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Herefordshire

Herefordshire and the Wye Valley are extremely picturesque and boast some of the finest market towns in the country, including Hereford, Ledbury, Leominster and Ross-On-Wye. The scenery in the surrounding countryside is enough to leave you breathless with the Wye Valley to the South and the Golden Valley and Black Mountains to the West. Herefordshire is also well known for its local produce, including cider, beer, leather products and cattle.

Schools in Herefordshire

There are 17 state secondary schools in Herefordshire and a number of highly regarded private schools. Some of the best include;

Fairfield High School has been rated as successively outstanding by Ofsted and achieved an impressive 81% of students attainting 5 x A*-C including English & Maths in 2015.

Hereford Cathedral School is a leading Independent day school for boys and girls from age 3 to 18 and is featured in the good schools guide. The school consistently achieves good GCSE and A-level grades and has a range of extra-curricular and sporting activities.

Weobley High School is rated good by Ofsted and 57% of students achieved 5 A*- C including English & Maths in 2015.

Herfordshire Key Towns

Hereford:

The Cathedral City of Hereford is situated on the banks of the River Wye. Hereford is known the world over for its Hereford Cattle and cider, as well as being the home to the world famous “Mappa Mundi”.

Hereford in recent years has undergone extensive redevelopment and is home to the Hereford museum and Art Gallery. Other places of interest are the Old House and the Cider Museum located close to the City centre. There is also the Courtyard centre for arts and crafts and there is an extensive range of both traditional and chain retail outlets and restaurants to suit a variety of tastes.

Herefordshire is becoming increasingly popular with Birmingham/Cheltenham commuters and offers excellent schooling in both the state and private sector.

Ledbury:

The traditional black and white town of Ledbury lies within the shadows of the Malvern Hills and within easy driving distance of both Hereford and Worcester. The town itself offers a range of traditional shops and restaurants, along with mainline train station.

Ross-on-Wye

The historic market town of Ross-on-wye is situated on the edge of the Royal Forest of Dean and Welsh borders. Steeped in history and easily accessed off the M50, it makes the perfect base for anybody wishing to explore with great walks, places of historic interest and the picturesque Wye Valley.

Monmouth

Situated just over the Welsh borders Monmouth is a beautiful market town, similar to Ross-on-Wye. The town offers a good range of shops, theatres and restaurants situated on the banks of the River Wye. The town hosts one of the largest one day Agricultural Shows in the Country, Monmouth Show. Villages close by include Goodrich and Symonds Yat.

Goodrich and Symonds Yat are both famous with tourists and are areas of natural beauty. Goodrich also boasts the ruins of Goodrich Castle whilst Symond Yat is famous with climbers for the “Symonds Yat Rock”. The villages both lie in the shadows of the Royal Forest of Dean.

Leominster:

The market town of Leominster lies to the North of Hereford and enjoys a host of traditional and modern retail outlets, cafes, restaurants and antique shops. Leominster is situated on the borders of England and Wales, with villages nearby forming part of the “Black & White” trail. These villages are Eardisland, Eardisley, Weobley and Pembridge which all benefit from beautiful Herefordshire Countryside.

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