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A database of Lyonshall Parish Field Names - c.1842
The Sites & Monuments Records (SMR) database of field names for the Lyonshall Parish, largely based on the Tithe Map of 1842.
Accommodation in Herefordshire
Accommodation website covering Herefordshire.
Arrowvale Group of Parishes
A summary of the churches within the Arrowvale Group of Parishes.
B&B The Croft, Lyonshall
The Croft is a comfortable country B&B with a friendly atmosphere. The house is set in large, attractive gardens. There is ample parking for guests within the grounds. We (Roy and Annie Baker) are located close to the Welsh Border in the quiet village of Lyonshall with its picturesque timber-framed houses and surrounding farmland. It is an ideal place to stay on business or holiday, with many nearby places to visit and explore. We are happy to have families with children to stay.
Bed & Breakfast Bollingham House
John and Stephanie Grant welcome you to this elegant 18th century country house. They offer luxurious accommodation with B&B from £35 pppn and dinner by prior arrangement. They have a beautiful 4 acre gardens with three spacious rooms with private bathrooms as well as one single room. There are stunning views over the Wye Valley and Mountains.
Bed & Breakfast, The Old Vicarage
A fine Victorian vicarage offering five double bedroomed accommodation in grand style, in the heart of the welsh marches in the parish of Lyonshall.
Bill Wiggin - A biographical summary
A biographical summary of the MP who represents Lyonshall, as part of the Leominster Constituency, which is to become the North Herefordshire Constituency at the next General Election.
Bill Wiggin MP - His Website
This is the website of Bill Wiggin and allows one to communicate with him electronically.
Books - second hand books in Lyonshall
Sarah Zaluckyj specialises in second hand books. She is also the authoress of several authoritative history books - "Mercia, The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Central England", and more recently "The Celtic Christian Sites of the Central and Southern Marches". Her inventory of books for sale can be searched on and and Alibris (main book websites internationally) and she has an inventory of more than 18,000 book listings. She offers free delivery in the Lyonshall area.
Books about Herefordshire and our locality
At Logaston Press we concentrate on publishing books under the following subjects: History Buildings Archaeology Social History Monuments History of Pubs Folklore Biography Natural History Walking Guides Geography and Natural History Touring Reference relating to central and southern Wales and the rural West Midlands, though we stray both in subject material and geographical area from time to time.
Border Lines
Border Lines is a select private business, based in Lyonshall parish, that organises day tours to the very best private gardens in the UK.
British Cassis
Jo Hilditch British cassis is made to a traditional Creme de Cassis recipe with blackcurrants from the beautiful Herefordshire/Welsh Borders. This blackcurrant alcholic drink (13%) can be used in all seasons for numerous cocktails and delicious recipes. Jo Hilditch's family have been carefully growing blackcurrants on the south facing slopes of their Herefordshire farm for three generations.
Bryncurl Workshops
Based in the village of Lyonshall, training courses and workshops in textiles and jewellery design and manufacture.
Burgoynes of Lyonshall Ltd
Burgoynes (Lyonshall) Ltd is a family business that has expanded over 4 generations. Our principle activities are Marquee Hire and Transport Services. We also operate a varied agricultural enterprise. Andrew Burgoyne, who took over as Chairman from Peter Burgoyne in 2004, has been with the company for 46 years and is also Managing Director of the farming enterprise. Burgoynes takes great pride in providing outstanding customer service. "We deliver what we promise."
Councillor Roger Phillips
The Herefordshire Councillor for the ward of which Lyonshall is a part is currently Councillor Roger Phillips.
Cwmdu Car Club
The Cwmdu Race Track is situated on the side of the A44 between Kington and Lyonshall. This has been Cwmdu's race venue since the start of the 1989 season and now is surely one of the longest established Autograss Race Tracks in the country.
Elite Sleep
This site is dedicated to promoting Elite Sleep - everything you always wanted to know about sleep but were afraid to ask ... Lyonshall based business branches out!
Fighting Post Office Closures
The specialist site aimed at those who wish to fight the closure of their local post office.
Flicks in the Sticks
List of films showing in local villages.
