The town of Evesham is located in a part of the county of Worcestershire that is actually known as the ‘Vale of Evesham’. This comes under the West Midlands region of England, in the United Kingdom. The town is thought to have been founded as far back as the 8th century and has steadily grown to a present day population of around 22,000 inhabitants. Should you decide to opt for a holiday in Evesham, it is most likely that you will enjoy the comfortable surroundings of your own well-equipped apartment within the town. In the outskirts and rural communities, this is probably going to be more like a cosy and comfortable cottage.
Considering the fact that Evesham is hardly a sprawling metropolis, it has an amazingly great array of activities to enjoy in the town. There is a leisure centre that has two swimming pools for swimming opportunities year-round. There is also a climbing wall and very well-equipped gym within the same complex. Your holidays in Evesham will also offer the possibilities to enjoy water sports such as canoeing, kayaking and sailing - at the local water sports centre. The town even has a cycling centre. As you will be surrounded by such gorgeous countryside, you may well wish to take in a few walks, or a round of golf, or two, at courses that are located within Worcestershire.
There are a number of great places to visit during your holidays in Evesham. Within the same county the towns of Malvern and Worcester will easily fill a half day each for you and your travelling companions. One town that does not get anything like the amount of press that it deserves is Ludlow, in Shropshire. This is a comfortable drive away and well worth the journey when you get there. The architecture, castle and museums are well worth including on your itinerary here and you may also wish to enjoy a spot of lunch in one of the highly-reputed restaurants that are found in the historic town. Other towns that can easily be reached from your self catering accommodation in Evesham are Cheltenham Spa and Stratford-upon-Avon.
You will find that the weather on your holidays in Evesham will be warm during the Summer months and relatively cool in Winter. Like the rest of the UK, Worcestershire experiences a typical temperate climate. The average temperature during July and August will touch the 22 degrees Celsius mark; whilst in December and January, this is more likely to be around 7 to 8 degrees. This part of England can actually experience some of the lowest minimum temperatures during the Winter nights, therefore be sure to pack warm clothing. The average rainfall in Evesham is around 27 inches.
The nearest airport for your holidays in Evesham will be Birmingham International (BHX) which has connections with the farthest reaches of the UK. If you are travelling to your self catering apartment via car, the town lies close to the M5 motorway and this connects you with the south-west and north-west of England (via the M6).