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RK Services is an independent, family run vehicle rental company trading for over 30 years based in the Vale of Evesham, in the heart of the midlands.

We provide a friendly, honest and professional vehicle rental service specialising in; car hire, van hire, MPV and minibus hire to private individuals and businesses based in Worcestershire, Warwickshire and the Cotswolds (Gloucestershire).

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The riverside market town of Evesham in Worcestershire bordering the Cotswolds
In the County of Worcestershire At the edge of the northern Cotswolds Five miles west of Broadway Access via A44 or M5

Evesham Tourist Information
and Travel Guide

The old riverside market town of Evesham is situated in the centre of the famous horticultural Vale of Evesham - the fruit and vegetable basket of England. From the tranquil banks of the river Avon to the undulating hills and peaceful wooded slopes of the Cotswolds, the Vale offers some of the prettiest countryside in the United Kingdom.

The region well known for its fruit and vegetable growing (especially asparagus) since medieval times, can be enjoyed seasonally throughout the year.

In Spring there are dazzling displays of blossom from the many acres of plum and apple trees giving great swathes of colour.

A major attraction is the River Avon, with very popular recreational areas offering something for everyone from fishing to walking to boating. Abbey Park with its Victorian bandstand offers you music on Sunday afternoons from June to September, where you can sit back and soak in the tranquil atmosphere of a lazy sunny afternoon.

Find out about the town's traditional roots by visiting the Bell Tower, the only major remaining building of the once great abbey, knocked down after Henry VIII closed the monasteries in 1540.

No visit is complete without a visit to The Heritage Centre at The Almonry. This 14th century building, once the home of the Abbey's Almoner, houses a wealth of information and artefacts, documenting such important happenings as the history of the great Abbey and the defeat of Baron Simon de Montfort at the Battle of Evesham in 1265.

See the Pennywhistle sculpture by Tom Harvey by the riverside in Abbey Gardens. The piece was commissioned to commemorate the start of the 2007 Evesham music festival and was carved out by using a chainsaw from a cedar log.

Evesham old  part of town
Old part of Evesham Market Town
The Round House, Evesham
The 15th century Round House, actually rectangular
Abbot Reginald's Gateway in Evesham
Abbot Reginald's Gateway

The Almonry in Evesham

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VISITING FAMOUS COTSWOLD GARDENS

There are several Cotswold famous gardens within 20 minutes car journey of Evesham including Hidcote Manor, Snowshill Manor, Bourton House, Sezincote, Kiftsgate Court and Batsford Arboretum.

See - Cotswold Gardens and North Cotswold Gardens Map and Driving Directions.

SPRING BLOSSOM TRAIL - Evesham in Worcestershire

The beautiful Vale of Evesham is one of the most fertile areas for fruit-growing in the country, and every spring thousands of blossoming fruit trees transform the landscape into a riot of colour. The Blossom Trail covers 40 miles of some of the prettiest countryside in Worcestershire.

Best in bloom: Depending on the weather, the flowering season usually lasts from late March to early May. It begins with plums and damsons, followed a couple of weeks later by pears and then apples.

And there's more: For the energetic, there's also a Blossom bike-trail. Evesham railway station is the suggested starting point.

When to Go : April and early May.

How do I get there by train? London Paddington to Evesham Station or Moreton-in-Marsh Station if staying in Broadway.

Places to Stay - Accommodation at Evesham and Broadway (Broadway is 5 miles from Evesham).

ANNUAL RIVER FESTIVAL

In July each year, Evesham hosts a spectacular weekend - The River Festival - where boats moor alongside Workman Gardens for an illuminated boat festival with fireworks.

River Carnival at Evesham

See - Pictures of the River Carnival in 2003

The National Morris Dancing Weekend at Evesham June 2014

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