- Worcester is situated on the River Severn, the longest river in Britain
- It has a population of about 100,000 people
- The cathedral dates from the 11th century and contains the tomb of King John who signed the Magna Carta in 1215
- Oliver Cromwell defeated Prince Charles at the Battle of Worcester in 1651
- The famous British composer, Edward Elgar, was born here
- The world famous Royal Worcester porcelain factory originated here
- The world famous Morgan car factory is in Malvern – close to Worcester
heard of Worcester
In 1897 they moved to a new factory on the edge of the city where Lea & Perrins still make the sauce today.
We say “Wooster” (not Worchester or Worsester) You may confuse the locals!
5 reasons why Worcester is a great place for you to study
Do you love sports cars?
Visit Morgan Motor Company
If you are a sports car fan we can usually arrange a visit to the Morgan Motor Company factory in Malvern – just 10 minutes by train from Worcester. Factory tours are available during normal working hours and there is a small charge for entry.
A great visit for the car enthusiast!
Book Your Kingsway Course
Come and experience Kingsway English Centre for yourself. If you would like to learn English with other friendly adults you will find the Kingsway experience perfect!