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Croome Stables Local Information

Croome Stables holiday cottage is situated in Capability Brown's stunning, landscaped parkland, Croome Park. Just a few miles away is the picturesque, Georgian town of Pershore, the festival town of Upton-upon-Severn, the culture and heritage of Great Malvern and the beauty of the Malvern hills.

Croome National Trust Park

Discover the beauty and space of Croome - the ideal place to relax and unwind. The serene landscape and lakeside are full of paths which stretch for miles, taking you on a journey through 18th-century pleasure gardens. Wander with your family through the evocative empty spaces of the magnificent mansion house, and find out about the different characters and communities which called Croome their home from the 18th century to the present day. Sounds, objects and images bring the story of Croome to life, and there are also plenty of exciting and fun events throughout the year to enjoy. Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/croome for more information.

 

Pershore

Pershore is an unspoiled, picturesque Market Town, famed for its elegant Georgian architecture and magnificent Abbey (www.pershoreabbeyorg.uk). It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and picturesque villages and is a haven for cyclists and ramblers. Pershore is renowned for its independent shops which offer the discerning shopper an extensive range of purchases. Pershore also has many specialist shops, an undercover market and welcoming pubs and restaurants. It also has its own "Number 8" Community Arts Centre (www.number8.org) with an exciting programme of events.

 

Upton-upon-Severn

Upton is a small town with it's own marina on the banks of the River Severn in beautiful South Worcestershire.
Small Upton might be, but it is a hive of activity and hosts a folk festival in spring, a jazz festival (www.uptonjazz.co.uk) and blues festival (www.uptonbluesfestival.org.uk) in summer each year which attract people from overseas as well as all corners of the UK. A friendly town with a wealth of places to eat, drink and sleep despite its relatively small size.

 

The Malverns

Culture, heritage and nature come together in the Malverns. The theatre at Malvern (www.malvern-theatres.co.uk) is generally regarded as one of the best outside London with major productions on regularly and many excellent local restaurants offering tempting pre-thatre dinners.

The Malvern Hills are officially designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boast some of the most spectacular views in the Midlands, with routes for both beginners and the more experienced walkers. The entire length of the Hills is open to the public and is criss-crossed with about 160km (100 miles) of bridleways and footpaths.

The Three Counties Showground in Malvern has over 200 days of events on throughout the year including the well known Three Counties Show. Details of what's on can be found at www.threecounties.co.uk.