The Local Area

Situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the most rural diocese in England, this is a lively and forward-looking group of parishes. The village has an excellent shop and post office which is happy to organise groceries for collection upon arrival.  Wide range of goods, newspapers, milk,  bread and supplies available daily. Ring Julie or Neil on 01981 […]

The Garway Moon. 2 miles from cottages. Excellent local pub. Rural location opposite village green with adventure playground for children. Lovely views. Families welcome. Worth booking for weekend meals. Take away food on some nights. 01600 750 270

Officially designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Wye Valley combines a unique blend of Welsh and English influences. A place of breathtaking natural scenery and the birthplace of British tourism, the Wye Valley has enthralled discerning visitors since the 18th Century. At its heart is the town of Ross on Wye which sits on the river. Ross is a lovely […]

Goodrich stands majestically on a wooded hill commanding the passage of the River Wye into the picturesque valley of Symonds Yat. This splendid red sandstone castle springs from living rock high above an empty moat. Walk along the curtain walls, climb the towers, and peer through arrow slits and murder holes. There is a well preserved chapel and inner Hall. […]

Hereford is a Cathedral City with the relaxed atmosphere of a country market town. Its origin dates back to Saxon times and today visitors delight in the harmony of a rich heritage and modern facilities. The shopping facilities are excellent and no visit would be complete without a trip to the Cathedral. You’ll find two of Britain’s most important treasures: the […]

Symonds Yat is a village within the Forest of Dean and a popular tourist destination straddling the River Wye on the county border of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire in England. Hand-pulled ferry over the River Wye at Symonds Yat. Symonds Yat West is on the Herefordshire side of the river and Symonds Yat East is on the Gloucestershire side. The only […]

Lelighted by this picturesque, thriving, market town just forty minutes away in rural Herefordshire, England, the picture shows the medieval market hall. Ledbury town is a fantastic mix of shops and attractions with some great places to eat out. You can visit the old school house museum, the smallest house in Ledbury and also the Chocolaterie.