Hereford Churches & the Knights Templar

Ancient Hereford Churches & the Knights Templar

On this tour around the beautiful Herefordshire countryside we will be focusing on the areas wonderfully preserved ancient churches with an emphasis on their connection to the Knights Templar, including free time to explore the magnificent Hereford Cathedral, the location of the shrine of Bishop Thomas de Cantelupe, a former Grand Master of the order and the 13th century Mappa Mundi.  We will also take in a couple of castles and an amazing dolmen.

We will be staying at the Green Dragon Hotel in the center of Hereford for two nights on a B&B basis.

Proposed Itinerary
(May be subject to alteration)

Day One
Shrewsbury break
Offa’s Dyke Centre
St Cosmas and Damian Church
Arthur’s Stone Chambered Tomb
Green Dragon Hotel, Hereford

Day Two
Kilpeck Church
St Michael’s Church Garway
Skenfrith Castle
St. Mary’s Church, Welsh Newton
St Mary’s Kempley
Green Dragon Hotel, Hereford

Day Three
Free time in Hereford to take in the historic town and Hereford Cathedral before heading home.

Price for the 3 Day Tour £580 (Single sup £30 – Deposit £150)

Including transport, all site visits and B&B in the Green Dragon Hotel, Hereford