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“Interesting drive”

Ranked #65 of 173 things to do in Herefordshire
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Owner description: This 40-mile circular trail starts (and ends) in Leominster and passes by buildings going back to Domesday.
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This trail starts in Leominster, Herefordshire's largest market town. As well as the many attractive villages - our favourites were Weobley and Pembridge - there are suggested short side trips to places of interest. However, don't bother with Dunkertons Cider. Production has been moved to Cheltenham and ringing the shop doorbell as instructed provoked no response.
Plenty of opportunities for refreshment along the way.

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Came upon this entirely by chance through an email from Colwall Park hotel suggesting places to go. 40 mile driving trail round beautiful villages that have medieval, black and white, timber framed houses. Pick up leaflet from Leominster tourist information but also available online. Highlights include Weobley, the great oak near Eardisley - a 900 year old oak tree, and Kington - the area near the church said to be haunted by a black dog and rumoured to be Conan Doyle's inspiration for The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We did the full tour and thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon drive. Our favourite villages were Weobley, Pembridge and Eardisland which are all very pretty. A special mention to Eardisley which has the New Strand coffee shop. Lovely cream tea and 30000 books to browse.
Probably need a bit more time to explore Kington which is a small town with a thriving high street.
You could also make a good day out of it if you visit at least one pub or coffee shop in each village.
There are also some impressive churches. Dilwyn's has a fine entrance vestibule and generally the churches demonstrate that this was once an important administrative and commercial hub.

2  Thank bloom328
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did this trail many years ago so it was pleasant to read about it in a magazine. It brought back memories so we decided to visit it again whilst on a weekend break to Herefordshire. There are several named villages but the best we found was Weobley. There is a village walk pointing out the more important houses. Park in the village centre near the tourist information.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We chanced on this drive through a passing meeting with fellow tourists. There was very little literature about it; no brochures.
But this is simply a great drive to take because it takes you through a part of the countryside that you would normally not drive through. The theme of the drive is to see villages which have a number of 15th-17th century (give or take a few) buildings which stand out because the houses are thatched, white-washed and have these black timbers in front as highlights. The villages were very pretty.
We drove this tour by ourselves, using a map and GPS, and did just fine. It will take the better part of the day, especially if you stop for lunch.

3  Thank RodMcLeod
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