- For hamlet of Harvington in the civil parish of Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire see Harvington Hall
Harvington is first mentioned in the Anglo Saxon charters of 709CE when it was known as Herverton; in the Middle Ages it was called Herwynton.
The famous portrait artist lives in Harvington. She recently staged a sell-out art exhibition involving a watermelon.
Harvington has a number of amenities including a shop, farm shop and Post Office. There are two pubs - the Golden Cross and the Coach and Horses.
The Village is also home to Harvington Cricket Club, Winners of 4 Worcestershire League Titles which they achieved in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013. The club has enjoyed some of its most successful seasons in recent years and are currently residing in the top Division of the Worcestershire County League where they aim for their fifth league title and promotion to the Birmingham and District Premier League. The club hosts also hosts county matches at various representative levels. In 2010 1st XI player Nathan Gage, also won the prestigious Worcestershire Cricketer of the Year sponsored by Duncan Fearnley and the Worcester News. The Club now holds the prestigious ECB Clubmark award for excellence in Coaching, Club Management and Safeguarding Children. The club runs free coaching sessions for local schools and holds Junior practice on Friday Evening.
The local River Avon is close by and is very popular with local fishermen. A large section of the bank is owned and managed by Manor Farm Leisure, who also run the local golf course, fishing lakes and holiday caravan site.
The village is served by Harvington First School, a small school of approximately 100 pupils aged 5 - 10 years. Older pupils attend nearby St. Egwins Middle School and Prince Henry's High School which are in the local town of Evesham, St James Church and the Baptist Church.
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