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Located in the heart of Worcestershire and The Cotswolds, Stanbrook Abbey is home to some of the nation's must-see attractions.

Nestled on the edge of The Cotswolds

With so much to see both on and off our wonderful 26-acre estate, create your own bucket list during your stay at Stanbrook Abbey from the remarkable choice of culture that surrounds us. Stately homes, windy rivers. rambling hills and lots of charming postcard villages nestled with the beautiful Cotswold countryside, visit the birthplace of Britain’s most famous playwright, bag a winner or two at Cheltenham races or ride the roads in a classic Morgan sports car.

Must-see attractions

  • Take to the hills

    The Malvern Hills boast some of the most spectacular views in The Midlands, with routes for both beginners and the more experienced walkers. The entire length of the hills is open to the public and is criss-crossed with approximately 160km (100 miles) of bridleways and footpaths ready to be explored. Dogs are allowed up on the hills and can be let off lead so long as they are well-behaved. Cycling is also allowed on all of the bridleways.

  • Morgan Factory Tours

    For over 100 years the Morgan Motor Company have been making exciting sports cars in the beautiful spa town of Malvern. Morgan cars are famous around the world for their unique blend of charisma, quality materials, craftsmanship and performance. Whether they’re at home on the race track or on the open road, there is nothing quite like being behind the wheel of a Morgan. Experience the passion for yourself with a factory tour, trip to our on-site museum, or with a weekend car hire.

    For more information or to make a booking, contact 01684 573104 or visit their website:

  • River Severn

    Take a relaxing river boat cruise along this picturesque stretch of our longest river. Put your feet up while you wind your way through the heart of the historic city of Worcester and the surrounding countryside.

  • Shakespeare's Birthplace

    He’s the world’s greatest playwright and yet so little is known about his life that even the authorship of his plays is disputed. But we do know he was born in this old house in Stratford and definitely recommend you add it to your list of places to visit during your stay at Stanbrook Abbey.

  • Cheltenham Festivals

    Famous for hosting four weeks of the finest horse racing, Cheltenham is also the venue for four other great festivals – the Jazz, Science, Literature and Music Festivals all offer a taste of culture at its best.

  • Historic and Stately Homes

    The area is bursting with beautiful stately homes and house, each full of a unique history and an exciting story to tell that makes them enchanting in their own right. Croome Court, Hanbury Hall, Eastor Castle, Witley Court, Harvington Hall, Spetchley Park and Snowshill Manor are just a few that located right here on the doorstep of Stanbrook Abbey.

Stay with us

Following a fun-fuelled day of exploring, retreat to one of our beautifully designed and indulgently comfortable bedrooms for a good night's sleep before discovering another exciting day at Stanbrook Abbey.

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