Bromyard Downs Common Association

We protect and manage the beautiful  Bromyard Downs on behalf of Herefordshire Council. Our work keeps this diverse landscape open to all and maintains its rich cultural and natural heritage.  Find out more about the Downs, the BDCA and how you can help keep this resource special.

Explore Bromyard Downs

Bromyard Downs Common is 114ha of registered common. It has long been common land, the manorial waste of the ancient Manor of Bromyard, and has for generations provided an agricultural resource for the local farming community, as well as a place of recreation, both formal and informal, for the local community and visitors alike. Indeed, the unimproved nature of the Downs attracts walkers from near and far who come to enjoy its stunning views, peaceful surroundings and an abundance of wildlife, flora and fauna.

Visiting Bromyard Downs

Offering something to walkers, nature lovers, and families alike, with each season bringing a different landscape.

Getting involved

A great opportunity to volunteer and learn new skills. Gain experience, and enjoy a day on the Downs.

About Bromyard Downs

For centuries, local commoners grazed their animals on, and collected firewood and bracken for bedding from the Downs.

Looking after Bromyard Downs

Our work is based around a funded Higher Level Countryside Stewardship Scheme running from 2019 to 2028
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