At Penrhos Court, an old Herefordshire manor farm on the Welsh borders in the parish of Lyonshall, Daphne Lambert runs Greencuisine organic food and cookery courses. She believes we are what we eat, and that when organically grown food comes from the land around us it gives us as sense of true well-being.
Herefordshire Council
Herefordshire Council website
Herefordshire Tourism Information
Visit Herefordshire, a county of unspoilt countryside, market towns of distinctive character and a wealth of varied landscapes from a historic City to fascinating villages.
Hergest Croft Gardens
Four distinct gardens extend over 50 acres, with over 4000 rare shrubs and trees. Described as 'one of the finest collections of trees and shrubs in Britain', the gardens are sure to delight everyone.
Historic Herefordshire online
A search of all Lyonshall's Sites & Monuments Records (SMRs) yields 89 separate records - definitely worth a browse to see what there is of historical and / or architectural note.
History of Kington Camp During WWII
An in-depth history of Kington Camp - an important but little known Second World War heritage site close to the town of Kington in Herefordshire, UK. It is about 4 miles due west of Lyonshall, just the other side of Kington. It was used by the British as a re-grouping point after Dunkirk, by the Americans as a major hospital installation, and after the war by the Polish Resettlement Corps. The camp brought many thousands of people to Kington under extraordinary and difficult circumstances.
History of The Kington & Eardisley Railway
A potted history of the development of the Kington to Eardisley railway line, now defunct, which crosses the Lyonshall parish. This railway was responsible for the demise of the earlier Horse-Drawn Tramway, and in fact used much of its route for the new track.
History of The Leominster & Kington Railway
A potted history of the Leominster to Kington railway line, now defunct, which crosses the nothern part of Lyonshall parish on an East- West axis.
Link to Homepoint to register if you are interested in renting a home in Lyonshall.
UK's leading horse rug website, based in Lyonshall. Suppliers of a wide range of branded horse rugs and other tack.
Karen Wallace
Award winning author of children's books, scripts & documentaries - Canadian by birth and now living in New Street, Lyonshall.
Kate Lomax
A fully qualified Special Needs Teacher and also available for one-to-one tuition either at your home or in hers. Kate is also the Clerk to Lyonshall Parish Council.
Kington Chamber of Commerce website
A good and growing website that looks at Kington, some three miles west of Lyonshall, from the visitors' perspective. Plenty to see and do, a good variety of shops, and, in many ways, a step back in time to the way things used to be.
Kington Festival
Kington Festival has established itself as an outstanding event that brings together the people of the Herefordshire market town of Kington and the surrounding villages. It provides much valued fun and entertainment for people of all ages, a boost to the local economy and encourages community spirit.
Kington Golf Club
Kington Golf Club is the highest golf club in England. The golf club, founded in 1925, is located on Bradnor Hill, just outside the medieval town of Kington in the beautiful county of Herefordshire but nestling on the border of Wales
Kington Lions Club
The website for the Kington Lions - a charitable club that raises money locally and distributes it locally to good causes.
Kington Show, Ovals Farm, Lyonshall
Exceptionally successful Show, with the largest entries recorded of Pedigree Hereford Cattle and visitors attending. Kington Show is held on the second Saturday in September, at the picturesque site of The Ovals Farm, Lyonshall, possibly the last remaining one-day livestock show in Herefordshire. Horse, Cattle, Sheep, Dog and Horticultural Classes together with Young Farmers Competitions, Shearing and Farrier Competitions.
Kington Tourist Information Centre
Kington Tourist Information Centre is manned by an enthusiastic group of volunteers belonging to the Kington Tourist Group who provide information on Kington and the surrounding countryside. Herefordshire Council has allocated space in its local council office for the Tourist Information Centre which we staff from Easter to October. Opening Times: April - end of September 10am -1pm, 2pm -5pm. October 10am -1pm, 2pm- 4pm.
Littlebury's Directory entry for Lyonshall 1876-77
An interesting and informative snapshot of the parish of Lyonshall, dating from 1876-7.
Loft & Found - loft ladders
Working from our base in Lyonshall, we supply and install retractable Loft Ladders - aluminium, wooden, telescopic and concertina variants - and modify or create loft access hatches and fit loft boarding.
