Vale of Evesham

About the Area

Evesham is a Market Town that lies between Worcester, Cheltenham and Stratford upon Avon. The Vale of Evesham comprises of the plains of the River Avon from just south of Bidford on Avon to Pershore.

Historically Evesham is famous for the Battle of Evesham in 1265 which resulted in the defeat and death of Simon de Montfort. His grave is at Evesham Abbey.

The Vale of Evesham is renowned for market gardening, growing all types of fruit and vegetables, and in springtime, for growing asparagus or ‘Gras’ as it is known locally.

Architecturally, our Cotswold stone gives way to brick, and to half-timbered houses and black and white thatched cottages. The two main towns are Evesham, and Pershore. The area is scattered with picturesque villages including Cleeve Prior, Ullington, Honeybourne, The Littletons, Blackminster, Aldington, Harvington, The Lenches, Bishampton,The Graftons, Flyford Flavell, Lenchwick, Norton, Fladbury, Charlton, Cropthorne and Wick.

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Distances based from Evesham

M5 Motorway – 12 miles

Birmingham Airport – 36 miles
East Midlands Airport – 69 miles

Evesham Railway Station – ½ mile
Honeybourne Railway Station – 5 miles

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