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Croft Castle

Nudging the Welsh border, here’s a region that captures the essence of rural England with wild countryside, castles, beautiful rivers, market towns and delicious local food.

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Follow the cider trails and the black and white houses trail and and drive the gorgeous Golden Valley Way. Hike, bike, canoe and paddleboard, breathe the fresh air on walks in the Forest of Dean.

Visit Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, Ledbury. Find border castles, woodland walks, ancient abbeys and activities in the great outdoors including canoeing on the River Wye. On the border visit Hay-on-Wye, famous for its many bookshops and literary festivals.

Berrington Hall

Neoclassical style

Croft Castle

Parkland and a hillfort

Goodrich Castle

Wye Valley fortress


Books & Literary Festival


City on the Wye

Hereford Cathedral

Home of Mappa Mundi

Ledbury Real Ales

Local focus

Malvern Hills

The sleeping dragon

Hereford Museum of Cider

Calling cider-lovers

Westons Cider Mill

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Wye Valley

Kayak, cycle, walk

Text © Alison Plummer

Images by Alison Plummer, User: (WT-shared) Paul. at wts wikivoyage