This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Worcester. To help you make friends with Worcester before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Worcester is located in the county of Worcestershire in the West Midlands of England, United Kingdom. Worcester has many historic buildings dating back to the Tudor and Georgian periods; you'll find the historic Worcester Cathedral, many churches, antique shops, galleries, museums, many traditional British pubs (public houses), and riverside walks along the banks of the River Severn. Worcester also has an interesting history, as it's city where the Civil War finished.
There are many different accommodation choices in Worcester -- you're certain to find something to suit any budget. Some options include staying in farmhouses, cottages, bed and breakfasts (B&Bs), luxury and budget hotels, camping and hostels in Worcester. Most Worcester hostels include a complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free city maps and information about local attractions. Some Worcester hostels also will help arrange day or evening trips to some of the local attractions. If you're visiting Worcester during the winter months, book a Worcester hostel that has central heating, as it can get really cold. If you're renting a car it is good to have a GPS, as there are many small roads in and around Worcester, many of which are one-way roads. Some Worcester hostels do offer free car parking, however it is worth checking this at the time of booking. If driving during winter, be prepared for last-minute road closures and delays, as unexpected snowfall has previously caused the closure of many smaller roads.
Worcester is a beautiful, historic city that provides an insight into rich English history and culture, with many activities and attractions that will keep travelers of all ages, backgrounds, and budgets busy for at least a few days, if not a week or longer.
Written by local enthusiast for Worcester hostelsKelly Sheldrick