WORCESTERSHIRE is filled with hidden gem towns, villages and hamlets which make wonderful places to call home.

Muddy Stilettos has revealed the top 10 places to live in Worcestershire for 2024 and why they were chosen.

The list considers factors like school and nursery ratings, eateries, shopping, culture, nearby attractions and house prices when selecting its top livable places. 

Here are the top ten according to Muddy Stilettos:


"If you’re seeking a taste of the good life, with a friendly community spirit but with town and city life within an easy 20-minute dash, this pretty, award-winning village could be the one for you," Muddy Stilettos said. 

Inkberrow has a 'serious Archers appeal' and has previously been celebrated as one of the prettiest villages in the UK. 

Tenbury Wells

Evesham Journal: Kyrewood Mill, Kyrewood, Tenbury WellsTenbury Wells has been described as a picturesque location on the River Teme and a magnet for anyone seeking a nature-filled, waterside lifestyle with all the perks of town living. 

It has a richly traditional high street and The Regal Cinema, which is at the heart of the town.


Evesham Journal: WN_111217_17 Paul Jackson 11.12.17 Evesham - Snow scenes Evesham..Evesham has been praised for its thriving indie scene, pleasant historic centre and blossom trails.

Muddy Stilettos said the town is the ‘fruit and veg basket of the UK’ and praised not just its eateries but Abbey Park too.


Muddy Stilettos said if you squint a bit, Bewdley could be mistaken for Amsterdam - their words, not ours!

It is a small Georgian town filled with lovely walks, a museum, gardens and almost 20 pubs and restaurants.


Evesham Journal: Broadway TowerOften referred to as the 'The Jewel of the Cotswolds', Broadway was picked for looking almost like a film set with its picturesque views. 

It is home to artisan delis, art galleries, upmarket tea rooms, antique shops and boutiques.


A market town known for its Georgian architecture, Pershore is well known for its love of plums.

Muddy Stilettos praised the village for its high scores on quality-of-life surveys and its shops, which provide residents and visitors with 'real' independent shops like butchers and bakers.


Evesham Journal: The hunt in Upton upon Severn on Christmas EveUpton-upon-Severn is known for its love of a good festival and scored highly on its cultural attractions. 

There are lovely riverside walks fringed with great pubs, or catch a riverboat ride from one of the pleasure crafts that sail up and down. 


Muddy Stilettos said Ombersley has an impressive CV – from great schools to stunning countryside on tap.

It highlights how, despite being crowned the prettiest village in the UK award, the property is fairly priced and just a small stone's throw away from the buzzing city life. 


Evesham Journal: Malvern HillsHugged by some of the most jaw-dropping scenery in the South West, this picturesque spa town is the gateway to the Malvern Hills.

Muddy Stilettos said it has many indie stores and eateries, a plentiful stock of houses, and handsome character villas to snap up.

Barnt Green

Evesham Journal: Hewell Road in Barnt GreenIt may be labelled as a pricey place to live by Muddy Stilettos, but apart from this, it has been named one of the best Worcestershire places to live.

It has been described as a semi-rural village just in the shadow of the bright lights of Birmingham.