The School is set in 3 acres of grounds on a 17th century Farmstead just over 1 mile from the historic riverside town of Upton upon Severn, at:
The Threshing Barn
Upton Upon Severn
Travel – Planes, Trains and Automobiles
The workshops are located on a 17th century Farmstead with excellent regular bus links to Upton, Malvern and Worcester, where there are mainline train links to all Britain’s major destinations.
Local railway stations mean you can be in Birmingham in 45 mins or London in just over 2 hours. We are 15 miles from Cheltenham, the centre of the Cotswolds, and consistently voted the most desirable place to live in Britain. Or closer to home we are surrounded by small welcoming villages including Hanley Swan and Twyning.
By road, we are 10 minutes from the M5 and M50 motorways.
Birmingham International Airport
Distance: 50 miles
Bristol International Airport
Distance: 68 miles
Malvern Railway Station
Distance: 6 miles
Tel: 0845 700 0125
Around and About
Upton hosts international music and boating festivals throughout the year, whilst the larger Victorian Spa Town of Great Malvern, just a 10 minute drive away, retains an individual charm.
It has independent stores, a thriving theatre that hosts many West-End and touring shows, and a wide range of restaurants and pubs. It’s famed as the birthplace of Sir Edward Elgar and the famous Morgan Motor Company.
Peter Sefton Furniture School is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, with the beautiful regency Spa town of Cheltenham and all its culture and racing, only 15 miles away.
In addition both Worcestershire and Gloucestershire offer a wide range of outdoor activities including walking, cycling, rugby, cricket, hill climbing and water sports.
The M50/M5 motorways are within 10 minutes of the Furniture School and offer quick access to the national motorway network.
Great Malvern Railway station provides connections to national rail destinations.
The School is about 45 minutes by car from Stratford-upon-Avon, an hour from Birmingham and about 2 1/2 hours from London.
Local Places of Interest
• Upton Music Festivals
• Croome Court
• Broadway and Gordon Russell Museum
• Eastnor Castle
• Cheltenham Races
• Worcester Rugby Club
• Cheltenham Museum
• Hay on Wye Book Festival
• Cheltenham Literary Festival
• Upton Marina
• Morgan Motors
• Worcester Race Course
• Worcestershire County Cricket Club