Worcestershire is a stunning county surrounded by vast woodland spaces and fun activities for all to enjoy. Now that summer is here, family staycations are a must, we’ve gathered some of Worcestershire’s best family day out activities so you can make the most of your staycation in Worcestershire.
Step into Worcestershire’s glorious history
Worcestershire is renowned for its magnificent Anglican cathedral. It sits on a bank overlooking the River Severn and is a great place to visit during your family staycation in Worcestershire. The cathedral draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors every year who are stunned by the beauty of the architecture and fascinated by its history.
Since the 14th century the cathedral’s main purpose has been as a place of worship and prayer; this remains the same today. It is open to all who want to attend a private prayer service, perfect for taking some time out to reflect. Worcestershire cathedral has a wealth of history on display, most famous being the tombs of King John and Prince Arthur.
The cathedral is also a hub for various events, from open days to exhibitions. This month, they’re holding a photographic competition. The competition involves capturing the best photograph of the cathedral, with the winner getting the chance to be part of their exhibition in September. Why not test out your photography skills, and capture a picture or two of the cathedral in all of its glory when you visit during your family day out in Worcestershire.
Worcester Cathedral is 30 minutes from Brockencote Hall.
Enjoy unique events at Sixways Stadium
The Sixways stadium is great for sport enthusiasts, the stadium is the home of Premier Rugby Club Worcester Warriors and Hellenic League Division One football side Worcester Raiders.
The stadium is a versatile venue space, hosting outdoor festivals to food related events. They pride themselves on being able to cater to all. Check their website for details on upcoming events at the stadium that you and the family can enjoy together.
The Sixways stadium is 25 minutes from Brockencote Hall.
Enjoy a fun-filled family day out at Churchfields
Churchfields farm is the ideal place for families to enjoy a day out in Worcestershire. Churchfields has been a family-run business for over 100 years, so they understand the importance of family.
Their outdoor play area encourages children to be children, giving them the opportunity to run around freely, climb, play and explore. There’s also a chance to get up close and personal with some fairies on the magical woodland Fairy Trail at the farm, to guarantee your child has a truly magical experience. Whilst the children enjoy all the fun that Churchfields has to offer, the adults can get a bit of peace and quiet and go for a long stroll in the wonderful green space that the farm has, you can even bring your four-legged friends along with you as it’s a dog friendly place.
Churchfields has been created for families, and accommodates to all the generations of the family, making it a great place to enjoy a family day out in Worcestershire.
Churchfields farm is 20 minutes from Brockencote Hall.
Get to know the locals at the city market
Worcestershire outdoor market has a great upbeat atmosphere and welcomes all to visit. The market features a wide variety of items that can be purchased from various arts and crafts pieces, local produce and delicious food.
With over 200 stalls filling the city centre streets, the bustling local market offers the perfect opportunity to walk around the busy streets and get to know the Worcestershire locals, who are bound to have something to catch every member of the families eye, making it the ideal event to attend during your family staycation.
Worcestershire outdoor market is 30 minutes from Brockencote Hall.
Meet Worcestershire’s Alpaca’s
Simply Alpaca is the perfect place to visit if you’re an animal lover. You’ll not only be able to attend a meet and greet with the alpacas you can enjoy alpaca trekking, picnics and parties. Guided around by the knowledgeable and well trained staff who embrace all things alpaca.
Learn about this gentle and fascinating animal as they roam around freely. This is a truly unforgettable experience that the whole family can enjoy on a day out.
Simply Alpaca is 35 minutes from Brockencote Hall.
Enjoy hours of fun in Worcester’s Maize maze
This wonderful attraction is something the whole family can have fun doing. Get lost in a maze and work together to find your way out in Maize Maze. With 3 mazes for you to choose from, you get to enjoy hours of outdoor fun that will test your directional skills as you create memories on your family staycation in Worcestershire.
There’s also BBQ food to be enjoyed in the sun after all your exploring around the mazes has finished and a selection of hot and cold drinks to reward yourself with after all your hard work.
Maize maze is 40 minutes from Brockencote Hall.
Cruise through the city on a boat
Hop on a river cruise of Worcestershire, where you can enjoy learning about the city’s history and take in the beautiful views. Available to enjoy day or night, enjoy local live music and the cruise bar as you glide along the Worcester waters. A boat trip is a great way to see more of the city, understand its past and it’s a great experience that will top off your family staycation.
The river cruise trips are available to board 30 minutes from Brockencote Hall.
Lodge with us
We have the perfect place for you to stay, whilst you enjoy the best family days out in Worcestershire. Our newly converted, luxurious lodge is an ideal hideaway for families to indulge in during their staycation.
Our lodge is available for exclusive use, making it perfect for families to use. With three bedrooms each with an en-suite bathroom, a beautiful open plan lounge and terrace, as well as an open kitchen and dining room to enjoy. The lodge also comes with an outdoor wood fired hot tub, adding to the bliss and peacefulness that you’ll feel once entering the private sanctuary with your loved ones. Great for parents to relax after a long day of keeping the kids entertained and perfect for families wanting to spend some quality, intimate time together.
Our lodge is a great way to explore dining flexibility, from self-catering to our delicious lodge dining options for you to choose from. During breakfast pick from a continental breakfast hamper which includes a selection of cereals, bread and homemade fruit compotes, we also hand deliver fresh ingredients to make a cooked breakfast, so you can cook your breakfast at your own leisure.
We also have an array of sharing boards that can be enjoyed by the whole family. If you’ve got a sweet tooth the lodge sweet treats will satisfy those cravings, from our rich chocolate cherry brownie with clotted cream to our hand-made buttery scones you can exclusively experience our luxurious home from home lodge.
Book your lodge stay with us online now, to enjoy the best family staycation in Worcestershire, where you’re guaranteed to make great family memories and spend some private time together.