Saracens Head Inn
“Stunning spot on the River Wye – enjoy good food and a comfortable stay” - AA Inspector
SYMONDS YAT [EAST], HEREFORDSHIRE
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Dating from the 16th century, the friendly, family-run Saracens Head faces the River Wye and has wonderful views. The well-equipped bedrooms are decorated in a cottage style, and there is a cosy lounge, an attractive dining room and a popular public bar that leads onto a riverside patio. All meals are offered from a regularly changing and comprehensive menu that includes locally sourced produce.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 9
- Bedrooms ground: 1
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Private fishing
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Lounge with TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
- Dinner Served
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About the area
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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