PLAN YOUR VISIT
If you are arriving to Kidderminster by train the quickest way to get to the Town Hall is by leaving through the entrance of the train station, walking straight down Comberton Hill down to the underpass. You then walk straight ahead until you come out of the underpass. Again, you will keep walking straight into town where you will see the Town Hall.
Kidderminster Town Hall is situated on Vicar Street, Kidderminster. Although there isn’t a car park directly next to the Town Hall, there is a spacious long stay parking lot on Bromsgrove Street that only takes 6 minutes to walk to the Town Hall from. For more information on car park charges click here.
If you are using a Sat Nav to visit us, use the postcode DY10 1DB.
If you are travelling by bus there are several bus stations situated around the Town that are all nearby to the Town Hall. The nearest bus station that we would suggest exiting at is Stand C.
All our rooms are fully accessible. There are disabled car parking facilities near the Town Hall entrance. If your guests have other access needs, please speak to a member of staff and we will do all we can to help.
Where to Stay
Looking to stay over in Kidderminster but not sure where to look? Take a look at some of the stunning hotels available nearby.
Olde worlde architecture meets stunning modern furnishings in our luxury hotel Worcester, a blissful retreat for weddings, conferences and ‘just the two of us’ escapes. It’s right on the doorstep of the picture-perfect rolling hills of rural Worcestershire. Discover fresh produce in the walled garden, treat yourself to a themed afternoon tea, let the kids roam free around the lawns, and tuck into fine British fare in the AA Rosette restaurant. Think of our hotel as your very own country manor.
Brockencote Hotel, Worcestershire, is a beautifully refurbished, Victorian country manor house hotel set in 70 acres of stunning Worcestershire parkland. Complete with a scenic lake, tennis court and restored dovecote, the idyllic setting is an ideal wedding venue as well as the perfect hotel break away. With a multitude of awards and outstanding service, our friendly team is ready to welcome you for a blissful getaway that includes relaxing, luxurious bedrooms and our 3 AA Rosette restaurant.
The Granary Hotel is a privately run, family friendly and brasserie restaurant in Shenstone near Kidderminster in Worcestershire. The hotel has received an AA Rosette award for its Restaurant offering fine dining, lunch menu, afternoon tea, a-la carte evening meals and our famous Carvery every Sunday. We are conveniently located near the West Midlands Safari Park and Severn Valley Railway so an ideal base for your family trip.
A listed building, the Gainsborough House Hotel, Bar & Restaurant has recently been transformed into a stylish and contemporary property with 42 en suite bedrooms. It also boasts the ever-popular Gainsborough Restaurant, whose new surroundings and divinely tasty cuisine, prepared with fresh local ingredients, continue to delight.
Set in 20 acres of Worcestershire countryside, Mercure Bewdley The Heath Hotel offersrooms in an elegant setting, 17 miles from Birmingham. This restored 1870’s Victorian house also feature original carved doors, fireplaces and stained glass. Free high-speed WiFi is available throughout the property.
The 4-star Hallmark Hotel Stourport Manor is a refurbished country house with 23 acres of. The hotel offers a choice of bedrooms, including family rooms, a lounge and bar, brasserie restaurant and an on-site leisure club.
Things to do
Kidderminster and its surrounding areas have several attractions perfect for all ages. We have listed the most popular ones below, click each one to visit their websites.
West Midland Safari Park is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and critically endangered exotic animal species, as well as an adventure theme park filled with games & rides for all ages.
The Severn Valley Railway is a full-size standard-gauge railway line, running regular, mainly steam-hauled, passenger trains between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire, a distance of approximately sixteen miles.
Hartlebury Castle was the home of the Bishops of Worcester from 855 to 2007. Three of our bishops became saints, two were burned at the stake for their faith, one became the Pope who refused Henry the VIII his divorce and another was present at the execution of Mary Queen of Scots. They have amazing stories to tell and their history and that of Hartlebury Castle is inextricably linked with the history of the nation.
The Museum of Carpet is run by the carpet museum trust supported by the Friends of the Carpet Museum. Visit our shop for wonderful local books, souvenirs and not forgetting our rugs, woven on our power looms which all come with a Certificate of Authenticity.
There are vibrant shopping streets, extensive choice of places to eat and drink, events, attractions and activities, on and by the water in the surrounding picturesque Severn Valley. The restored and unique historic Canal Basins provides a tranquil and picturesque scene as well as events including a Stourport Canal Basins Discovery Trail (on selected days).
Originally built in the 1300s and developed magnificently in the late 1500s, Harvington Hall brings to life the fascinating history of the survival of Roman Catholic families and clergymen during the Reformation of the late sixteenth century. Its unusually well preserved condition makes it a rare building of significance, and it was voted the best Hidden Gem in the UK Heritage Awards 2019.
Kidderminster Town Hall is the home to a wide variety of events and performances throughout the year. Some one off appearances and quite often you will see some popular recurring events. We see anything from Jazz, Rock, Choir, Comedy, Pantomime and Tribute bands.
Drakelow Tunnels are a former Top Secret underground military complex beneath Kingsford Country Park north of Kidderminster, Worcestershire. The tunnels were built between 1941-1942 as a Shadow Factory for the Rover car company. Parts for aircraft engines were machined in the 3.5 miles of tunnels throughout WWII.
The reservoir was created to supplement the Elan Valley pipeline, which brings wonderful Welsh water all the way to Birmingham. There are walking routes onsite, as well as opportunities for fishing, bird watching & sailing.
Keep up with the latest
Our classic central building is steeped in history & culture, providing opportunity for modern events, performance, meeting space or weddings.
As part of Kidderminster Town Hall’s Cultural Recovery Grant Project received in October 2020, Town Hall launched our online project ‘The Town Hall @Home.
Last Christmas ran a number of festive events throughout the month of December for our community to spread the festive joy!
We worked hard to ensure that all of our performances are Covid-safe, and some restrictive measures have been put in place along with a pre-booking system to avoid overcrowding our venues.