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A remote pastoral plain giving easy access to the River Wye via a beach with long swims possible. St Cuthbert’s church stands alone by the river to the south in a bucolic graveyard. Downstream, you can access the river from the old railway bridge at Ballingham.

Entering Holme Lacy from Hereford bear R (signed Holme Lacy House). After ½ mile turn L signed Church Rd. After ½ mile kissing gate on L by bend (parking for one) before church at HR2 6LX. Or pass Church Rd and continue another 1½ miles for the bridge and track on L to river (51.9925, -2.6347). Also see Capler Camp hill fort listing for river access. 2 mins, 52.0121, -2.6367

from Wild Guide to Wales (Wild Things Publishing, 2018)
  • Currents
  • Prone to Flooding

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