About Us

Upton Bishop is a village with 600 residents in South Herefordshire, just outside Ross on Wye.  We are a vibrant village with a very popular pub, The Moody Cow; a large village hall which is used by many different groups for all types of activities, and a beautiful church.  We are also home to the renowned Wobage craft centre.

Upton Bishop consists of six settlements, Crow Hill, Phocle Green, Tanhouse, Tedgewood, Upton Bishop, and Upton Crews.The village of Upton Bishop is recorded in the Domesday Book within the Bromsash Hundred as Upton Episcopi, owned by the Canons of Hereford i.e. the Bishop’s Upper Town. The record includes seven Hides paying tax; in Lordship two ploughs: eighteen villagers, eleven smallholders, two Boors and a priest. The inclusion of a priest in the record suggests a settled population and the possible existence of a place of worship at that time.

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Getting Here
By Train
The nearest station is at Ledbury. There are also trains to Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham. Check times and prices below.

By Bus
You can find links to bus timetables on the Traveline West Midlands website
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Neighbourhood Watch update

Police Ref: 0195S 180517
BURGLARY - RESIDENTIAL - NON DWELLING took place between 21:00:00 on WEDNESDAY 17-MAY-2017 and 10:10:00 on THURSDAY 18-MAY-2017 at UPTON BISHOP, ROSS ON WYE
Between times stated a shed at a farm premises has been broken into and a number of garden machinery tools stolen.

Just look how gorgeous our phonebox is. Thanks are due to Pete and Rob for all their hard work and doesn't it look different. It is currently being used as a book and seed swap, so if you want any books or seeds, or have some you are happy to share, pop along.

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Saturday 24th June 2.30pm Fete at Beeches, Upton Bishop, on the lane from the Moody Cow towards the church, by kind invitation of John Boyd: welly-wanging, coconut shy, ice cream, teas, human fruit machine, produce, kitchen cupboard stall (clear out your kitchen cupboards: anything in respectable condition you don’t use? contact Peter and Elisabeth Fanshawe 780414), plants, bran tub, chicken drop (what’s that? come and find out!) vineyard tours, handwriting competition prizes and scarecrow competition.

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- 13 days ago

Phocle Farm has been given planning permission for a livery https://t.co/ZGB68Xpco5
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- 15 days ago

RT @HfdsCouncil: Have your say on the future of the Hereford bypass, tourism, housing, retail, the new university & more: https://t.co/l1rS
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- 23 days ago

Parish Council meeting 7.30pm on Monday, May 8th in the Millennium Hall. Everyone welcome https://t.co/Bg8ei1eN4L
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- 24 days ago

The Blaenaevon Male Voice Choir are giving a concert in the Millennium Hall this Saturday @BlaenavonMVC
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- 24 days ago

Well Cottage in Phocle Green given planning permission for part demolition of existing building & extension to form double garage/workshop.
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