Pershore is a rural market town in Worcestershire in the District of Wychavon and was the first in Worcestershire to be awarded as a Quality Council. Pershore has a population of approximately 8,500 with 3,600 households. The Town Council has been in existence since 1974 and is made up of fifteen councillors representing two wards. The Chairman of the Council, elected annually, is the Town Mayor. Find out more about your Mayor and Councillors.
It is located in the east of the County, on the banks of the River Avon, approximately 9 miles from Worcester and seven miles from Evesham. It is on the edge of the Vale of Evesham, renowned for its market gardens and is home to the famous Pershore Plum. For more information about the town, what to see and events in the area, visit the Tourism website.
New to Pershore? Thinking of moving here? Please pop into the Visitor Information Centre, currently situated at the Town Hall, High Street, and collect a welcome pack with a variety of information to help you settle into living in our wonderful town. Alternatively, please visit our Useful Numbers and Links page to access this information online.
Visiting the Town? View Pershore Visitors Guide for more information.