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Discover the Charm of The Kilpeck Inn and the Beauty of the Wye Valley

Wye Valley, lush Green Valley with the River Wye at the bottom

Nestled in the picturesque Herefordshire countryside, The Kilpeck Inn offers a quintessentially English escape that perfectly complements the natural splendour of the Wye Valley. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat, a gastronomic adventure, or an outdoor exploration, this charming inn and its surrounding area provide the ideal setting for a memorable getaway.

Stay at The Kilpeck Inn

Steeped in history and oozing with character, The Kilpeck Inn is a delightful blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. Each room is elegantly furnished, ensuring a cozy and restful stay. Wake up to the tranquil sounds of nature, and start your day with a delicious breakfast made from locally sourced ingredients.

The inn’s restaurant is a highlight, offering a menu that showcases the best of seasonal and regional produce. From hearty pub classics to contemporary culinary creations, every dish is prepared with care and attention to detail. Pair your meal with a selection of fine wines or locally brewed ales for a truly satisfying dining experience.

Explore the Wye Valley

The Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Here are some must-see attractions and activities to enjoy during your stay:

Hiking and Walking Trails

The Wye Valley boasts an array of scenic walking trails suitable for all levels of fitness. One of the most popular routes is the Wye Valley Walk, which stretches over 136 miles, offering breathtaking views of rolling hills, dense woodlands, and the meandering River Wye. Don’t miss the chance to explore Symonds Yat, a stunning viewpoint that provides panoramic vistas of the valley.

Canoeing and Kayaking

For a different perspective of the Wye Valley, take to the water with a canoe or kayak. The River Wye is renowned for its gentle flow, making it ideal for a leisurely paddle. Glide along the river and soak in the serene beauty of the surrounding landscapes, spotting wildlife such as kingfishers, otters, and herons along the way.

Historic Sites

History buffs will be enchanted by the region’s rich heritage. Visit the medieval ruins of Goodrich Castle, perched high above the River Wye, or explore the iconic Tintern Abbey, a majestic Cistercian monastery with a history dating back to the 12th century. Closer to The Kilpeck Inn, the Kilpeck Church is a must-see, famous for its remarkable Norman carvings and unique architectural details.

Local Villages and Markets

Take a leisurely drive through the charming villages scattered throughout the Wye Valley. Stop by Ross-on-Wye, known for its vibrant market and antique shops, or Monmouth, a historic town with a wealth of independent boutiques and cafes. These local gems offer a glimpse into the region’s culture and traditions.

Book Your Stay

For more information and to make a reservation, book your room and start planning your perfect escape!

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