Pershore - the centre of the ancient Pershore Hundred.

This place has a long history.  


Pershore has been a centre for Christians since the first monastic settlement was established in 682.  The Rule of St. Benedict was introduced in 972, visitors to the abbey church today can still see remains of the Saxon monastic church.  This place is full of mystery and not surprisingly it is a centre of activity for heritage detectives. If you have a smart phone why not to Explore with Arthur.  and start exploring Pershore and the villages round about.  Your task is to solve the mystery and discover why two abbots shared Pershore market.  Succeed and you will be on your way to discovering Pershore's hidden secret!


Pershore is an historic market town, and an administrative and legal centre where for centuries people have come to transact their business. Click on the places below to find out more about this area.  Today it is called 'Wychavon', but it wasn't always so. Follow the links to discover the story of this place.