Ross on Wye
Ross-on-Wye  is a small market town with a population of 10,089 (according to the 2001 census) in south eastern Herefordshire, England, located on the River Wye, and on the northern edge of the Forest of Dean. Select pictures for a larger view.

Kings Head, RossStart at the Kings Head Hotel. 8, High Street, HR9 5HL  Just up from the town market house.
A traditional hotel open all day from 10am. One of our pictures shows a group of local seniors discussing the shortcomings of other persons (not present) over coffee. Free Wifi is available. Click the picture for the gallery and to comment.

Cross into St Marys Street and walk round to the Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

Royal Hotel, Ross
Royal Parade  HR8 5HL

Cliff top location, with free wifi and a few good ales. Open lunchtime and evenings.
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Retrace your steps to the High Street and continue round away from the town centre to the Man of Ross

Man of RossNext is The Man of Ross

Wye St,  HR9 7BS  open all day from noon

At the top end of Wye Street is the 'Man of Ross Inn' named after John Kyrle 'The Man of Ross'. It was opened in 1847 by a corn and flour dealer James Watkins.The building dates back to the 17th century but it has been modified several times since then.The current landlady is very friendly and they do great pub grub (the gammon is excellent!!) Tiny pub with free wifi. Click the picture for the gallery and to comment.

Turn right out of the pub and continue past a herb garden to a bench and a flight of steps down the the Hope and Anchor below.

The Hope and Anchor

Hope and Anchor, Ross

Wye Street. HR9 7BU  The Hope & Anchor is open all day, every day from 12 noon until 11 pm, Monday to Thursday, 11 am until 11 pm on Friday and Saturday and from 12 noon until 10:30 pm on Sunday.
Welcoming pub by the river, big garden and lawns down to the river. Food offered varies from the filled baguettes to more substantial meals.
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Turn left out of the pub and walk along with the river to your right. Cross the bridge to soon see the White Lion.

White Lion, Ross

The White Lion Inn

The White Lion Wilton Lane    Open from 11:30 am daily free wifi.
16th century riverside inn.The White Lion dates back to 1650 where it was originally a Police Station. The Old Gaol Restaurant was once a holding prison for prisoners awaiting sentencing (original features include bars at the window and a fireplace with prison graffiti still visible) It is reported that the White Lion was once connected via an underground tunnel to Wilton Castle to allow religious dignitaries to escape, however this tunnel has long since been blocked off. The White Lion became an Inn in the 18th century. Click the picture for the gallery and to comment.

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