Herefordshire, Hoarwithy & The Wye Valley

Hoarwithy

An unspoiled village in the Wye Valley an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Famous for its New -harp -snowItalianate church on the hill and it's Grand National Winner 'Mon Mome'.

A quarter mile down the lane from the Wagons following the Brook towards the Wye you will find The New Harp, a cosy local pub serving Local Ales and Cider, Good Food with a very friendly welcome.

Other Picturesque Pubs

A mile and a half away is the Lough Pool Inn full of character, charm and tempting food. Along the river about three miles the other way is the Cottage of Content, another very popular and quaint local foodie pub.

Ross-On-Wye

Our nearest town (4 Miles) is the historic centre of the tourist industry in Britain. William Gilpin wrote the first book for tourists about the beauties of the Wye Valley from Ross to Chepstow. Likening these local views of the truly picturesque, to those of the Grand European tour. There is a seventeenth century market house and river side pubs to explore.

Hereford

Is 9 Miles away, a historic, if tiny, City with lots going on. Visit the Cathedral Forestwhere the famous 'Mappa Mundi' is on display.

Forest of Dean

Ancient oak woodland where you can walk the Sculpture Trail or through Puzzle Wood and if you're adventurous, you can hire Mountain Bikes for the miles of off road trails.

Symonds Yat

On a huge horse shoe bend in the River Wye where the Peregrines nest on the 150 foot lime stone cliffs. A nationally renowned beauty spot.

Hay-On-Wye

On the edge of the Brecon Beacons, World famous for its book shops and home to the Hay Festival.

Things to do:

  • Walking.
  • Canoeing.
  • Cycling.
  • Bird Watching.
  • Fishing.
  • Golf.
  • Horse Riding.
  • Visit Castle, Gardens, Iron Age Forts, Museums.

Or           Nothing!