local area guide

 

 

The smallest town in Worcestershire may have a population of less than 3,000 people but there is still a lot to enjoy about Upton Upon Severn. This is an area that had a huge level of importance in ancient times due to its port and bridge, making it a key area for transport and travel, and while those halcyon days are no longer the case, this is still an area that has plenty to offer. 

 

 

 

 The Tudor House Museum

This is a very affordable museum that provides you with the chance to see what life was like in Tudor times. One of the best things about the museum is that it alternates its offerings on a regular basis so even people who have been before will have reasons to return time and time again.

Schooling

Upton Upon Severn Primary School, located on School Lane, is the leading primary school in the local area. The school caters for children aged between 4 and 11 and has a roll of around 150 pupils.

The nearest secondary schools are Hanley Castle High School which is in Hanley Castle and is 1.4 miles from Upton Severn. There is Pull Court, which is an independent school located in Bushley, and this is 3.6 miles away. There is also Geraldine Road in Malvern, 5 miles from Upton Upon Severn.

Dining

There is a range of fantastic restaurants to choose from, serving up a broad selection of cuisine from around the world. Some of the more popular dining out venues in Upton Upon Severn include:

  • The White Lion Hotel
  • The Swan Hotel
  • Pundits Fusion
  • Thrishna
  • The Boathouse
  • Drum & Monkey
  • Ye Olde Anchor Inn
  • Flava Bangladeshi Indian Fusion
  • Upton Chippy

No matter the occasion, your budget or what you are in the mood for, there is a very good chance that you will appreciate what Upton Upon Severn has to offer with respect to dining.

Not to forgetting all of our fabulous indepenant Tea Rooms / Coffee Shops:

  • Minnies Tea Rooms
  • Henry's Cafe Book Shop & Antiques
  • The Bell House
  • The Stables Tea Rooms

Enjoy an evening out

Records from 1822 show that there were 17 taverns and coach inns in the local area, which was a good number for a population of just over 2,300 people. The volume of pubs and places to rest in Upton Upon Severn shows how busy and important a transport hub the area was in the 1800s. In the present day, there are less than 10 of these traditional venues left, but this is still more than enough to ensure the local population has a good level of choice to consider when looking to enjoy an evening out.

The area also hosts a number of major events over the course of the year and music lovers can appreciate a wide range of festivals and big shows. There is a jazz festival and a blues festival, both of these are held in the summer while in the spring, there is a folk festival. This provides a chance for local music lovers to enjoy new talent and established names on their own doorstep as opposed to having travel a considerable distance.

There is also a range of leisure cruises to enjoy on the River Severn so anyone looking to take life easy in the local area can do so.

 

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