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Yarpole - Croft Castle

Croft castle National trust property near yarpole north herefordshire visitor attraction

Yarpole is a small, lively  Herefordshire village with an excellent community spirit located just off the B4362 mid-way between Ludlow and Leominster.  The delightful village church is now also run as a thriv ing village shop, post office and cafe and is the focus of the village community spirit. The nearby National Trust property of Croft Castle has stunning parkland with the Mortimer Trail running through it.

Top things to see and do.

  • Award Winning Village Shop and Post Office  - the ‘shop in the church’
  • St Leonard’s Church, Yarpole with its separate bell tower dating from 1192
  • Yarpole Circular Walk – a five mile walk starting from the church / shop.
  • Croft Castle – National Trust. A castellated manor house which has been home to the Croft family since Domesday
  • 1,500 acres of parkland around Croft Castle with stunning views and important veteran trees.
  • The Iron Age Hill Fort of Croft Ambrey  - part of the Croft Castle estate
  • St Michael and All Angels Church Croft – once the private chapel of the Croft family
  • Oaker Wood Leisure - quad biking, high ropes and much more

Accommodation near Yarpole

Ashley Moor Farm Cottages - self catering holiday cottages

The Barn at Ryecroft - self catering holiday cottage

Rosecroft -bed & breakfast


The Bell at Yarpole

Cafe at Croft Castle

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