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in the county of Herefordshire
Exit from England at Brilley, Herefordshire

About Brilley

Brilley is an attractive village lying almost at the meeting point of England and Wales. It has unrivalled views across Herefordshire and Wales, extending from the beauty of the Brecon Beacons and the Welsh Black Mountains, to the stunning grandeur of the very English Malvern Hills and on a clear day the escarpment of the Cotswolds can be spotted.

Visitors find it a pleasant place to tarry with lots of interesting things to see and do. Hay on Wye, renowned as a centre for Second Hand Books is close by, this has interesting antique shops and a couple of old-world pubs. It is good hill-walking country, with hills perfect for pony-trekking and the River Wye offers the leisurely pursuits of fishing, canoeing and boating. There are several historic houses in the region including the 17th century timber framed Cwmmau Farmhouse with its adjacent farm buildings. At Kington for anyone really energetic there is a challenging golf course.

The village offers accommodation, pleasant places to enjoy a meal, and in a lovely wooded copse there is caravan and camping site.

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The River Wye, Hay On Wye

Hay-on-Wye (67 Pictures) in the county of Powys

(4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction SW of Brilley)

Hay-on-Wye, as its name implies is picturesquely situated on the River Wye at a point where Herefordshire meets with the border of Wales..

Pembridge bell tower - Pembridge, Herefordshire

Pembridge (27 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Herefordshire

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction NE of Brilley)

Pembridge, is one of the prettiest villages in Herefordshire, it is thrice blessed for it stands in a trio of black and white villages famed for an abundance of quaint cottages and graceful houses...

Corn Square, Leominster, Herefordshire

Leominster (14 Pictures) in the county of Herefordshire

(15.6 miles, 25.0 km, direction E of Brilley)

Fine wool has been produced here in this gentle country town since the 13th century and owing to the close proximity of the county town of Hereford and the rich farmland that abounds throughout this lovely area, prized Hereford cattle are bred here for exportation to countries all over the world...

Kilpeck Church

Kilpeck (13 Pictures) in the county of Herefordshire

(16.2 miles, 26.1 km, direction SE of Brilley)

Hidden away in one of England's most glorious little medieval villages, lies what is without doubt, the finest small Norman church in Britain...

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Hereford (86 Pictures) a Historic City in the county of Herefordshire

(16.5 miles, 26.5 km, direction E of Brilley)

Hereford is a town in the west of England bordering wales. It has a beautiful cathedral which was established in the 7th century and a medieval bridge over the River Wye. Famous.....

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Hay on Wye Castle and War Memorial, Herefordshire

Hay-on-Wye Castle (4 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.8 km, direction SW)

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Moccas Court, Herefordshire

Moccas Court (1 Pictures)

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction SE)

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Dovecote at Luntley Court, Pembridge, Herefordshire

Luntley Court and Dovecote (1 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.4 km, direction NE)

Luntley Court and Dovecote. A 15-16th century house with Dovecote..

Longtown Castle, Herefordshire

Longtown Castle (2 Pictures)

(13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction S)

Longtown Castle - An unusual cylindrical keep at the top of an enormous earthen motte. Longtown Castle was built approx 1200 and.....

Croft Castle approach

Croft Castle (33 Pictures)

(15.4 miles, 24.8 km, direction NE)

Castellated manor house set in stunning countryside with panoramic views...

Hereford Cathedral

Hereford Cathedral (15 Pictures)

(16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction E)

Hereford Cathedral is a grade1 listed building, The oldest part - the bishop's chapel - dating to the 11th century, though the.....

Clun Castle

Clun Castle (32 Pictures)

(20.0 miles, 32.2 km, direction N)

Late in the 12th-century, the wooden fortification built at Clun in the 11th-century was burnt down by the Welsh. The land then.....


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