Area Guide

Fernhill Heath

The village of Fernhill Heath is located midway between Worcester (three miles) and Droitwich (three miles). With only a short drive to access the M5 at junction six, this is a great location for commuters.   With a population of 3,000 Fernhill Heath retains its village feel whilst offering residents good local amenities and the benefits of nearby towns and cities.

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Local Amenities

Fernhill Heath offers its residents three shops, a post office, community centre, a choice of three pubs and a primary school that was rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2012. Also nearby are a nursery, high school and garden centre.

The local centres of Worcester and Droitwich Spa offer supermarkets, national stores, excellent private schooling and sports and leisure facilities.

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Lesiure and Pleasure

There are many local footpaths, frequented by rambling associations, giving access to local woodlands and canal paths. The neighbouring village of Hindlip is the home of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust with 152 acres of farmland and exciting nature trails to explore.

For sport lovers, nearby Worcester offers premiership rugby, first-class cricket and superb golf courses, one of which is within minutes of Fernhill Heath by car.

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Employment

Worcestershire has relatively low levels of unemployment and is investing heavily in its future. Several key sites across the city are currently in development. The largest of these, Worcester SIX, will occupy 178 acres to the east of the M5 at junction 6; just a short commute from Fernhill Heath.

The development will attract high-tech businesses, bringing with them thousands of jobs.

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Travel Links

Fernhill Heath is perfect for commuters, being well-placed for quick access to the M5 at junction six. Local bus services travel to Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Worcester.

Mainline railway stations, only a few miles away in Worcester and Droitwich Spa, offer services to Birmingham, Cheltenham, the West Country and London Paddington.

Birmingham Airport is less than 40 minutes away.