Bewdley - a charming Georgian riverside town
Straddling either side of the River Severn in Worcestershire, Bewdley is widely regarded as a perfect example of a picturesque Georgian town. Enjoy a stroll along the river or walk the town's heritage trail, taking in historic buildings like the Baliffs House built in 1610; the Bewdley Institute dating back to 1632; Cookes Almshouses and a bridge designed by Thomas Telford in 1798.
Visit an ancient forest
The Wyre forest is just 2 miles from Bewdley town centre. It's one of the largest ancient woodlands in England with ancient oaks, rare butterflies and deer. There are marked trails to walk and cycle, and bridleways if you prefer a horse. Children will enjoy the play area and if you want to challenge yourself, try the high rope activities at Go Ape.
Go wild at the Safari Park
Home to white rhinos, zebras, cheetahs, lions and elephants, channel your inner David Attenborough at the West Midland Safari and Leisure Park. As well as a drive through safari, you can also walk to see penguins, a sea lion show, one of the largest flocks of lorikeets in the UK and test your nerve with the crocodiles, snakes and tarantulas. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Bewdley? Handy for the safari park, the Travelodge Hartlebury Hotel is just 5 miles away, with the Kidderminster Travelodge Hotel just 3 miles outside Bewdley.