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Telephone code: 01562
Postcode: WR11
Population: 1650
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Harvington is an attractive village in the county of Worcestershire, close to the historic Market town of Evesham, and beautiful Stratford Upon Avon, the village has exquisite houses dating back to the 15th and 16th Centuries, and a delightful church with an unusual spire fashioned from copper. The surrounding area will entice walkers to linger, or there is always Chaddesley Woods National Nature Reserve nearby. The Medieval and Elizabethan Manor House Harvington Hall is skirted by an impressive Moat, there's fascinating rooms with rare wall paintings, and period furniture which conjures thoughts of a time long since past. For a link with the Bard, Anne Hathaway's Cottage in Shottery is an enchanting 15th Century half timbered thatched cottage,that was the home of Shakespeare's wife before they married, or turn to the first chapter with Shakespeare's birthplace, a tour around the rooms shares an intriguing insight into the life of William Shakespeare. Or be prepared to be amazed when visiting Kinver Edge and Rock Houses, once home to Britain's Cave Dwellers, the sandstone creations have stunning views across to the Malvern Hills and Wales. Or for those who enjoy messing about on the river, climb aboard for a memorable voyage of discovery along the River Avon.

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