Worcester, Western Cape, South Africa
Worcester is a town in the Breede River Valley, situated 120 kilometres (74.5 miles) from Cape Town. Worcester was formed in 1820 with the joining of two farms, Roodewal and Langerug, and named after the Marquis of Worcester, Lord Charles Somerset's brother.
The museums and cultural heritage makes Worcester a town of note. The town is surrounded by stunning mountains and valleys, and the town is located in the biggest wine-producing district in the country.
Attractions include the vineyards, Karoo National Botanical Gardens, Kleinplasie complex, the Brandy Route, Institute for the Deaf and the Architectural Walking Routes.