The English town of Alcester is located in the area that is known as Warwickshire. The town of Alcester is actually a market town and it is located on the banks of the River Arrow and also the River Alne. The town of Alcester is located about eight miles to the west of Stratford upon Avon. The town of Alcester has an estimated population of six thousand two hundred and fourteen.
There was at one point a railway station within the town of Alcester and it is was part of Midland Railways. The station was on the main line between Birmingham and Bristol. The station is no longer used but the line is still used for commercial trains.
There is a lot of attraction within the town of Alcester and these are popular with locals and tourist alike. The attractions include two stately homes which are known as Coughton Court and this stately home is located to the north of the Alcester in the nearby area of Coughton. Coughton Court is now in the hands of the national trust. The other stately home is Ragley Hall and this is located to the north of Alcester. Ragley Hall was once home to the Marquis of Hertford.
The town of Alcester is also well known for its one hundred mile long walk that is a long distance walking route in the heart of the English countryside. There have been some recent developments that have included the introduction of a Roman museum that shows all the artefacts that have been found locally.