Having easily accessible amenities is key to a happy retirement. Mount Battenhall is set in peaceful, leafy surroundings within a mile of Worcester’s vibrant centre, which is full of cultural interest and excellent leisure options, with stunning scenery and interesting places to explore nearby.
The city is known for its character and heritage. The majestic medieval cathedral, which hosts regular concerts in addition to its services, is less than a mile away. It is also home to a fascinating ancient library and archive, with the second largest collection of medieval manuscripts in any cathedral in the UK.
Greyfriars’ House and Garden, a stunning timber-framed merchant’s house built in 1480, with a delightful walled garden, is also a popular local landmark.
In Worcester city centre, an extensive selection of well-known high street names is complemented by independent boutiques and antique shops, with a number of regular weekly markets. There is a variety of places to eat and drink, from lively cafés and traditional pubs to intimate bistros and stylish restaurants.
Also just over a mile from Mount Battenhall, Huntingdon Hall is Worcestershire’s premier live music and comedy venue, and home to the Astaria String Quartet and world-renowned English Symphony Orchestra.