Literary associations are nearby: Several houses in the Dymock area were occupied by members of a group of friends known as the Dymock Poets. The American poet, Robert Frost stayed there with his family in 1914. John Masefield was not one of the Dymock Poets, but the eponymous daffodil fields of his
own poem were nearby.
See also Ledbury Poetry Festival - www.poetry-festival.com
Three Choirs Vineyard - www.three-choirs-vineyards.co.uk
Hellens Manor, located in the heart of the village is a monument to much of England’s history since 1096 when the manor was granted to the De Balun family who were witnesses to the Magna Carta. It contains a wealth of period furnishings, paintings and decorations as well as Tudor Gardens. Roger Mortimer who killed Edward II came here often. It was the home of Sir James Audley, a close friend of the black prince. Queen Mary visited when still a princess.
Westons Cider - www.Westons-cider.co.uk
Church of Saint Bartholomew with its 13th century nave, 14th century alter tomb of Blanch Grandison and tombs of several members of the Kyrle family.
Awnells Farm - This 220 acre grassland farm is situated amongst some of Herefordshire’s most beautiful countryside.
Admire the garden with its magnificent flowering bulbs including native daffodils. Walk around traditional orchards with 300-year-old fruit trees. Take some tea and home-made cake, which will be available for a small donation to The Countryside Restoration Trust.
Oxenhall - GL18 1RH
St. Annes Vineyard - www.fresh-n-local.co.uk
Hereford and Gloucester Canal - www.h-g-canal.org.uk
Newent Coal Mines
Ross Walkers website - http://www.ross-on-wyewalkersarewelcome.co.uk/
St. Michael’s Church