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VISIT | Dither and delay at the Prospect in Ross-on-Wye | Herefordshire

The Viewpoint from the Prospect in Ross-on-Wye
The Viewpoint from the Prospect in Ross-on-Wye

A gorgeous viewpoint over the River Wye loop below and the south Herefordshire countryside beyond

A secret historic viewpoint across south Herefordshire - the Prospect

On the edge of Ross-on-Wye within easy walking distance of the town centre itself

Plenty of benches to wile away summer afternoons or autumn wanders

The River Wye tips on to the famous Horseshoe Bend
The River Wye tips on to the famous Horseshoe Bend

"...this hidden wonder - a secret outlook where locals and visitors come no matter the weather..."

Description |

Ross Prospect is one of those special secret places that exist. Tucked behind the impressive St Mary's church and the hotel, it offers up a wonderful view of the river Wye which meanders its way past this south Herefordshire town.

Follow your feet and it will take you to this gated viewpoint where memorials lie and benches allow one to sit and ponder awhile. The war memorial takes a centre stages and the beacon which has been lit on high days and holidays stands proud on the edge.

Adjacent is the graveyard which has allowed the great, good and worthy to be buried here where sky meets land.

Rest awhile and take in the view. It's a good one.

Directions and Map |

Find the Prospect in Ross-on-Wye, south Herefordshire sat behind St Mary's church overlooking the River Wye.

Longitude: -2.587513

Latitude: 51.913452

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