Evesham is a rural market town in the county Worcestershire, England. With gorgeous surroundings and a fascinating history, Evesham is becoming a popular destination for tourists in the United Kingdom.
Out of the various attractions in and around the area, Evesham Abbey still remains as one of the most popular. Founded by Saint Egwin at Evesham in England around 701 A.D. Evesham Abbey was once one of the largest abbeys in Europe, but now stands as a fantastic example of a British Abbey. Another popular attraction is the Evesham Arts Centre, built in 1979, that provides a venue for both professional and amateur performance.
Events hosted range from drama to stand-up comedy, brass bands to orchestras. The centre is managed by the registered UK charity Evesham Arts Association. Located by the A46, A44 and A46 roads, as well as the M50 and M42 motorways, Evesham has excellent transportation links to the surrounding towns and cities.
The Almonry Heritage Centre, Abbey Gate, Evesham, Worcestershire WR11 4BG (01386) 446944
Built in a 14th Century house on the site of a former Benedictine Abbey, the Almonry Heritage Centre houses a collection of artefacts that span prehistoric times to the 20th Century.
Exhibited in twelve rooms and adjacent to a beautiful garden, this museum charts the development of this small market town.