Barn, a converted barn on Coombe Farm is set in a tranquil, rural location. Three double/twin ensuite...

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£70 -£75 per room per night
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B&B
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The Durrance Cottages

Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

The Durrance Holiday Cottages offer a relaxed rural retreat whether you are on holiday or business it is an...

AA 4 * rating
£330 -£700 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
3-7 in 3 Units
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Hillside Cottage

Pershore, Worcestershire

Situated on our working beef farm and nestling in the foothills of Bredon Hill, the self catering cottage is...

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£280 -£425 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
4 in 1 Unit
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The Stable House and The Annex

Worcester, Worcestershire

Lovely self-contained converted barn and annexe in a rural setting. Situated 10 minutes north of Worcester on...

£80 -£150 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Rooms :
2
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Bowers Hill Farm

Broadway, Worcestershire

Fabulous Cotswold location - quality Georgian bed & breakfast farmhouse offers amazing views of Cotswolds,...

£72 -£120 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Rooms :
4
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Broome Park Farm B&B

Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

Spacious farmhouse B&B, peaceful location on working farm. 2 comfortable en-suite rooms, guest living &...

£70 -£100 per room per night
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B&B
Rooms :
2
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