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. This website is owned and maintained by Upton Bishop Parish Council.

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 on the National Rail Enquiries website.

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

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Summer Funday - August 4th from 2-4pm at the Millennium Hall. Free things for kids of all ages (and their mums and dads) to do. ...
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At the Parish Council meeting on Tuesday councillors and local residents heard the following:The overgrown hedges at Tanhouse have been reported to the police and Balfour Beatty;There is concern about a collapsing road in Phocle Green;Herefordshire Council is participating in a free tree planting scheme;Now covid restrictions are being lifted the council hopes to pursue the traffic calming and speedwatch initiatives;The Parish Council has been unable to claim the land at the Crews so it will remain common land;The village's draft Neighbourhood Development Plan has been sent to Herefordshire Council for comment;The village's emergency plan is progressing well and is currently with Herefordshire Council to check it fits with HC's and West Mercia's resiliency plans.Full details of everything discussed at the meeting will be in the draft minutes which will be posted on the website once they are available. ...
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