Barford, Warwickshire

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Church Street and St Peter's Church

Barford is a village and civil parish in the Warwick district of Warwickshire, England, about three miles south of Warwick. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,171. The Joint Parish Council also runs the villages of Sherbourne and Wasperton. In March 2014 "The Sunday Times" listed the village as one of the Top 10 places to live in The Midlands.[1] In the village there are two pubs, a hotel with swimming pool, and a village shop owned and run by the community.[2] The Church of England primary school that is in the village is called "Barford St. Peters".[3] The University of Warwick Boat Club trains on the River Avon at Barford.

Barford is served by Stagecoach bus routes X18 and 18A which link it with Coventry, Leamington Spa, Warwick and Stratford Upon Avon.[4] The M40 motorway is just 1.5 miles from the village, with Warwick and Warwick Parkway railway stations just over 4 miles away.

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Coordinates: 52°14′42″N 1°36′18″W / 52.245°N 1.605°W / 52.245; -1.605