Loos In Motion
For all your portable and temporary toilet hire requirements, call us now for a quote. Owned by Mayglothling Waste Ltd, and based in Lyonshall, we supply our services throughout South Wales, Mid Wales, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire & beyond.
Lynhales Nursing Home
Set in seven acres of beautiful grounds, Lynhales Hall Nursing Home in Lyonshall, Herefordshire, provides a high standard of nursing care with our carefully selected and trained staff, excellent en-suite accommodation, carefully prepared food with fresh ingredients and an extensive range of services, most of which are included within our fees.
Lyonshall Charity Bridge Club
We meet at Lyonshall Memorial Hall every Tuesday evening from September through to June; 7.15 for a 7.30 start. We play duplicate bridge and are a friendly club where people come to play because they enjoy the game and the conviviality of friends. We are a charity bridge club, so after our running expenses the Club donates excess funds to charities selected at our annual general meeting.
Lyonshall Nurseries
Excellent quality home grown plants, specimen trees, shrubs, and topiary. We hold an extensive range of perennials and a wide selection of garden plants and hanging baskets (including replants) all year round. Good, knowledgeable, plant orientated staff to help make your visit enjoyable. Local delivery services.
Lyonshall on Wkipedia
A good summary of the parish of lyonshall - feel free to add to this article which is open to anyone to edit or enlarge.
Lyonshall Research
Do you need help with historical research on anything to do with Lyonshall? For example, your house and property or family roots? Then click on this link to see how Lyonshall research can help.
Mayglothling Waste Ltd
Mayglothling Waste Ltd has been trading for 30 years from its Lyonshall base in and around Herefordshire. The company now extends to all of Wales, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. Our services range from desludging and tankering through spillage incident response and includes supply of pumps and sewage treatment plants. We also undertake surveys, drain-tracing, dye testing and offer general drainage advice.
Mercia Drain
We have been established in Lyonshall as a drainage company since 1973. In that time our aim has been to provide an efficient service with customer satisfaction a top priority. This is reflected by the list of regular customers who use our services on an on-going basis.
My Herefordshire brings together a wealth of useful information from key organisations in Herefordshire. So, whether you're a resident, tourist or business, young or old - whether you live in Herefordshire or not - we hope you find the site useful
Oak Tree Funeral Services
Oak Tree Funeral Services - providing a unique and comprehensive personal and caring service.
Orbit Help to Buy agents
Useful information if you are considering buying a home
Oscar Research incorporating The Public Service Exchange
Based in Lyonshall, we maintain an extensive database of Government contacts and organisations used by a wide variety of Business and Public Sector clients for: Marketing and promoting products and events - As a source of information for directories - As the backbone to bespoke data and knowledge solutions.
Parish Magazine on line
Read the full text of the Arrowvale Group of Parishes' Parish Magazine.
Post Office Website
They call it network changes, the rest of us may call it post office closures.
Postwatch the watchdog for postal services
The role of Postwatch is to protect, promote and develop the interests of all customers of postal services in the UK.
Richard Goode Aerobatics
The world's leader for Sukhoi and Yak aircraft. We imported the first Russian aircraft to the West in 1987 and have now sold more Russian aircraft (over 220, plus over 200 engines) to more people in more countries (15) than anyone. The Head Office for aircraft sales is based in Lyonshall.
Sam Llewellyn
Born in the Scilly Isles and much travelled in pursuit of his inspiration. He is an author of novels, sailing thrillers, and non-fiction - as well as being a columnist. Sam Llewellyn is also a Parish Councillor of Lyonshall.
Shared ownership houses For Sale
Link to Cobb Amos the agent selling four new homes in Lyonshall on the Fishpools site
Shobdon Food & Flying Festival
Herefordshire's very own Food Festival complimented with super flying displays. Offering a wealth of local food and craft suppliers, with demonstrations and music. A great day out for the family.
South Shropshire Housing
Local Housing Association who rent the new properties at Fishpools, Lyonshall.
