Top spots for an outdoor walk near Worcester

Enjoy a day out with your elderly parents or relatives on a walk and take in the beauty that our wonderful countryside has to offer.

Top spots for an outdoor walk near Worcester | Home Instead

Brockhampton Estate

Explore the history and beauty of the Brockhampton Estate, home to a 600-year-old moated manor house and the largest orchard cared for by the National Trust. Take a stroll through the 1,700-acre estate, featuring woodland, orchards, parkland and farmland, including over 65 acres of orchards. Discover the house’s many eras of life, or simply enjoy the stunning surroundings.

Croome Park

Discover a story of incredible innovation, heartbreaking loss, remarkable survival, and magnificent restoration. At the centre of this park is the house, a creation of the 6th Earl of Coventry who sought to collaborate with the most talented of their day, Robert Adam and Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Explore the grounds, take in the views, and enjoy the landscape.

Croft Castle’s Pokehouse Wood

Take a stroll through Croft Castle’s Pokehouse Wood and enjoy the sights of the River Lugg, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. You’ll have the chance to explore old trees, ancient bridges, and the original entrance to the castle. To access the trails, you’ll need to pay the admission fee or present your National Trust membership card. Croft Castle is rated two pawprints for its dog-friendly atmosphere.

Walton Hill

For those looking to observe nature, Walton Hill is the perfect spot. The area is much less busy than other areas, making it easier to spot birds, stoats, and deer. Be sure to keep your dog on a lead or under close control to protect the local wildlife.

Clent Hills short walk

This short walk allows you to take in some beautiful woodland, and ascend to the summit of Clent Hill where you can observe the mysterious Four Stones. On a clear day, you can also take in the impressive views of the Welsh Black Mountains in the distance. These Four Stones may seem ancient, but they were crafted in the eighteenth century by Lord Lyttleton as a folly for visitors to view from the valley.

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