Romantic Hideaways with Enchanting Landscape in Worcestershire

Lying between the Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds, you won't be short of things to do in this West Midlands county.

Romantic Hideaway with Enchanting Landscape in Worcestershire

Romantic Hideaways with Enchanting Landscape in Worcestershire. Lying between the Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds, you won't be short of things to do in this West Midlands county.

Climb the peaks of the Malvern Hills and see the county from above, or nestle yourself in a honey-coloured Cotswold village such as Broadway and settle in to a slower pace of life. 

The Lodge Droitwich, Worcestershire

At the entrance to the Hanbury estate, this handsome lodge has miles of walking trails on the doorstep.

The Lodge is the original late 18th century front lodge to Hanbury Hall.  This listed building has original features such as false windows and doors to show its grandeur, but inside has a very homely and cosy feel with low ceilings and quaint rooms, with an open fire in the sitting room.  

Enjoy an an alfresco breakfast in the garden with views over the parkland and up to the main hall, after you could go on a ramble along one of the many walking trails around the surrounding park, which has its origins in the ancient forest of Feckenham. Guests benefit from free entry into the elegant William and Mary style Hanbury Hall when it is open and can explore the parkland at anytime. 

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South Wing

A second floor apartment in Hanbury Hall with stunning wooden panelling and parkland views

A second floor apartment within Hanbury Hall with stunning views over the 18th century Parterre.

South Wing is a second floor apartment within Hanbury Hall which was built in 1701 in the William and Mary style. You’ll love the wooden beams wooden panelling and stunning views over parkland and gardens. 

Discover Hanbury Hall before the estate is open to visitors and explore the wider grounds including the formal gardens, designed by George London as well the later more relaxed gardens with orangery, orchards and walled garden.  Nearby, spend an afternoon strolling around the historic town of Droitwich, a spa town that has been settled for over 2000 years.  Famous for its salt, a must do, is a swim at the Droitwich Lido which is one of the UK’s few remaining open-air salt water swimming pool. There are also good public transport links in Droitwich to explore the wider area as well such as hopping on the train to Birmingham City Centre for the day. 

Rosedene

A great spot for watching birds and butterflies near the Clent Hills with miles of walking trails nearby.

A great spot for watching birds and butterflies near the Clent Hills with miles of walking trails nearby.

A truly unique opportunity to step back in time and experience staying in one of the few remaining Chartist cottages in the UK. ·This Grade II listed red-brick cottage remains largely unchanged since it was first occupied by early Chartists. The Victoria era was a time of remarkable British political change, which is brought back to life at Rosedene.·An organic garden is maintained at the front of the cottage with seasonal fruit and vegetables, and an orchard flourishes at the back of the house.This plot of land would have originally been allocated to the first occupants of the house for cultivation to supplement their diet and income.·Staying here is like having the experience of camping within walls, and all amenities are present in the property.

Rise early and take a walk to Chadsley Woods Nature Reserve, where its history can be traced back to the 13th centrury and is a great place for birdwatching and buterflies.  The Clent Hills and Waseley Hills Country Park are just six miles away from the cottage, with beautiful views and walks to explore with breathtaking panoramic views.

Located near the town of Bromsgrove, Rosedene is an ideal base to explore all the major towns, cities and attractions in the area including several National Trust properties.  Birmingham, Kidderminster and Worcester are within 30 minutes, there are several attractions suitable for the whole family close by as well.  Cadbury World, Stourport, The West Midlands Safari Park, Bewdley and The Wyre Forest Nature Reserve are all within 15 miles of Rosedene.

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