GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Herefordshire Trail - Ross on Wye to Bromyard

35 miles (56 km)

The Herefordshire Trail takes you on a tour of the area's prettiest villages, rivers, parks, woodland, countryside and hills. This section runs from Ross on Wye to the town of Bromyard via Ledbury.
Starting in Ross on Wye the trail heads north to the riverside settlement of Hole-in-the-Wall. You then turn east and head to Crow Hill, passing the woodland of Eaton Park on the way. From here the route turns north again towards Ledbury, with some long countryside sections interrupted with woodland trails through Yatton Wood and Hoar Wood. You'll pass the villages of Putley and Aylton on this part of the walk. There's also nice views of Marcle Ridge and Marcle Hill. You can cllimb the ridge and enjoy some fabulous views of the Malvern Hills, the Cotswold Hills, the Wye Valley, the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains.
The next section takes you north from Ledbury to Coddington, passing Wellington Heath, Frith Wood and Berrington Wood on the way. You continue to Bosbury and Bishops Frome before finishing at the town of Bromyard.
The route runs very close to the Wye Valley Walk for part of the way.

Herefordshire Trail - Ross on Wye to Bromyard OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Herefordshire Trail - Ross on Wye to Bromyard Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

In Bromyard The Royal Oak is a nice place for refreshments. The pub dates back to the 18th century and includes a lovely beer garden where you can sit out and enjoy some fine homemadefood.
In Ledbury you could enjoy a pit stop at the Prince of Wales. The 16th-century timber-framed pub is in a delightful spot on a picturesque cobbled alley leading to the church.The multi-award winning establishment serves fine home cooked food and a good selection of ales. You can find them on Church Lane at postcode HR8 1DL. The pub is dog friendly.

Photos

The River Wye at Hole-in-the-Wall - geograph.org.uk - 55550

The River Wye at Hole-in-the-Wall. The River Wye from the suspension bridge at Hole-in-the-Wall. This is a view upstream with Lyndor Wood in the background.

Apple orchard at Putley - geograph.org.uk - 2197971

Apple orchard at Putley

West side of the Marcle Ridge - geograph.org.uk - 859272

West side of the Marcle Ridge

Hillside north of Bishop's Frome - geograph.org.uk - 892617

Hillside north of Bishop's Frome

Hole-in-the-Wall, Herefordshire - geograph.org.uk - 5141516

Hole-in-the-Wall

Putley Church - geograph.org.uk - 3394334

The 19th century Putley Church. A delightful scene in the small village of Putley with a pond and the old church. A lovely example of 'High Church', or Anglo-Catholic style, incorporating pieces of an earlier medieval church on the site, including several 13th century windows and a piscina of similar age. There are a total of 49listed buildingsin Putley.

Court Farm at Aylton - geograph.org.uk - 5339731

Court Farm at Aylton. Large farms, such as Court Farm and the White House, are now private houses and the surrounding land is farmed by those living outside the village. There are no shops, and little in the way of amenities;many of the farms and farm buildings are listed. The village church dates to the 12th century.

Ledbury Almshouses - geograph.org.uk - 5722869

Ledbury Almshouses

GPS Files

GPX File

Herefordshire Trail - Ross on Wye to Bromyard.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Herefordshire Trail - Ross on Wye to Bromyard.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)