The Herefordshire Trail

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The Herefordshire Trail

The Herefordshire Trail is a long distance hiking trail created and set up by the Herefordshire Ramblers Association. It is a circular route that covers a total of 154 miles and passes through some of the most beautiful and historic areas of the county.

The trail is divided into several sections, each of which can be completed in a day or over a weekend. Some popular sections include the unspoilt Golden Valley, the Wye Valley and Mortimer Country.

It links the five market towns of Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye, Kington, Leominster and Bromyard, along with some of the picturesque villages and hamlets for which Herefordshire is renowned.

The trail starts in the market town of Ledbury.

  1. Ledbury to Marcle Ridge 7.5 miles
  2. Marcle Ridge to Ross-on-Wye 11.6 miles
  3. Ross-on-Wye to Little Dewchurch 10 miles
  4. Little Dewchurch to Bagwyllydiart 9 miles
  5. Bagwyllydiart to Abbey Dore 9 miles
  6. Abbey Dore to Peterchurch 7.8 miles
  7. Peterchurch to Whitney Bridge 10.9 miles
  8. Whitney Bridge to Kington 12.1 miles
  9. Kington to Lingen 11.9 miles
  10. Lingen to Leintwardine 8.9 miles
  11. Leintwardine to Richard’s Castle 15.3 miles
  12. Richard’s Castle to Leominster 9.5 miles
  13. Leominster to Edwyn Ralph 11.7 miles
  14. Edwyn Ralph to Fromes Hill 10.1 miles
  15. Fromes Hill to Ledbury 9.3 miles

The journey offers a variety of landscapes, from rolling hills, to forested valleys and the stunning countryside of Herefordshire. The trail is well-marked, with waymarkers and signs to help you navigate your way.


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