Things To Do in Worcester
Diglis House Hotel and the City of Worcester is ideal for couples, families, or just exploring on your own between business trips.
Unwind and feel refreshed with a fantastic Worcestershire Staycation, situated in and around the heart of Worcester there is plenty to do for a perfect getaway.
Out and About
Diglis House enjoys an enviable location as a Worcester hotel in the heart of the city.
Worcester has everything for the visitor; a perfect destination for exploring and adventure. Ideal for couples, families, or just exploring on your own.
Steeped in Heritage and History
Worcester Cathedral is one of England’s loveliest cathedrals, with the tomb of King John, Medieval cloisters, an ancient crypt and Chapter House, magnificent Victorian stained glass and just a short walk along the riverside walkway from Diglis House Hotel.
Dating back to the 10th century, The Commandery was Cromwell’s Battle HQ during Worcester’s decisive role in the English Civil War, On the 22nd August 1651, Charles II marched into Worcester at the head of 18,000 men.
Tudor buildings and National Trust properties.
Shopping that is Uniquely Worcester, world class sporting venues with Worcestershire County Cricket Club and Worcester Racecourse all within walking distance and Worcester Warriors Football Rugby Club close by. We are well placed for Cheltenham Racecourse and events at the NEC, Birmingham.
Worcester is ideally situated as a base for visiting some of England’s best tourist spots, from the rolling Cotswolds to the Vale of Evesham, the Cider making in Hereford and the Welsh borders there is nothing but spectacular scenery. Only a short drive to Shakespeare’s birthplace and stunning Warwick Castle or the Malvern Hills. Shopping in Birmingham or Merry Hill. With road and rail links, Worcester is in easy reach for everyone, especially with the new rail link Worcester Parkway.
Diglis House is situated on the River Severn and is just a short walk from Worcester City centre and an ideal starting point for a walking or cycling break. We have safe storage for bikes and can provide packed lunches for walking groups.
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Other Interesting Buildings
The Commandery, Tudor House and The Guildhall are situated in some of Worcester’s oldest streets. Friar Street and New Street is home to 16th Century Buildings famous for being the Royalist Headquarters during the deciding battle of the English Civil War and what was once the seat of justice throughout the City.
Why not dine in a pub fit for a King! King Charles House was famously named after being reportedly occupied by King Charles II after he escaped his enemies losing the final battle of the English Civil War
Name a more magnificent Library? Did you know it’s also award winning! Its most recent award was in 2017 for ‘Record Keeping Service of the Year’. The name The Hive was chosen to represent the purposeful activity, and sense of community which the development has helped create Students and Business alike. It is also a reflection of the building’s appearance, with its bold, distinctive golden honeycomb cladding, which marks The Hive out as a physical and cultural landmark for the city.
Al Fresco Dining
Bars such as Bottles and Paradiddles are well-known for their fantastic live music, just a short walk into the center of the city. Providing entertainment for all the family there are also music festivals such as the big Worcester CAMRA Beer, Cider and Perry Festival held on Worcester racecourse and Sunshine Festival in our neighboring towns and villages. held right here on our doorstep in the city center
We Worcester folk love a festival! As well as live music, Worcester Town Centre is also known for being home of many festivals such as Worcester LitFest and Fringe, Worcester Foodie Festival, Worcester Motor Festival and Worcester Festival or Business. As well as the big Worcester CAMRA Beer, Cider and Perry Festival held on Worcester racecourse and
Sunshine Festival in our neighboring towns and villages.
Our Surrounding Towns and Villages
A Great Night’s Sleep
Where better to rest your head then The Diglis House Hotel! Contact us today to enquire about our 10% off rate when you book direct to stay in January and February 2022. Whether looking to enjoy a night away in one of our luxury Riverside En-Suite Guest Rooms or, a more relaxing ‘Valentine’s Getaway’ with complimentary chocolates and rose petals.
All rooms have free WiFi, parking and include a Full English Breakfast.
Free room upgrades are subject to availability.