Cottage of Content

“Cracking inn secluded in the Wye Valley” - AA Inspector



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Lost along narrow lanes in bucolic countryside close to the meandering River Wye, this pretty streamside inn (with lovely views from the garden) has been licensed for 530 years. Now, as then, local ciders and beers flow from the bar which boasts a log fire and flagged floors, with heavy timbering and traditional furnishings. Making the most of the county’s produce, the concise menu might offer chicken liver, pork and brandy pâté, or goats’ cheese and red onion marmalade tartlet; followed by Cajun-spiced chicken breast, bacon-wrapped green beans and sweet potatoes; or griddled Hereford fillet steak with all the trimmings. Save room for the rich chocolate pot with Baileys cream and chocolate biscotti.

Cottage of Content
Phone : 01432 840242


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Opening times
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About the area

Discover Herefordshire

Herefordshire is split in two by the River Wye which meanders through the county on its way to the Severn and the sea. Largely rural, with Hereford, Leominster, and Ross-on-Wye the major towns and cities, its countryside and ancient villages are the county’s major asset.

Visitors can take advantage of a number of the trails which will guide them through areas of interest. Those especially interested in historic village life should try the Black and White Village Trail, which takes motorists on a 40-mile drive around timber-framed villages from Leominster to Weobley (established in the 17th century and known as a centre of witchcraft in the 18th), Eardisley (where the church boasts a 12th-century carved font), Kington, Pembridge and others. Other trails include the Mortimer Trail, the Hop Trail and the Hidden Highway, which goes from Ross-on-Wye to Chester. Hereford has a small Norman cathedral, which has a great forest of pink sandstone columns lining the nave. Inside is a chained library, a 13th-century Mappa Mundi (map of the world) and one of only four copies of the 1217 version of the Magna Carta.

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