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Discover History - The Worcester Story

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Address: Guildhall | Worcester, Worcester WR1 2EY, England
Phone Number: +44 7949 222 137
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We offer 36 themed guided tours of Worcester from historical & period...

We offer 36 themed guided tours of Worcester from historical & period specific, pubs, battlefield, ghosts, crime & punishment, festive and women of Worcester to name just a few. Our popular tour, the Worcester Story, takes place at 6pm daily. Places are limited for this so booking is essential. All tours can take place at other times upon request and subject to guide availability. Drop us an email and we can take your enquiry from there.

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A brilliant way to spend an evening

This is the third tour we have had with Paul and Discover History. This one was entitled Arts and Ale houses of Worcester. As always Paul kept us gripped as we wandered around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Doug S
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the third tour we have had with Paul and Discover History. This one was entitled Arts and Ale houses of Worcester. As always Paul kept us gripped as we wandered around Worcester looking upwards and seeing the history of the city before our eyes. Paul covered diverse topics such as the showing of the first King Kong at... More 

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MidAtlantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We took the 11am tour with Robert and were not disappointed. With great enthusiasm he took us from place to place and really gave us a feel for the history of this pretty town. The tour took 2 hours so be prepared, but we enjoyed every minute of it and all of the enthusiasm that Robert brought to it.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Went on the spooky stories tour last week. We were very impressed with Paul the tour guide who was very knowledgable and enthusiastic. You could tell he has a genuine passion for history and this made for a very enjoyable walk around Worcester. Great value for money.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

An excellent guide who delivered information with interest and enthusiasm regardless of the rain. He brought the history of the town to life; his explanations created a vision of past buildings, wars and development.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

On a cold night our guide was very enthusiastic and proud of his birth place. He showed us many unusual things and explained in great detail the history of this wonderful city in a tour that covered many of the streets and alleyways. It was great value for money and we would certainly do another tour on our next visit... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable & proud of her home town and made the tour interesting and entertaining. Bargain at £5 for an hour and a half. We were asked if there were any particular areas of interest so that the tour can be tailored. Worcester is the ideal size for a walking tour, lots to see in a... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We had a fascinating tour with Miriam. We booked it through the Tourist information which was very easy. The ladies there were very helpful and organised a tour just for the five of us. The tour took an 1 1/2 and was worth great value for money. Miriam was very knowledgeable and friendly. She took us around all of the... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We had an amazing tour with Paul. He is so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Worcester history and there is a lot of it. He took us to some of the earliest buildings and pointed out some that had been "modernized" but if you looked closely you could see the very old timber frames. We learned about the different periods of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We were treated to 'A right Royal Tour' by Paul of Discover History last night. It was such fun and Paul has a superb way of making it exciting and interesting. Paul does many different tours of the city and it is well-worth coming along to take part.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Great value for money at only £5 pp. Thought it would be a bit geeky but was really interesting. Paul was a fantastic tour guide, keeping us moving along with the history facts and tales to keep us entertained. The time flew by.

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