Situated only 2 hours away from London and less than an hour from Birmingham, Laughern Hill Estate is ideally located for the Elgar route, including
Elgar's birthplace museum
, days out in the Malvern Hills (area of natural beauty) and Cotswolds, at Cheltenham Races, Ludlow Castle, the Shelsley Hill Climb (the oldest race track in the world) or simply exploring the fascinating history of the city of Worcester.
Make sure you make the most of your time in this wonderful region by visiting one of the many local attractions or events taking place in and around the area. Malvern Hills
A uniquely beautiful setting offering much more than just stunning landscapes. Boasting some of the most spectacular views in the Midlands, with routes for both beginners and experienced walkers.Worcester - Approx. 20mins / 6.8km
This picturesque cathedral city is a pleasing collection of rickety timber houses and cobbled streets that exist in the shadow of the grand Worcester Cathedral. Part of the beauty of Worcester lies in aimlessly roaming the streets and alleys, making chance findings from one turn to the next
. That said there are a number of must-see sights whose discovery should not be left to chance so take a stroll down Friar Street where stylish boutiques and high street giants are housed amongst traditional Tudor houses and a medieval townhouse.Ludlow Castle - Approx. 45min / 40km
As historic market towns go this is arguably the finest with its numerous antique shops, wealth of period buildings and reputation for excellent food! However, the highlight of this Shropshire town is undeniably the dramatic medieval Ludlow Castle with is spectacular view & fascinating and varied history.Stratford-Upon-Avon - Approx. 1hr / 33km
A day trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon is a charming day in a market town with over 800 years of history which extends beyond that of the famous bard all set along the pretty Avon River.Cotswold - Approx. 1hr / 50km
This is idyllic England at its finest. This wonderfully picturesque region is home to emerald hills, quintessential villages, splendidly bustling market towns & grand country houses. With more than 3,000 miles of rolling hills, ancient woodlands & wildflower meadows
for you you roam through and be inspired by.