At Frome Valley Vineyard there is a 1.5ha vineyard with nine different vine varieties. Classic English sparkling and still wines are made from the vineyard set among the orchards and hopyards of the Frome Valley. There is also a demonstration vineyard showing the main trellising systems used throughout the world. The shop sells seven still wines together with the award winning sparkling wine as wells as cider, brandy and other wine related gifts. Visit the winery and taste the wine and go on a tour round the demonstration vineyard. Opening times: WINERY: April-September:Tuesday-Thursday 11.30am-5.00pm or by arrangement. TOURS AND TASTINGS: By appointment. Please contact: 01885 490768 If you are travelling any distance please call us to ensure that we are available to meet you. We can accommodate groups of up to twenty people for tours and wine tastings. For more information please call: Jeanie Falconer, Owner 01885 490 768 or James Cumming, Vineyard Manager 07970 162 798
Your Country department store – Oakchurch near Hereford. Offering a food hall, fashion & footwear, homeware, toys, gifts, jewellery and a wonderful garden centre, Oakchurch really offers you everything under one roof for a great day out. Berries restaurant offers breakfast, morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea with roasts served every Wednesday & Saturday. The Food Hall at Oakchurch really is the ‘Harrods of Herefordshire.’ It stocks a wide range of local and national foods, beautifully displayed. A must try, among the gourmet feast on offer, is the highly commended range of homemade food where bread is freshly baked daily and if you visit during the summer months, there are also their famous strawberries plus many other fruits and vegetables picked daily, fresh from the farm. There is a fine selection of wines, spirits and ciders from local brewers and a long established traditional butcher. When only the finest will do, Oakchurch presents a selection of beautiful jewellery, watches and handbags. In the showroom you’ll find pieces from over 50 different designers. You’ll find everything you need in the Homeware Department. With a huge variety of brand names and items ranging from kitchen utensils to pots and pans, from cutlery […]
Wye Valley Brewery is situated in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside Located between Hereford and Bromyard the Wye Valley Brewery; a family business that takes great pride in brewing the best cask and bottle conditioned beer possible. The on-site brewery shop in Stoke Lacy offers a wide array of bottled ales, gift packs, branded merchandise and clothing, as well as locally produced artisan chutneys, rapeseed oils and hand-made hop jewellery. Opening times are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, and on Saturdays during December in the run up to Christmas. If you’re keen to know a little more about how their beers are brewed, you can book on to one of the quarterly brewery tours. The tours take you through the whole brewing process in the award-winning, energy-efficient brewhouse, followed by a tutored ‘sampling’ session in the brewery bar. For brewery tour dates visit www.wyevalleybrewery.co.uk, call the brewery on 01885 490 505, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. As well as visiting the brewery, you might also like to visit a Wye Valley Brewery pub, all of which offer a friendly welcome and the full range of delicious cask conditioned Wye Valley Brewery ales including the infamous Butty Bach and HPA. For opening times […]
Sleep In Herefordshire
Woonton Court Farm is a secluded camping and caravan site with hard standings and electric hook up, surrounded by Herefordshire woodland and wildlife. Enjoy Lovely walks and rural peace. Situated on a rural farm, you are invited to walk the farm (strong footwear advised), see the animals, collect and enjoy free range eggs and of course meet Lily the farm donkey. Bring your bike to cycle round the lovely country lanes and enjoy the stunning views surrounding you in all directions. Open all year. Dogs welcome by arrangement. Coming soon – Bring your horse on holiday! Check the website for further details. Near to visitor attractions in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Tenbury, Ludlow and Leominster. Also see Woonton Court Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottage.
If you’re looking for a secluded hideaway nestling in gorgeous north Herefordshire countryside then Green Lane Carriage is just perfect. Surrounded by beautiful orchards and with spectacular views towards the Black Mountains this vintage railway carriage is both quirky and an absolute delight. It may be harking back to bygone times but it is furnished to an exceptionally high standard and includes lots of lovely home comforts and a wonderful wood-burner to take away the chill of an evening. Great for families the carriage sleeps 4, 2 adults and 2 children and is within easy reach of historic Hereford City, the ‘town of books’ Hay on Wye, arty Kington and the Black and White village trail. A great base too for walking or cycling. Enjoy a warm welcome from owners Clare and Steve who also run the Orgasmic Cider Company, producing traditional Herefordshire cider and perry and who are always happy to show you around and organise tastings. This quiet, peaceful country retreat is the ideal place to come and relax and sample life in the slow lane. Book here.
