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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19 hours ago

There is a community defibrillator at the Moody Cow which is available for anyone to use in an emergency.The Moody Cow initiated the purchase of a community defibrillator for the village, and local residents have been trained how to use it by West Midlands Ambulance Service. The unit has been dedicated to Alison Griffiths; as Alison did so much for the community.Chris and Dawn at the Moody Cow funded the defibrillator and were touched to receive generous donations towards it from Alison’s family. An anonymous Upton Bishop donor has has agreed to fund the ongoing cost of consumables.The defibrillator is on the wall of the outbuilding half way down the Moody Cow Car Park. It is on the wall facing the main entrance to the car park on the B4221. ... See MoreSee Less
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20 hours ago

Don't forget to return your comments forms on the draft neighbourhood Development Plan. The closing date is November 2nd ... See MoreSee Less
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The work on installing the traffic lights at the Old Gore crossroads has been delayed and is now scheduled to start on October 27th. ... See MoreSee Less
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