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Postcode: WR6 | code search
Population: 700
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Some 13 miles (21km) to the Northeast of Hereford, in the Frome Valley, is the small village of Bishops Frome. In 1086 (Domesday) the manor was in the hands of the Bishop of Hereford - hence the Village`s name. Agriculture was and still is the mainstay of life in and around the Frome Valley; Hops and Hereford`s famous cider apples are both grown in the area, and to cater for the wine drinkers, vines are under cultivation at the nearby Frome Valley Vineyard. The Parish Church of St.Mary probably stands on the site of a Saxon Church although no evidence has been found as yet. Built in the 12th century in the Norman style the church extensively rebuilt in the 19th century but still retains some 12th & 14th century features. The Font is of particular interest it is about 700 years old and is one of only eight Breccia or Cornerstone Fonts in the country. The church is approached through charming old Lychgate. Other buildings of note close by are: the Brockhampton Estate with its medieval moated manor house and timber framed gatehouse and Cheyney Chapel which is now a self catering holiday cottage. The village still has two pubs, the Green Dragon (16th century) and the Chase Inn, built in the 19th century to cater for the Hop Pickers. Bishops Frome is an ideal location for the Three Counties Show Ground and the racecourses at Hereford and Worcester, with the vineyard; Mayfields Brewery and the Hop Pocket Craft Centre close by Bishops Frome offers a quiet retreat away from the city bustle.


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Chase Inn (0.07 miles)

Chase Inn
Set within the picturesque country village of Bishop’s Frome, this bed and breakfast serves award-winning real ales in its pub. Free private parking is provided and each en suite room has free Wi-Fi access. Worcester ... More | visit website
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Majors Arms (0.77 miles)

Majors Arms
The Majors Arms is a quiet country pub offering well appointed bed and breakfast accommodation. Situated on the rural Herefordshire Worcestershire border it is within easy reach of Hereford, Worcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Ledbury, Malvern and ... More | visit website
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Crown & Sceptre (3.84 miles)

Crown & Sceptre

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** UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT ** Following an extensive refurbishment, The Crown & Sceptre now offers traditional pub food in comfortable family orientated surroundings. With Real Ales, an enclosed child friendly garden and ... More

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Falcon Hotel (3.86 miles)

Falcon Hotel

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Situated in the centre of Bromyard and easily accessible from the A44, this cosy hotel offers comfortable accommodation in a pleasant setting, one that is rich in history and character. The 2-star ... More

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The Hop Pole Hotel (3.87 miles)

The Hop Pole Hotel
Historic building in the market town of Bromyard, the Hop Pole Hotel is situated on the market square. There is always a warm and friendly welcome at the pub which is inside the hotel. Fresh ... More | visit website
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Bay Horse (3.88 miles)

Bay Horse

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A traditional 17th century timber framed inn offering quality accommodation, food & drink in a friendly atmosphere. All our rooms have ... More

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The Corn Mill (4.48 miles)

The Corn Mill

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Set on one of the last remaining hop farms in England, this newly converted, charming and luxurious cottage enjoys lovely walks from the door and views over ... More

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The Old Rectory (4.59 miles)

The Old Rectory
The The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast in Cradley near Malvern is particularly well suited for complete relaxation. Large open fires are always lit and the house is adorned with fresh flowers. It could be ... More | visit website

National Trust Cottages (5.44 miles)

National Trust Cottages

This fine 18th-century brick built house stands in a wonderful position on the Brockhampton estate and still has the former hop kilns in place. The Oast House is full of character, has masses of room ... More

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Ashbury Bed and Breakfast (6.39 miles)

Ashbury Bed and Breakfast
A warm welcome awaits you from Karen & Graham at Ashbury Bed & Breakfast which is located on the slopes of the Malvern Hills. Ashbury is a large, elegant, Victorian house built in 1874 with ... More | visit website

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