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Areley Kings, Worcestershire

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Areley Kings, Worcestershire

Areley Kings is a Worcestershire village on the River Severn 10 miles north of Worcester in the picturesque area of the Wyre Forest. The area is featured in the Domesday Book and many historical places of interest are open to visitors. Nearby Stourport on Severn grew during the Victorian era and is still very popular with tourists and holiday makers all year round for canal and river cruising and for the many well signed walks through some of the finest Worcestershire countryside.
DistrictWyre Forest
Post townSTOURPORT-ON-SEVERN
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSO8070
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01299
Population6,041
 

Other names by which Areley Kings, Worcestershire has been known in the past

Areley ~ Kings Areley

Areley Kings, Worcestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Areley, King's, par. and seat, W. Worcestershire, near Stourport, on river Severn, 1449 ac., pop. 677.

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