Is Bewdley a nice place to live?

Is Bewdley a nice place to live?

A TOWN in Wyre Forest has made the top five list of places to live in Worcestershire. Lifestyle site Muddy Stilettos asked its readers to vote for their favourites, with the ultimate aim of compiling a Top 200 Best Places to Live guide.

Does Robert Plant live in Bewdley?

Former Led Zeppelin lead- and now solo singer Robert Plant lives in the nearby village of Upper Arley, and is a member of Bewdley Tennis and Rowing Club(s).

How did Bewdley get its name?

Their manor at Bewdley is first mentioned by that name (thought to stem from ‘Beaulieu’ in French and meaning ‘beautiful place) in the late 13th century. It certainly had a ferry by 1336 (probably earlier), an official market by 1376 and it rapidly developed as an inland port.

Is Bewdley in the Black Country?

It is in the Severn Valley 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Kidderminster and 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Birmingham….

Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom

How many times has Bewdley flooded?

Bewdley is subject to significant flood risk from the River Severn and has flooded a number of times. The most significant flood events have been in 1947, 1965, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2014, 2020 and 2021. During the most recent events (2020, 2021 and 2022) some homes and businesses were flooded.

Is Bewdley worth visiting?

The ancient woodland of the Wyre Forest and National Nature Reserve surrounds Bewdley to the west of the town, providing excellent opportunities to discover a rich diversity of wildlife, forest flora and fauna, a great place to visit for natural colour and even the Go Ape, hire wire experience.

Does Robert Plant still live in Shatterford?

Plant has settled down over the hills and far away in Shatterford – a part of English countryside between Kinver, Bewdley and Kidderminster – but still in driving distance from his birthplace.

Where does Robert Plant live in Shropshire?

The singer, who now lives near Kidderminster, was with with Led Zeppelin from the late 1960s to the end of the 1970s.

When was the last time Bewdley flooded?

How old is Bewdley?

Bewdley is first mentioned in documents from the 14th century. By 1376 it can be called a town, and a market and fair were held there. The town ran a profitable ferry across the river, and in 1447 the first bridge was built. During the medieval period Bewdley was neither formally part of Shropshire or Worcestershire.

When did Bewdley last flood?

How high is the river at Bewdley?

Current River Level: 0.312m, falling The usual range of the River Severn at Bewdley is between 0.21m and 3.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.