Stephen Edwards Country Furniture
Stephen Edwards has been a Lyonshall furniture maker for over 20 years. We make a wide range of oak furniture from four poster beds, oak dining tables, chairs, dressers, bookcases, cabinets, and occasional furniture. This quality oak furniture is made from locally grown solid wood, often oak.
The Arrowvale Churches Group
The Arrowvale Environment Group Website
The Arrowvale Environment Group Website
The Colloquy
The Colloquy is a chic retreat for a family celebration, a university re-union or a big birthday. It also provides a contemporary location for corporate retreats, board meetings, management courses or executive training. Based near the Whittern in Lyonshall parish.
The Dining Table Company
The Dining Table Company makes and supplies solid wood dining tables and chairs from sustainable timber sources. We offer an extensive range of quality, modern and traditional solid wood furniture at realistic prices. Hand crafted furniture, based in Holme Marsh in the parish of Lyonshall.
The Four Poster Bed Company
Based in Holme Marsh, Lyonshall parish, this business supplies Hand-made hard-wood four poster beds, designed and made to your specifications.
The Hereford Diocese
The website of the Diocese of Hereford
The Hereford Times
The website of the weekly paper which covers the whole of Herefordshire.
The Herefordshire Trail Footpath
The Herefordshire Trail is a long distance path using existing public rights of way to give a circular tour around our county. The 150-mile route takes walkers through spectacular countryside enabling them to enjoy unequalled views across our county and neighbouring counties. It links the five market towns of Leominster, Bromyard, Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye and Kington along with some of the picturesque villages and hamlets for which Herefordshire is renowned.
The Leominster Area Website
A good website for exploring Leominster and its environs, with events, accommodation and much more.
The Mid-Wales Journal
This local paper seems to cover the Kington area more thoroughly than the Hereford Times.
The Penrhos Trust
Rescuing historic farm buildings that are in danger of becoming lost and reviving them with ecological and organic food businesses. The Penrhos Trust is a Not For Profit Organisation based in Lyonshall.
Titley Junction Station
The Longest Private Railway In Herefordshire - Experience Welsh Marches Hospitality And Stay In Our Beautifully Restored Railway Carriage.
Upper Holme Farm Shop
Sue & James Thorne run a diverse and attractive farm shop full of local high-quality food and crafts.
Walking in Herefordshire
A useful site for all things, "Walking in Herefordshire". More than 20 FREE Herefordshire walks to download, details of all the books, maps and walking groups in the county.
Welcome to Herefordshire
This site is aimed at 'incomers' -whether they be migrant workers, people retiring to the county, or any newcomers to Herefordshire for whatever reason.
West Mercia Police Website
There are 145 Local Policing Areas across West Mercia - each of which has a dedicated Local Policing Team. On this website you can find out about policing in your community, ways you can get involved and who your Local Policing Team members are.
Westonbury Mill Water Gardens
Westonbury Mill Water Gardens can be found in the beautiful and peaceful Welsh Marches between the historic half timbered village of Pembridge and the equally historic Lyonshall. The two acre garden is laid out around a tangle of streams and ponds behind an old corn mill. It has been featured in the Saturday Telegraph and with Monty Don and the BBC's Gardeners' World.
What's on in Herefordshire?
Wide-ranging list of what's on where throughout Herefordshire.
White Heron Properties
Self-catering gets no better than this. We have accommodation in Herefordshire, England, in Wales and in Italy including a secluded cottage; a large Grade II listed country house and a converted Tuscan farmhouse. White Heron Properties, based in Lyonshall, has six luxurious homes available for holiday rental. Two are new on our books - The Forge is simply stunning chic and The Colloquy which has now opened (Christmas 2005) is the ultimate in style and taste.
Word Links mapping of the internet
A useful way of exploring the internet
Yurt Holidays in Herefordshire
Stylish, Simple, Comfortable Yurts... Relaxing, Tranquil Setting...Picturesque Landscapes...just some of the reasons why a Yurt Holiday in Lyonshall, Herefordshire, could be perfect for you! We will start providing yurt holidays in our picturesque setting of Herefordshire, near the English/Welsh border, in 2007. From here you will be able to visit and tour around many of unspoiled treasures.
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