Historic towns and villages in Herefordshire

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The county of Herefordshire is famous for its Black and White villages - locations blessed with medieval half-imbered buildings. While not all the villages on this list can claim to be 'black and white', there are some lovely places to visit.

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Allensmore (Self catering)
The Old Dairy, Allensmore

The Old Dairy

Situated in the traditional village of Allensmore with its village pub and local shop and yet only 5 miles from the city of Hereford, you can get the best of …
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Shobdon (Self catering)
Stone Cottage, Shobdon

Stone Cottage

This stone-built, end-terrace cottage in Ledicot near Shobdon in Herefordshire can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms.
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Bromyard (Hotel)
The Falcon Hotel

The Falcon Hotel

A stylish, comfortable 10 bedroom hotel in a dramatic Tudor building set in the centre of the ancient and rural market town of Bromyard. Fine dine in the beautiful restaurant, relax in the comfortable lounge. Also there is a classic 18th century ballroom, oak panelled private room and separate Mews … more >>

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Ross-on-Wye (Hotel)
The Kings Head Hotel

The Kings Head Hotel

An ideal Base for the beautiful Wye Valley, an Award winning Chef, fresh fish a speciality, and excellent beers and wines in an ancient old Town Centre Coaching inn, full of character and charm, with its own secure parking. We aim to offer a haven to the tourist and traveller. … more >>

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