Grimley is a village which is in the Malvern Hills District in the county of Worcestershire. It is situated on the west bank of the River Severn and is to the north of the city of Worcester and is also near the A443. The Parish is made up of the settlements of Grimley Village, Monkwood Green and Sinton Green. The grid reference is SO8360 its length 3miles (4.8km), the public houses are called The Camp which is by the River Severn dock and The Wagon Wheel which is an A la Carte Restaurant.
Grimley is a little village with two Public Houses, a thriving primary school (Grimley and Holt), along with St Bartholomew’s Church, a pub (The Camp Inn), a licenced restaurant (The Wagon Wheel). Grimley also has the old brick pits (site of scientific interest) by the River Severn and also some farms. To the south of the lane used to be where sand and gravel was extracted. Now this land has been turned into lakes and wildlife thrives.
The name Grimley used to be called Grimanlea, the name means ‘wood haunted by a ghost or spectre’. Once housed a building for Monks, apparently linked to Holt castle via underground tunnels, and has been a site of refuge for thousands of years.
In this lovely village you will find lots of wildlife and in the wetlands, you might even see a Great Crested Greabe! Honey bees are also found in the wetlands.
We are looked after by:-
Police West Mercia
Fire brigade Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
The Countryside Code (Written by Kacie, Daniel, Allayah, Isabelle and Madison - age 8)
The Countryside Code for safe walking
Protect wildlife, plants and trees
- Never hurt the animals
- Keep your distance away from the animals
- Don't tred on plants and climb trees
- Do not interfere with livestock and machinery crops
Take your litter home
- All glass, tins, plastic and bottles can be dangerous to animals
- Keep the countryside clean by taking your litter home and any that you may find on the way
Keep all water sources clean
- Don't interfere with water troughs which provide clean water to wildlife
- take care with your personal hygiene and do not pollute.
Take special care on country roads
- Always drive carefully on roads incase people are walking or crossing.
- Slow down or stop for horses, walkers and farm animals and give them plenty of room.
- Where there is no pavement always walk on the right hand side so you can see oncoming traffic and tuck yourself in.
Respect local people, and the local community
- Keep dogs on a lead and under control whilest passing cattle and on farmers land, as it may result in the dog disturbing livestock and famers have permission to shoot the dog.
- Clean up dog poo if it's from your dog.
- Leave gates as they are!
- If there is a sign that says No entry then don't enter
- Don't block gateways, driveways or other paths with your vehicle