Cottage in Himbleton
Himbleton shown within Worcestershire
|OS grid reference|
|- London||100 mi (160 km) SE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Hereford and Worcester|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
Himbleton is a village in Worcestershire, England. It lies about 5 miles (8.0 km) south-east of Droitwich and 7.5 miles (12.1 km) north-east of Worcester. There is an Anglican church, dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene.
Located on Neight Hill in the village is a first school, Himbleton Church of England First School, catering for children aged 4–9, which was opened in 1873. There is also a pub, The Galton Arms, which has featured several times in the Good Beer Guide.
The local cricket team, Himbleton Cricket Club, play in the Worcestershire County League Division 3. Himbleton has historic significance as one of the villages through which the Catholic anarchists under Guy Fawkes travelled through.
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