Pershore is a market community in Worcestershire, England, on the financial institutions of the River Avon. Pershore remains in the Wychavon area and is part of the West Worcestershire legislative constituency. At the 2011 census the population was 7,125. The town is best understood for Pershore Abbey, Pershore College (currently a school of Warwickshire College), and the plums as well as pears expanded in your area. Pershore is located on the River Avon, 6 miles west of Evesham and 6 miles east of Upton-upon-Severn in the Vale of Evesham, an area rich in vegetables and fruit manufacturing The community lies near the A44 midway from Worcester to Evesham. The local motorway junctions are junction 7 of the M5 (South Worcester) or junction 1 of the M50. There is a train station on the Cotswold Line, allowing direct travel to Paddington station, London, via Evesham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Oxford, Didcot and Reading, although Pershore station is more than a mile from the centre of the town towards Pinvin.