Welcome to Upper Arley Parish Council

The Parish covers a mainly rural area in the north of Worcestershire, in the Wyre Forest District. The River Severn flows through the Parish, and quite a large area, particularly to the west of the river, forms part of the ancient Forest of Wyre.

The Parish itself is made up of three small villages - Upper Arley itself, Pound Green and Shatterford.

Arley lies on the banks of the river, and welcomes large numbers of visitors, particularly to its church, the Arley Arboretum, and the peaceful banks of the Severn.

Shatterford is well known for the Shatterford Lakes and Wildlife Park, and the Bellmans Cross Public House and restaurant.

Pound Green has its ancient Common, as well as attracting cyclists and walkers to the forest glades and paths.

A feature of the Parish is the Severn Valley Railway, running along the west bank of the River Severn. Arley Station brings thousands of visitors to the area every year.

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Change to Meeting Dates

 The Parish Council has changed the day/dates of future meetings commening with the meeting on Tuesday the 25th August 2020. Meetings will generally take place on a Tuesday evening except when the meeting is scheduled to take place at Pound Green, which is March, June and September, when the meeting will be on a Monday evening. Please note all meetings remain to be held 'virtually' for the time being. The list of future meetings in on the 'Meetings' tab on this website.
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Images of Upper Arley

Shatterford Village Hall View of Arley View from St. Peter's Church, Upper Arley
Italian Garden Arley Arboretum Arley Arboretum River Severn from Arley Footbridge

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