Byton is a tiny village in the Lugg Valley in Herefordshire, and is very close to the Welsh Border. The name has varied by at least six different spellings over the past thousand years. Farming always was and still is the main occupation and the landscape has changed little over the years.


The stunning view across to Wales, taken from the front of the Church


Byton - Herefordshire - St. Mary - view













Churches of Byton

  • St. Mary’s Church - Byton

    The most charming, delightful and exceptionally peacefully situated Herefordshire Church of St. Mary is accessed by a short but steep climb. In the winter this concrete path must surely be hazardous !! I gather also that the abundant sheep which graze around this path leave droppings which are as dangerous as ice when descending!

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