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in the county of Herefordshire

Walford Church, Herefordshire, around 1900.
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About Walford

Walford lies in the rural countryside about 4 miles from the old market town of Ross-on-Wye. The village, sitting at the confluence of the Walford and Stoneybridge streams is an ancient community - it was mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086. It is ideal for anyone wishing to take in the picturesque scenery of the Wye Valley, get away from it all and relax. Some of the lovely vista's of the area include Walford Church, Goodrich village and castle, Ley's Hill and Chase Woods.

The local parish church is dedicated to St.Michael and all Angels. It is of Norman origin, with the central core of the church considered to be some of the oldest building work in Hereford. The church, built of sandstone, has a northern tower, north and south porches, with four bays to the nave and a north aisle. The church lies within a tranquil churchyard where lime trees form a Road of Remembrance to the men lost in World War I. A pair of gates gifted by Lieut-Colonel L.D.Frewen, commemorate the dead of World War II. The stone piers supporting the gates were provided by the parishioners. In the churchyard visitors can see scattered graves, crosses and tombs.

Of the picturesque properties in the area Walford Court is of interest, this is a lovely black and white property set in superb landscaped grounds with an ancient motte and bailey.

The Mill Race Inn occupies a roadside position. It is a handsome building with old world features and a charming atmosphere. Visitors can part-take of good "Gastro" style cooking, real ales and fine wine.

Other places of interest in the region include the River Teme and Lientwardine.

The area is good for fishing and walking. For anyone wishing to stay to explore this very pleasant countryside region Ross-on-Wye offers hotels and there are self-catering cottages and friendly bed and breakfast homes to be discovered in lovely country lanes.

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The Smithy in Goodrich, Herefordshire, England

The Smithy

Goodrich, Herefordshire, England (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
Featuring a barbecue, The Smithy is a holiday home set in Goodrich in the Herefordshire Region. The property is 47 km from Bristol and boasts views of the city. Free private parking is available on si...
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The Hostelrie at Goodrich in Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, England

The Hostelrie at Goodrich

Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, England (1.0 miles, 1.7 km)
The Hostelrie at Goodrich is a country inn offering traditional rooms, a restaurant and bar. The 18th century gothic-style building is situated in the pretty village of Goodrich in the stunning Wye Va...
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The Old Hall in Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, England

The Old Hall

Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, England (1.1 miles, 1.8 km, direction N)
The Old Hall is a holiday home situated in Ross on Wye in the Herefordshire Region and is 50 km from Bristol. The property is 37 km from Cheltenham and free private parking is offered. There is a din...
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Wren Cottage in Whitchurch, Herefordshire, England

Wren Cottage

Whitchurch, Herefordshire, England (1.2 miles, 2.0 km, direction SW)
Wren Cottage is a holiday home set in Whitchurch in the Herefordshire Region and is 46 km from Bristol. The property boasts views of the garden and is 38 km from Cheltenham....
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Shepherd'S Hill in Goodrich, Herefordshire, England

Shepherd'S Hill

Goodrich, Herefordshire, England (1.3 miles, 2.0 km, direction SW)
Located 46 km from Bristol, Shepherd'S Hill offers accommodation in Goodrich. The property boasts views of the garden and is 38 km from Cheltenham. There is a dining area and a kitchen as well as a p...
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Foxcote New Court Farm in Marstow, Herefordshire, England

Foxcote New Court Farm

Marstow, Herefordshire, England (1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction SW)
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Glen Cottage in Marstow, Herefordshire, England

Glen Cottage

Marstow, Herefordshire, England (1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction SW)
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M50 Junction 4(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NE)
M50 Junction 3(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction NE)
Lydney Station(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction S)
Hereford Station(13.4 miles, 21.5 km, direction N)
Bristol International Airport(34.8 miles, 55.9 km, direction S)
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Walford to London(109.4 miles, 176.0 km, direction E)