WORCESTERSHIRE'S popular attractions have proved a draw to celebrities in recent years.

Stars have often been spotted in locations across the county - so here we look at some of the places where you might bump into a star.


Keeley Hawes 


Worcester News: ATTRACTIONS: Keeley Hawes appeared at Hodgehill cafeATTRACTIONS: Keeley Hawes appeared at Hodgehill cafe (Image: Hodgehill)

The actress who has starred in various films and TV shows including Line of Duty and the Bodyguard has been spotted dining at a Worcestershire cafe.

Keeley Hawes turned heads while eating in the Hodgehill garden centre's cafe on Birmingham Road, Kidderminster.

The 47-year-old star of The Durrells and Ashes to Ashes has starred alongside famous faces in her career including Vicky McClure, Sophie Rundle, Richard Madden and Josh O'Connor.

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Scott Wilcox-Wright, the manager of Hodgehill, said staff members were really shocked and excited when they realised it was Keeley Hawes who was dining at the cafe in February.

The centre is a popular destination for famous faces staff having also had sports presenter Pat Murphy and British actress and comedian Catherine Tate as customers in the past.


Nicki Chapman/Robert Plant


Worcester News: FAMOUS: Nicki Chapman and Robert Plant are among the famous faces to have visited The BridgeFAMOUS: Nicki Chapman and Robert Plant are among the famous faces to have visited The Bridge (Image: From public)The Bridge, in Stanford Bridge, has gained a reputation as the watering holes for the stars.

The pub, in Stanford Bridge just off the B4203, was taken over by a new landlord, Ed Link last year and since then Nicki Chapman, and the crew from Escape to the Country, stopped at the pub for lunch.

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And Led Zeppelin frontman, and Worcestershire local, Robert Plant also went for a carvery which the landlord said he "really enjoyed".


Cher Lloyd


Worcester News: VISITS: Cher Lloyd's visits to county attractionsVISITS: Cher Lloyd's visits to county attractions (Image: Instagram/@cherlloyd)Pop singer Cher Lloyd, followed by millions on her social media, regularly shows her love for Worcestershire.

The Want U Back singer, who recently gave birth to her second child, has shared on Instagram visits to West Midlands Safari Park near Kidderminster, Tank Clock Tower in the Malvern Hills, Crowcroft Market in Leigh Sinton, London House Cafe in Malvern and Maneki Ramen in The Arches, Worcester in recent years.

READ MORE: Cher Lloyd pays a visit to Crowcroft Market in Leigh Sinton

The 30-year-old former X Factor star also shared cute pictures with her firstborn Delilah-Rae during a visit to Top Barn Farm. 


Kit Harington

Worcester News: STAR: Kit HaringtonSTAR: Kit Harington The 36-year-old globally recognised star of Games of Thrones moved to Worcestershire at the age of 11 and has never forgotten his roots. 

He has been spotted in the Old Rectifying House and Tramps nightclub in the past.

READ MORE: Game of Thrones star says Worcester will always be home

And in an interview he told this paper he used to frequent the Marr's Bar in Pierpoint Street to see old friends - so he could be due another visit soon.


Becky Hill

Worcester News: VISIT: Becky Hill at West Midland Safari Park VISIT: Becky Hill at West Midland Safari Park (Image: Instagram/@beckyhill)

Another Worcestershire music star, Becky Hill, is another regularly spotted by fans out and about in the county. 

The Bewdley-born singer, famous for hits My Heart Goes (La Di Da), Last Time and Remember, has previously posted to social media fans about her trip to West Midland Safari Park.

The star who performed at Glastonbury this year posted a picture of herself in front of the giraffes to 370,000 followers on Instagram. 

In the post she wrote: "Here's me by the giraffes.

"I booked the rhino lodge for my big sister and little nieces, and we’ve just had the best day ever."


Clive Mantle/Suzanne Virdee/Tony Adams/Phillip Serrell


Worcester News: PHONE BOX: Actor Clive Mantle in the Crossroads phone box in PowickPHONE BOX: Actor Clive Mantle in the Crossroads phone box in Powick (Image: Crossroads Caring for Carers Worcestershire)And a telephone box in Powick has become known for being a celebrity hotspot.

Game of Thrones and Casualty actor Clive Mantle was the latest to stop off and use the facilities at the Crossroads Caring for Carers Worcestershire phone box in June. 

READ MORE: Casualty actor pops into village phone box loved by celebrities

The box is used as an information point for the charity. 

Among the famous names to visit the phone box in the past have been television journalist Suzanne Virdee, Tony Adams, who played Adam Chance in the television soap Crossroads, and auctioneer Phillip Serrell.

Worcester News: SOAP STAR: Former Crossroads Actor Tony Adams met fans at the phone box in 2019SOAP STAR: Former Crossroads Actor Tony Adams met fans at the phone box in 2019 (Image: Newsquest)

British Telecom made the phone box redundant and Worcestershire Crossroads Caring for Carers bought it for £1 to transform it.