Plenty of reasons to visit Ross

Ross on Wye - Stunning location

Attracting visitors to Ross on Wye, the jewel in the crown of the Wye Valley is an on –going task for lot of people , including members of the Association of Ross Traders.

In the summer the Wye Valley AONB  are planning a very special event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Wye Valley being given this special protection as it was recognised as such a wonderful place.

On Saturday 18th June a Georgian celebration has been planned for Ross. This will feature an historical procession through the town with notable Georgian celebrities such as John Kyrle, Coleridge and Nelson led by local historian and author Heather Hurley. They will progress down to the River Wye where Nelsons trip down the Wye in 1802 will be reconstructed. A Georgian jamboree will be held on Ross Riverside with re-enactors demonstrating various aspects of Georgian life and will feature musket and sword demonstrations, rope making and boat building plus a look at Georgian costume food, wine and music.

The Ross event will also feature the John Kyrle Walk from the bandstand which will open the Herefordshire Walking Festival. For further details please E-mail information@wyevalleyaonb.org.uk

For details of where to stay or dine during your visit please visit our website www.wiltoncourthotel.com

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