Whitbourne is a village situated in the north east of Herefordshire. It is adjacent to the River Teme and 5 miles distant from the town of Bromyard.The name Whitbourne is derived from the brook that runs through the village and means ‘at the white brook’. Alongside Whitbourne Brook stands the Norman church and Whitbourne Court, which is built on the site of an early moated manor house and became a summer Palace for the Bishops of Hereford.The parish now encompasses a number of what were originally neighbouring minor settlements, such as Tedney and Badley Wood Common. The eastern boundary of the parish borders Worcestershire.Whitbourne is now a thriving community having in addition to it’s Church, a community shop and a village hall
Having moved from its original location in a room adjoining the Live and Let Live public house, the village shop is now in its second year on its own site.It is managed and staffed entirely by volunteers from the local community. It commenced trading as a Community Shop in August 2007 and has opened every day since (excluding public holidays).