Cleeve Prior is a village in the Vale of Evesham Worcestershire, England. It is situated on the cliff (Cleeve) on the Worcestershire/Warwickshire border above the river Avon. There are many picturesque houses made from the local lias stone, including the Kings Arms public house and the 150-year-old school. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew, and has 6 bells which are rung for the parish service each Sunday. The name cleeve comes from the Saxon word for cliff and the prior was a medieval monastery which was destroyed during the Reformation.