Herefordshire Holiday Brochure

Visit Herefordshire, a county of unspoilt countryside, market towns of distinctive character such as Ledbury, Leominster, Bromyard, Hay on Wye and Ross on Wye and a wealth of varied landscapes from the historic city of Hereford to fascinating villages. Ride, canoe, fish, cycle, swing a golf club or test your skill on a mountain board, there is always plenty to do in the clean fresh air.

Arts, Crafts and Music - Herefordshire's stunning natural scenery and its unhurried pace have inspired artists, crafts people and musicians to settle and create in this county. Visitors have a wealth of choice.

Eating and Drinking - Herefordshire's rich pastures and well stocked rivers produce the natural ingredients for the most delicious food. Wye salmon, Hereford beef and Herefordshire cider and apple orchards.

Cider Galore - A visit to Herefordshire would not be complete without experiencing the taste of cider. A cider trail that takes visitors around all the cider producers in the county or a cycle route taking in a few properties..

The Garden County - Herefordshire is the ideal destination for garden lovers. A county of wooded hills, gentle river valleys, a favourable climate, rich, fertile soil and an unspoiled landscape.

Walking - Herefordshire's beautiful countryside, delicious food and ancient history is celebrated in the summer Walking Festival with walks from the Herrock Hill in the west to the Malvern Hills to the east.

Active - There are over 2000 miles of footpaths within the county including sections of three long distance paths; the Mortimer Trail, the Wye Valley Walk and the Offa's Dyke Path.

Events - Herefordshire is a county that delights in Festivals and Events. Borderlines Film Festival in March is the UK's only rural film festival with screenings, workshops and famous directors introducing their films.

Children - There's the Dick Whittington Mohair Countryside Centre, featuring Patch the Pony, the Amazing Hedge Puzzle, Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo and Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre at Kington


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