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in the county of Worcestershire

Looking across Elmley Castle cricket pitch. - Looking from Kersoe lane, Elmley Castle, Worcs.
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About Elmley Castle

Elmley Castle is one of the most beautiful villages in England. The main street is wide and tree lined, peeping from behind the trees are well tended gardens backed by a memorable picture of enchanting Black and White cottages with creeper clad walls and thatched roofs.

Nothing now remains of the Norman stronghold of Elmley Castle but its name and its stones. The castle built in the 11th-century,
for many years was the seat of the Beauchamp family, was a ruin by 1316. It is believed that the castle was rebuilt in the 14th-century but by the 16th-century the castle fell once more into a state of decay, never to be repaired again.

In the year 1575 Queen Elizabeth 1st, visited Elmley Castle. She came on a visit to the Savage family and this visit is commemorated by an old inn sign. The local Parish Church of St. Mary is a treasure house of local history. In the well kept churchyard, amongst the tomb stones, are two 17th-century Sundials.

Elmley Castle lies beneath Bredon Hill. From early spring to late autumn the whole of the countryside in this peaceful area is ablaze with colour. There are the beautiful pastels of spring blossom, bright summer flowers, and in the autumn the creeper clad cottages are a riot of colour as once green leaves turn a vibrant shade of red. The surrounding meadow-land is full of frolicking sheep and contented cattle.

Of the nearby places to visit; The market town of Pershore, Evesham and Ledbury are all well worth visiting, they provide many interesting buildings, quaint old inns and good shopping facilities.

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Chequers Inn at Fladbury in Pershore, Worcestershire, England

Chequers Inn at Fladbury

Pershore, Worcestershire, England (3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction N)
With a pub and a restaurant, Chequers Inn at Fladbury is set in the beautiful vale of Evesham, and just 12 miles from the city of Worcester. It offers bed and breakfast accommodation with free parking...
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The Angel Inn Hotel in Pershore, Worcestershire, England3 stars

The Angel Inn Hotel

Pershore, Worcestershire, England (3.5 miles, 5.6 km, direction NW)
The Angel Inn Hotel offers en suite bedrooms and a relaxed, friendly bar and restaurant in the centre of Pershore, overlooking the central square....
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The Coach House in Strensham, Worcestershire, England

The Coach House

Strensham, Worcestershire, England (3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction SW)
Located 31 km from Stratford-upon-Avon, The Coach House offers pet-friendly accommodation in Strensham. It provides free private parking. The holiday home is composed of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, f...
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The Crown Inn, Kemerton in Tewkesbury, Worcestershire, England

The Crown Inn, Kemerton

Tewkesbury, Worcestershire, England (3.6 miles, 5.8 km, direction SW)
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Staddlestones Cottage in Pershore, Worcestershire, England

Staddlestones Cottage

Pershore, Worcestershire, England (3.6 miles, 5.8 km, direction N)
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Evesham Hotel in Evesham, Worcestershire, England3 stars

Evesham Hotel

Evesham, Worcestershire, England (3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction E)
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Harrowfields Bed & Breakfast in Eckington, Worcestershire, England4 stars

Harrowfields Bed & Breakfast

Eckington, Worcestershire, England (3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction W)
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Nearby travel help

Evesham Station(3.6 miles, 5.7 km, direction NE)
Pershore Station(4.4 miles, 7.1 km, direction NW)
M5 Junction 8(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction W)
M50 Junction 1(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction W)
Birmingham International Airport(29.2 miles, 46.9 km, direction NE)
Bristol International Airport(56.0 miles, 90.1 km, direction SW)
Elmley Castle to London(90.2 miles, 145.1 km, direction SE)