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Spring has sprung and summer is upon us in glorious Herefordshire. If you are looking for a rural holiday or a short break away from from it all then Herefordshire is the place to stay. With an abundance of walks dotted around the county to suit people of all ages and abilities. If you are looking for more adventure then Symonds Yat has plenty to offer for outdoors pursuits, Herefordshire is now coming into the festival season with many events taking place from food festivals to beer festivals, there is sure to be an event to your taste taking place.
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As well as a list of Restaurants and Tea Shops and a guide to the best places to shop, the loveliest Gardens to explore, and which Churches to visit, we include info on activities such as Walking, Cycling, Golfing, Horse Riding and all outdoor pursuits in the area, plus Camping and Caravanning.
Herefordshire is a historic rural county in the West Midlands situated on the English-Welsh border and is well known for its stunning setting amid peaceful and characteristic unspoilt countryside.
With the profusion of history, a mild climate and dramatic landscape, and a plethora of outdoor pursuits to please everyone, Herefordshire has a great deal to see and do to suit all tastes.
The Cathedral City of Hereford is the largest of the Herefordshire towns with Ross-on-Wye, Leominster, Ledbury, Bromyard and Kington being the other market towns, and with several hundred villages, and a collage of meadows, fields and woodland, the county has much to offer the many visitors who come here.
Some of the most enchanting and tranquil gardens in England can be found within the county.
Bromyard is a traditional market town situated between the cities of Hereford and Worcester. It has a charm all of its own. Visitors to the town will find a range of individual shops, offering the more traditional shopping experience and an Art Trail that comprises of specially commissioned works of art. The town has many fine buildings including the former Police Station and Magistrates Court. The Post Office, built in 1911 is next door to the Bromyard and District Local History Society, here they have regular exhibitions and store many pictures and documents that tell the history of the town.
Internationally famous for its bookshops, Hay-on-Wye is a Welsh town close to the English border and lies within the Brecon Beacons National Park. Sitting as it does on the River Wye, making the area ideal for river activities like fishing or canoeing, the Marches town is surrounded by some of the most glorious countryside in the UK. A wide-ranging selection of Hay-on-Wye Accommodation makes Hay a superb place to visit whatever your interests.
The City of Hereford is less than twenty miles from the Welsh border. Sitting strategically as it does on the River Wye, it was the ideal location for Saxon settlers in the 7th century. This historic city has many interesting features including the Hereford Cathedral and the 17th century timber-framed Old House.
Kington possesses a most attractive riverside recreation ground which houses the town's cricket club and is the venue for many local outdoor events. Kington Golf Club's 18-hole course on Bradnor Hill is said to be the highest in England, over 390 metres above sea level. It is a "Border Town" in the Marches in an area where it rightly claims to be a centre for walking. The local countryside can also offer quiet country lanes for those visitors who prefer to cycle.
Knighton – the town on the Dyke – is situated on the boundary between Wales and England. This attractive market town in Powys, surrounded as it is by rolling scenery, is the perfect spot to spend some time, particularly if you enjoy hiking, as it’s the centre for numerous popular walks. And an array of Knighton Accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets will start your visit off on the right foot.
Ledbury, Herefordshire’s mediaeval market town, is a fascinating place for a relaxing break. Sitting amid restful countryside, it has more than its share of half-timbered buildings as well as associations with the Civil War.
Ledbury’s distinguished heritage is particularly evident in the famous Church Lane, a narrow cobbled walkway off the centre of the High Street that leads from the town to the lovely parish church.
Leominster is another market town on the Black and White Village Trail. Dating from the 7th century, its first recorded name is 'Llanllieni', the Welsh name meaning 'the church on the streams'. The area around Leominster has been the site of many battles; it was taken by the Welsh and then the Danes before being taken by Harold Godwinson for Edward the Confessor. In 1461 the decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, the battle of Mortimer Cross took place a few miles from the town. Despite its turbulent past, Leominster prospered from the wool trade, owing to the superior quality of wool from its local Ryeland sheep.
The Worcestershire town of Malvern sits on the eastern side of the Malvern Hills. Many of the elegant buildings are a result of its popularity as a spa town in the Victorian era and the monuments around Malvern bear this out. A place for the arts, Malvern is home to The Winter Gardens where a variety of drama and music festivals take place.
Should you be seeking a picturesque place to visit, then Ross-on-Wye could be the answer. This small but unique Herefordshire town, at the end of the M50, is a popular destination with tourists but still manages to convey an unhurried feel, making it the ideal place for a relaxing break.
Situated on the Welsh borders and known simply as Ross until its official name change in 1931, Ross-on-Wye rises from the banks of the River Wye. This ancient but flourishing market town has plenty to offer, not least its history and the beauty of its setting. The small and often unique shops are an added bonus.
The historical market town of Ludlow in south Shropshire overlooks the River Teme. Sitting atop a small hill, this English town is located close to the Welsh borders with views to the Clee Hills. Famed for its ancient castle, Ludlow has also become well known for the Food & Drink Festival, which is held here annually.
The ancient market town of Tenbury Wells, located in the Teme Valley, is close to the borders of Shropshire and Herefordshire. Sitting in an unspoilt area of England, the town became a spa in the 1800s when the mineral springs were discovered.
Monmouthshire, in the southeast corner of Wales, is right on the Welsh border. It has something to please everyone, from spectacular scenery and outdoor activities to ancient castles like those found at Caldicot and Cheptow and the White Castle near Abergavenny.
Other momentous gems include the glorious Tintern Abbey. The pretty town of Usk and the busy and historic Monmouth are the other main towns that make up the county of Monmouthshire.
Situated around twenty miles from the English border, the Welsh town of Abergavenny is surrounded by hills and mountains. The perfect base for exploring the nearby Brecon Beacons National Park, this lovely town has more than its share of history, a wide variety of shops and plenty of choice for those looking for outdoor activities as well as its own Food Festival.
Monmouth is a market town on Welsh border. Famous for its landmark 13th century bridge which spans the River Monnow, the town was also the birthplace of Henry V and has many historic buildings.
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