Twyning Parish Trivia
- The name "Twyning" (pronounced "Twinning") derives from Old English and means "place between" (the two rivers).
- The Parish has links with Twinings the company that makes the tea.
- Showborough House was once owned by the son of the British Prime Minister Stanly Baldwin.
- The practice of open field strip system is still carried out today on Upham meadowland is one of the few remaining original open fields of England. It is now designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
- It is believed that Church End was the original (mediaeval) site of a settlement at Twyning
- Shuthonger Manor was once a Victorian school
- Twyning Manor gave a home to Parkfield School during World War II
- Twyning is listed in the Doomsday Book along with some 37 villagers, 10 slaves and 43 acres of valuable meadow