Welcome to the Breinton Parish Council Website

Breinton is a rural parish west of Hereford. It is home to approximately 850 people. With this website, we aim to provide all the information you need to know about Breinton, the area and activities happening there. In addition to the reports and information on parish council business, there are sections about Breinton’s history, nature and things to do. We hope you enjoy exploring our parish.

** Herefordshire Local Plan Placing Options Consultation **

Submit your response by 29 July 2022.

Please let the Parish Council know any comments you wish to be considered for it’s response to the consultation.

The Parish Council would like to draw your attention to Breinton not being a sustainable settlement for the significant numbers of new housing and becoming open countryside, and the Hereford City options which include the Whitecross housing site (Lower Hill Farm), which was rejected in 2015. 

 Read here for more information and how to have your say.

Breinton Parish Council

Neighbourhood Plan consultation Events

Breinton Parish Council holds nine meetings throughout the year and welcomes the Breinton public to attend .

Click on the buttons to read the minutes for the latest meeting and the upcoming agenda. 

Roads and Planning


For more information on Roads and Planning,  click the button to go to the pages about planning.

Bypass update


Click on the Bypass buttons to find out more about this.

About Breinton

Waxcaps in a long-established ungrazed meadow (N. Geeson)

Learn more the historic and environmentally special parish of Breinton. Much of the information has been collected over the past decade and it forms part of the evidence base for the Neighbourhood Plan. More is being discovered every month by local volunteers and a history group has recently been created to provide a focus for local research.

Click on the buttons find out more.

Useful Information

The River Wye has cut through Devonian Raglan mudstones to form a steep-side gorge by Breinton Springs (N. Geeson)

Key contact details of organisations in Breinton, things to do, including local walks and other useful information.

To report a flood please use the button on the right.