Alcester is a charming ancient town of great character in rural south west Warwickshire. Its picturesque town centre is a mix of 17th century black and white houses and fine Georgian architecture. There are good selection of restaurants, real ale pubs and cafes and in the summer its floral displays are good enough to win prizes.
With Stratford-upon-Avon close by and the beautiful Cotswolds on the doorstep there is plenty for visitors to do in this lovely part of the UK. Discover the gentle rural countryside, pretty villages and culture of the region. And there are plenty of walking and cycling trails to enjoy.
Take a trip to Coughton Court, an historic stately home boasting an impressive two churches and magnificent gardens in its grounds, before heading over to Alcester Country Market for some quality home-produced goods. You can then reminisce on your day in one of the town’s many tea rooms.
Ragley Hall makes a good family day out, with the fine architecture and art at the stately home and gardens, to the exciting woodland adventure playground which has a 3D maze and extensive woodland walks for the whole family to relax and unwind.
For those artisans and antiquarians there is no shortage of art and crafts shops and antiques dealers, so be sure to bring home a memento of your holiday.
Alcester holiday cottages provide the perfect base with which to explore this fascinating and beautiful town and region.