Located in the heart of the West Midlands, in the country of England, is the traditional and peaceful county of Worcestershire. A Worcestershire holiday is the perfect choice if you want to get a taste of traditional rural life in England without the masses of tourists getting under your feet. A Worcestershire holiday rental cottage not only offers all of the comforts of home it provides some spectacular countryside and hilly views that will just simply take your breath away.
The beauty of a Worcestershire holiday is that it can be as relaxed or as active as you want it to be. With such stunning scenery, it is easy to while away the days of your trip simply watching the world go by. A Worcestershire holiday is popular with those who love bird watching, painting and photography because there are so many great views to be found in the county. If you are feeling energetic then there are numerous outdoor pursuits to be enjoyed such as swimming, fishing, cycling, walking, golf, tennis, horse riding and mountain biking.
If you have recharged your batteries and fancy slipping out from your comfortable Worcestershire holiday rental cottage for the day then it is worth visiting the city of Worcester itself. Probably the most popular and spectacular of the attractions to be found in the city is the imposing Worcester Cathedral. The cathedral was built between 1084 and 1504 and details many different architectural types that have been used throughout the ages. The cathedral has a Norman crypt and a somewhat unique chapterhouse for visitors to explore. Other attractions worth seeing in the city of Worcester are the Museum of Worcester Porcelain, the Worcestershire Regiment Museum and The Commandery.
If you are thinking of booking a fantastic Worcestershire holiday rental cottage then you will be privy to warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Worcestershire holiday are usually July and August when the daytime temperature hovers at around 22°C. The winter months of January and February still offer up daytime temperatures of around 5°C. The annual rainfall amount for the county is 25 inches.
Travellers on a Worcestershire holiday are likely to arrive at Birmingham Airport (BHX) which is approximately 25 miles away from the county. Airlines that have cheap, regular flights to the area include BMI, Flybe and Eastern Airways. Passengers can depart from various UK airports including Glasgow (GLA), Aberdeen (ABZ), Newcastle(NCL), Edinburgh (EDI) and Belfast (BFS).