See also: Prestbury, CheshirePrestbury
is a medium sized village
near the edge of the Cotswolds
. It is on the outskirts of the larger town, Cheltenham
, and forms part of the borough of Cheltenham, despite retaining its own parish council as a civil parish
. It is part of the Tewkesbury parliamentary constituency
, represented by Laurence Robertson MP
of the Conservative Party
. It gives residents and visitors alike the opportunity to go to a more urban centre of shopping and recreation, or enjoy the surrounding countryside.
The village is famous for being the most haunted in England
, including the Headless Horseman who rides down The Burgage
, and The White Lady, the Black Abbot who roam the local churchyard, and a ghostly cavalier being the most frequently seen. Others include a whole funeral procession and even a troop of ghostly soldiers, as well as several poterguists.
The village has several shops including the Prestbury Village Stores, and the Burgage Stores. There is a doctor's surgery, a post office, and a public library with internet access and DVDs for hire. There is a Carvery called the Kings Arms, which used to be the village's main pub. It was here that Fred Archer grew up, as his father was a landlord of the pub. There are three other pubs in Prestbury; the Plough, the Beehive and the Royal Oak. There are also two hairdressers and a bank, as well as a pharmacy and a butcher.
The village is also home to Prestbury Park, the......