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THE BATTLEFIELD STORY

This is a half-day, five mile tour of the fields where the first (1642) and final (1651) battles of the English Civil War took place.

Follow the route of the Royalist forces, cross the meadows alongside the rivers Severn and Teme, stand where the famous bridge of boats may have stood and walk across the very bridge at Powick, that once rang out with the sound of cavalry horses as they heralded the start of one of the most important periods of our history.


Date of scheduled tour: None at present, but this tour can be booked upon request at a time to suit you and subject to guide availability.

Meeting Place: Guildhall, High Street, Worcester WR1 2EY

Length of Tour: Approx 3 hours

Suitable for: Due the length of the tour and as the walk will be mainly over fields where the ground is uneven, we recommend people have a good level of fitness to participate in this tour.

Available: All year round, at a time to suit you and subject to guide availability. Please note that we may have to cancel this tour and at short notice if the river looks set to burst its banks.

Minimum Number: 1

Maximum Number: 25

Cost: £10 per person. Group rates are available upon request.

Please note our telephone number (07949 222137) to alert us if you are running late for a tour. If you are late then we reserve the right to shorten your tour. This can be necessary as the guide may have a later tour to take and is unable to wait on for you. If you have not appeared 10 minutes after the due start of your tour and you have not contacted us, the guide is authorised to leave without you.

On behalf of everyone who attended today - I thank you very much for a most enjoyable tour across the Battlefields linked to the Battle of Worcester.

Mercian Military History Society

Thank you so much for the tour this morning. It has to be the best Battlefield tour I have been on. Thank you also for your patience, enthusiasm and your willingness to answer questions. I will thoroughly recommend you!