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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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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The Christmas Fayre takes place this Saturday (Dec 4th) from 10.30am in the Millennium Hall. There will be lots of stalls selling gifts, games to play, refreshments, a cake and produce table, tombola, toys, bric-a-brac and of course, Father Christmas. ... See MoreSee Less
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Chris and the team at the Moody Cow are inviting villagers to join them at 6pm on Wednesday, December 1st to sing carols as their Christmas tree lights are turned on. There will be mince pies and mulled wine. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Benefice Advent Carol Service takes place at 6.30pm this evening in Upton Bishop church. Everyone welcome. ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to all the volunteers who helped clear the roadsUpton Bishop Parish Emergency Plan (UB PEP) being used in reaction to Storm Arwen. Some of the UB PEP team clearing a tree blocking the road in Tanhouse area. This was a UB PEP level 2 incident. For more information on the UB PEP it can be found on the UB parish website. Volunteers always wanted to help with the UB PEP (POC Mark Rusby 07909969799) ... See MoreSee Less
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Two of the bric-a-brac hampers have already been sold. Reserve yours https://uptonbishop.gov.uk/whats-on-and-news/

There is a defibrillator at the Moody Cow for anyone to use in an emergency. You will be given details of how to access it when you ring 999.

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