How to get here and where to stay

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Chanstone Court farm, Vowchurch, Herefordshire HR2 0QE. Access to the farm is by car (or on foot). Parking is available.


If you want to liftshare please let us know what you're looking for/can provide and we'll hook you up where we can

Driving from Hay-on Wye: Leave Hay on the B4348 Harwicke road. Follow this road for a couple of miles and turn right at the junction signposted Dorstone, Peterchurch. Follow this road as it winds through Dorstone and out the other side, continue right through the next village, Peterchurch. Once you enter Vowchurch, continue to follow the same road for another mile or so and turn right onto the B4347 signposted Pontrilas, Abbey Dore. This is the second right hand turn you come to. About half a mile down this road you'll see the entrance to Chanstone on your right, just after the bend. Follow signs for parking. 

Driving from Hereford: Take the A465 out of Hereford. Just out of Hereford turn right onto the B4349 signposted Clehonger, Kingstone, Hay-on-Wye. In Clehonger follow the B4349 round a left turn signposted Vowchurch, Peterchurch, Hay-on-Wye. Pass through Kingstone, and turn right at the T-junction onto the B4348 signposted Vowchurch, Hay-on-Wye. Enter Vowchurch after 3 or 4 miles and take the left turn signposted Pontrilas, Abbey Dore. About half a mile down this road you'll see the entrance to entrance to Chanstone on your right,  just after the  bend. Follow signs for parking. 

Driving from Bristol: Take the M32 out of Bristol, then the M4 towards South Wales. Cross the Severn Bridge (toll bridge) and continue along the M4. Come off at junction 24 onto A449 signposted Monmouth. Stay on the A449 for about 10miles. Turn off onto the A40 signposted Raglan. Stay on the A40 for about 10miles following signs to Abergavenny. Next, follow signs to Hereford when you see them, onto the A465. Stay on the A465 for about 10miles towards Hereford. Take the turning signposted Hay-on-Wye onto the B4347. Follow this road for about 10miles as it twists and turns through a few villages. After about 10 miles you'll see the entrance to Chanstone on your left. 


If you're coming to the area by train, the nearest stations are Hereford (25mins drive) and Abergavenny (40mins drive).

Where to stay...

Camping and vans: Room for vans and live-in vehicles on the farm near toilet facilities and power supply. Please let us know if you plan to camp in your vehicle.

B&Bs:  Lovely nearby places to stay, some within walking distance