Countryside and Leisure news

Bluebells have soft leaves that are particularly sensitive to being trodden on. Once the leaves are damaged, they are unable to absorb the sunlight and die back.

Signs to go up at country park ahead of bluebell season

Published on Friday, 22nd March 2019

An awareness campaign is being launched at Worcester Woods Country Park to encourage visitors to do their bit to help protect the woodland and wildlife.

  • Confetti fit for a royal home-grown in Worcestershire

    Confetti fit for a royal home-grown in Worcestershire

    Published on Monday, 30th April 2018

    When it comes to weddings, there are plenty of traditions that we all enjoy...

  • Worcestershire County Museum, Hartlebury Castle, Feb 2018

    Fantastic February Fun with the County Museum this Half-term

    Published on Friday, 9th February 2018

    Half-term at Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle promises to be great family fun with four days of springtime crafts.

  • LEADER Grant, Agriculture

    County farms benefit from LEADER grant

    Published on Wednesday, 29th November 2017

    Two farms in Worcestershire have benefited from a LEADER grant, allowing them both to purchase new equipment.

  • Take a walk amongst the Orchids

    Published on Friday, 17th June 2016

    Walkers and wild flower enthusiasts are invited to a free, guided Orchid walk in one of the most picturesque areas of Worcestershire.

  • The Forbidden Door

    Published on Wednesday, 30th March 2016

    Thursday April 14 - 7.30 pm Bishops Wood Centre, Crossway Green, Stourport, Worcestershire DY13 9SE

  • Woodlands Alive!

    Published on Monday, 22nd February 2016

    Worcestershire Countryside Service will deliver their free 'Woodlands Alive!' event at Worcester Woods Country Park.


    Published on Wednesday, 29th July 2015

    Worcestershire County Council is holding a free guided bat walk at Worcester Woods Country Park which is home to a Brown Long Eared Bat roost.

  • Special event to thank volunteer Health Walk leaders

    Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2015

    Around 60 Health Walk Leaders from around Worcestershire will receive a special thank you for their efforts at an event later this month. (March)

  • New cycle stands help local community in Harvington

    Published on Friday, 14th November 2014

    Worcestershire County Council has helped a convenience store in Harvington provide cycle stands to meet a demand for secure parking.