Sometimes we think we know an area but it isn’t until we venture out that we find new places and activities to try.

So, if you’re looking for things to do in Worcester, look no further.

Tripadvisor has put together a list of the best things to get up to in Worcester and here’s the top 5.

With February Half Term close by, adding these activities to your diary could be just what you need to brighten up your week.

Best things to do in Worcester according to Tripadvisor reviews

Worcester Cathedral

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Location: 8 College Yard, WR1 2LA

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 2,201

Have a wander around Worcester Cathedral and take in the history it holds.

General admission is free but donations are accepted.

The Cathedral is open from 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday with last entry being 4.30pm. Sunday opening hours are 1pm to 3pm with last entry being 2.30pm.

If going on a tour of the Cathedral sounds like your kind of thing, these can be arranged.

For more information about Worcester Cathedral, you can visit its website here.

One reviewer wrote: “We always visit the cathedral whilst in the city. There is always so much to see and we always find something new on each visit. The staff are dotted about it and are on hand if you need anything additional. Definitely worth a visit if nearby”

See more reviews via Tripadvisor here.

Gheluvelt Park

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Location: 69 Waterworks Road, WR1 3EY

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 240

Whether you’re visiting on your own or meeting up with friends, a walk around the park can be just what you need to break up your day.

It’s a park that can be enjoyed by all ages so a family outing here would make for a fun activity too.

One reviewer wrote: “This park has something for everyone, from peaceful early morning walks to family fun and picnics. The park is amazingly clean and well maintained and has some great points of interest including the Battle of Gheluvelt memorial sculpture and the beautiful bandstand. The children's playground is well equipped and always busy whenever I have visited the park. This park is one of my favourite places to walk!”

See more reviews via Tripadvisor here.

Worcester Woods Country Park

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Location: Wildwood Drive, WR5 2LG

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 240

Another place to enjoy this Half Term is Worcester Woods Country Park.

Activities are arranged for children to take part in when a school holiday is in full swing.

Dogs are welcome so the whole family can enjoy time here.

One reviewer wrote: “Been visiting for many years.The food and service are always excellent. Taken grandchildren here many times for the very good play area and to explore the woods Very highly recommend”

See more reviews via Tripadvisor here.

Museum of Royal Worcester

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Location: Severn Street, WR1 2ND

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 190

Have a look around the Museum of Royal Worcester this Half Term.

Children and adults are welcomed and can take part in trails and look through magnifying glasses.

It’s open Thursday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm and on Sundays it’s open from 10am to 4pm.

The website encourages visitors to book ahead. Find out more via the visit page on its website.

One reviewer wrote: “Great place to visit and extremely interesting. Were made very welcome by the two ladies at the desk who recommended the audio tour which was really worth doing. Beautiful botanical painting exhibition too.”

See more reviews via Tripadvisor here.

Greyfriars’ House and Garden

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Location: Friar Street, WR1 2LZ

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 193

Although Greyfriars’ House and Garden is currently closed, the garden and Old Oak Cafe open again from Thursday February 10.

If you’re looking to visit, you can check the National Trust website here before visiting to check which facilities are open and when.

To tour the whole house, tickets need to be collected on arrival. Find more information via the National Trust website here.

One reviewer wrote: “Excellent guided tour from Karen, informative and engaging. Enjoyed it very much. The house is fascinating and the story of how it evolved under various families and eras is interesting.”

See more reviews via Tripadvisor here.