The Manor Arms
“Attention to detail in all areas of this 17th-century inn” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
This charming inn enjoys a prominent position in the heart of the pretty village of Abberley and offers guests a range of high quality, stylish bedrooms; many have views of the rolling countryside. The award-winning restaurant is very popular, and the bar, featuring a wood-burning stove in the winter, leads to a patio for the summer months. The Manor Arms is an ideal base from which to explore the historic towns of Worcester and Malvern, both just a short drive away.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 6
- Children welcome
- Babysitting service
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Laundry facilities
- Children's portions or menu
- Open parking
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Worcestershire is a county of rolling hills, save for the flat Vale of Evesham in the east and the prominent spine of the Malverns in the west. Nearly all of the land is worked in some way; arable farming predominates – oilseed rape, cereals and potatoes – but there are concentrated areas of specific land uses, such as market gardening and plum growing.
Worcester is the county town, and home to Worcestershire County Cricket Club, which has what some regard as the most attractive grounds in the country, in a delightful setting with views of Worcester Cathedral. The Malverns, Great and Little, set on the slopes of the Malvern Hills, are renowned for their refinement. Great Malvern, terraced on its hillside site, came to prominence as a genteel spa for well-to-do Victorians, rivalling the likes of Bath, Buxton and Cheltenham with its glorious surroundings.
Sir Edward Elgar was a Worcester man, and his statue stands on the High Street, facing the cathedral. The cottage where he was born is now a museum and he is commemorated on the £20 note. Other notable Worcestershire figures include poet A E Housman, chocolate magnate George Cadbury; and Lea and Perrins, inventors of Worcestershire sauce.
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