Worcester: A historic city packed with things to do
Historic cities and towns often
have a certain sense of charm that cannot be found in more modern
places. In Britain especially, the combination of architecture and
heritage makes them an attractive option for movers.
Property for sale in Worcester offers features
such as fine old buildings and may be suitable for those looking to
live in an area steeped in tradition.
Situated in the county of Worcestershire, the city is situated on
the bank of the picturesque River Severn and is also closeby to the
Dating back to Neolithic times, the city has elements of Norman and
Tudor culture, which can be seen in various buildings throughout
the town centre.
Worcester has a number of great local amenities, one of which is
the new central library known as The Hive. Situated on the north
bank of the river, this modern seven-towered building offers a
wonderful contrast to the city’s more traditional
For those who enjoy a little retail therapy once in a while,
Worcester has a number of fashionable retail experiences that will
cater to all tastes. With a combination of both famous high street
brands and one-off independent stores, the city offers a range of
choice that’s hard to beat.
Education is an important part of the city’s heritage with
the University of Worcester being awarded university status in
2005. As well as this, the country town also has a wide range of
other learning facilities.
The majority of these are made up of high schools and independent
schools, however, there are also two colleges in the area for older
students to attend and seven main primary schools.
Due to its Midlands location, Worcester offers good transport links
to nearby cities Birmingham and Gloucester. Drivers can make use of
the A38 road which runs in both directions allowing an easy commute
to either city.
With two railway stations, Worcester Foregate Street and Worcester
Shrub Hill, travel by public transport is also an option for
residents who work outside the city.