Eckington

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Many thanks to Eckington Caravan Park for facilitating this camera's location and to Canal & River Trust for capitally funding its installation. Eckington is renowned for its famous bridge, which is the subject of a poem by Arthur Quiller-Couch, its village cross and its Norman-period church. The village is surrounded by the River Avon and often experiences flooding on its entry roads. It is situated at the north-west side of Bredon Hill, an outcrop of the Cotswolds. The nearest towns to Eckington and also situated along the River Avon are Pershore which is 4 miles (6 km) north and Evesham 10 miles (16 km) north east. The historic town of Tewkesbury is situated 8 miles (13 km) south west on the River Severn.