The Olde House is situated in the village of Upton Bishop, 4 miles from Ross-on-Wye in the heart of rural Herefordshire and within the beautiful Wye Valley, yet only 2 miles from the M50 motorway. The surrounding area is rich in history with many Castles, Historic Churches and Manor Houses to visit, the Royal Forest of Dean with it's iron and coal mining pits, and the three cathedral cities of Hereford (15 miles), Gloucester (17 miles) and Worcester (30 miles) are all within easy reach. The famous Symonds Yat viewpoint (featured above) is only a short drive away and is very popular with visitors.
Worcester known as the 'Faithful City' due to it's support for Charles I in the Civil War, has an interesting civil war museum in the Commandery. Hereford is well known for it's chained library and the Mappa Mundi Exhibition. It also has a museum on Cider Making as H. P. Bulmer the world's largest cider makers still operate from the city. Gloucester has the National Waterways Museum situated at the old docks where there are many other places of interest to visit.