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GUILD HALL - Worcester retains a number of interesting old houses. The Guild Hall is one of the most gracious Queen Anne buildings in the County and designed by Thomas White (a pupil of Sir Christopher Wren). The visitor to the city can obtain refreshments in the Guild Hall Assembly Rooms.

THE GREYFRIARS - The Greyfriars on Friar Street is one of the most beautiful timber-framed and tiled houses in Worcestershire. The building dates fro c1480 and is now owned by the National Trust.

WORCESTER CATHEDRAL - Work started on the present cathedral in 1084 and continued unabated for 100 years. The visitor today sees a forrest of slender pillars supporting a high vaultd roof. In the centre of the exquisite chancel, in front of the high alter, is the tomb of King John between the shrines of St Wulfstan and St Oswald. On the south side of the chancel is the tomb of Henry VII's eldest son, Prince Arthur.

ROYAL WORCESTER PORCELAIN WORKS AND MUSEUM - The porcelain products rank with some of the worlds greatest. The museum houses a magnificent collection of porcelain and well worth visiting.

SPETCHLEY PARK GARDENS - Covers 30 acres of landscaping and walled gardens loved by professional and lay gardeners alike.

Events

August: Worcester Festival (Worcester City)


November: Worcester Christmas Fayre (Friar Street & New Street)