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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Harvest festival this Sunday at 3pm in the church. Please bring donations of tinned and dried goods for the Ross larder. All welcome. ... See MoreSee Less
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Free covid testing kits will be available at Morrissons from 10am-4pm on Thursday, October 14th ... See MoreSee Less
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Nearly 50 people attended last night's Annual General Meeting of the Upton Bishop Village Hall Trust. At the meeting the minutes of the last meeting, the chairman's report and the treasurer's report were all approved. There were six nominations for the six vacancies on the Management Committee and therefore the following were elected without a vote - George Pendlebury, Phil Wood, Katie Wallace, Polly Bushel, Elaine Powell and Clive Wilson. They join the three members nominated by village organisations - Olivia Boon (Parochial Church Council), Mike Tyers (Parish Council) and Angela Walker (WI). ... See MoreSee Less
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Harvest Festival at the church 3pm this Sunday. Donations of tinned and dried goods will be given to Ross larder.

Children learn to swim free this half term!🏊‍♀️
As part of our Covid recovery plan, children aged 4+ are able to book onto a free crash course at @HaloLeisure pools in the county this October half term. To find out more & book:
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#GetOnlineWeek - Free Workshops for Beginners💻
From 18 - 22 Oct our libraries are holding events to help beginners get online. Use whatsApp like a pro to keep in contact this winter, or just get advice & help using your new device, all the info here: https://orlo.uk/5PnJY

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