The village lies 6 miles (9.7 km) south from Hereford and 22 miles (35 km) north west from Gloucester.
As the land use within the village is almost entirely residential, most services are located outside the village. The primary school catering for approximately 200 pupils is between Kingsthorne and Much Birch. The village is part of the Wormelow Hundred benefice, with its church in Little Birch. The Castle Inn is in the heart of the village.
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