Bewdley

Bewdley ( pronunciation) is a town and civil parish in the Wyre Forest District in Worcestershire, England on the banks of the River Severn. It is in the Severn Valley three miles (five kilometres) west of Kidderminster and 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Birmingham.[1] It lies on the River Severn, at the gateway of the Wyre Forest national nature reserve, and at the time of the 2011 census had a population of 9,470.[2] Bewdley is a popular tourist destination and is known for the Bewdley Bridge, designed by Thomas Telford, and the well preserved Georgian riverside.[3]

Bewdley

The River Severn at Bewdley
Bewdley
Location within Worcestershire
Population9,470 (2011)
OS grid referenceSO785752
 London134 mi (216 km)
Civil parish
  • Bewdley
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBEWDLEY
Postcode districtDY12
Dialling code01299
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52.3758°N 2.3150°W / 52.3758; -2.3150

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