The Throne in Weobley is a holiday house for 6-13 people. Featured in The Guardian’s ‘Fab 50 cool cottages and cabins’, April 2016. The Throne is a beautiful Grade 2*-listed house in one of the best preserved black and white villages, set in gorgeous countryside. The owners have added a huge open plan living area to the medieval building to create a stunning and relaxed place to stay. Outside there is a fully enclosed garden with large lawn, pretty patios, trampoline and flower beds. The Throne has 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, generous entertaining space and on-site activities, the Throne is dog friendly, ideal for family holidays, friend reunions and special celebrations. It’s also very popular with smaller groups thanks to a 35% discount for up to 6 people using 3 bedrooms. The house has a fascinating history and a Royal connection – begun in 1478 and expanded in 16th century, it hosted Charles I for a night during the English Civil War. The original Tudor bedrooms, and 15th century wing contain secret passages, original floorboards and glimpses of wattle and daub. Weobley (the One Show’s ‘Village of the Year 2017’) is an excellent location for exploring the castles and gardens […]
Peter Cooks Bread Making Workshops offer you the chance to spend a day of flour-filled fun in their bakery at The Hop Pocket and find out how to make your own Real Bread at home. Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to perfect your loaf – there is a workshop for you. Workshops for 2019 will return in the Autumn. Keep an eye on their website for updates. Basic Bread Workshop / Sourdough Bread Workshop / Advanced Bread Workshop Or perhaps purchase a gift voucher for a wonderful present with a difference. To book your place or to organise a gift voucher, simply email email@example.com or call Shona on 07837 255 916. More about Peter Cooks Bread.
The Herefordshire Guild of Craftsmen is a group of skilled artists and craft workers who earn a living by their craft and live or work in and around the beautiful county of Herefordshire. Founded in 1953 to promote craftsmanship within the county, the guild is a non profit making co-operative providing marketing and exhibition opportunities to its members while encouraging networking and social interaction to like-minded professionals. Strength of numbers has allowed access to world renowned events including the RHS Malvern Spring Festival and Three Choirs Festival and members also sell individually through galleries, other events and online. 2019 Events Ledbury Easter Show 20-27 April Ledbury Market House RHS Malvern Spring Festival May 9th-12th – 3 Counties Showground Hay Festival 23 May – 2 June Hay Festival Site Royal Three Counties Show June 14th-16th – 3 Counties Showground Three Choirs Festival July 26th-3rd August – Gloucester Cathedral Malvern Autumn Show Sept. 28th-29th – 3 Counties Showground Ledbury Christmas Show 30 November 21 December (closed Sundays) Ledbury Market House
An award winning shop positioned in the centre of the Hop Pocket shopping village, with the biggest range of local wine, beer and cider in the county. 60 local wines, over 80 real ales and more than 100 ciders and perries. Free wine, cider and perry tasting every day offer samples of gins, whiskies, vodkas and liqueurs so you can be absolutely sure you are happy with the drinks you select. Fantastic gift ideas including whisky, local liquers and damson gin. Wedding bar services available. Website: www.hoppocketwine.co.uk
What’s On In Herefordshire
For a full list of activities for disabled and non-disabled children and young people, their families and friends, see the link below and for more information visit the Allinteractive website. The Allinteractive project gathers information about and develops opportunities and activities for disabled and non-disabled children and young people in Herefordshire. This project is funded by Herefordshire Council and offers: Inclusion Needs You training for activity providers and supporters Information about activities, arts, culture, fitness, sports, environment, games and more Activities working with providers in a variety of ways including providing publicity, supporting activities with trained staff, initiating taster sessions, running inclusive under 5’s sessions, and assisting with funding Consulting and working with disabled children, young people and families Providing information about activities, via the MFN website, Facebook page and Allinteractive newsletter Networking and supporting more inclusive activities in Herefordshire Taster sessions have included activities with Growing Local, Wyedean Canoe Club, Aerial Fun with EverybodyDance, Courtyard workshops, adapted bike sessions, under 5’s music sessions, and family swim sessions at Halo. For more ideas download the Allinteractive Activities Longlist Contact Angela Martin T: 01568 614908 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
See the fantastic range of films at the courtyard in Hereford this February including: Wed 5 – Fri 7 CATS (PG TBC) Audio Description available Sat 1 – Tue 6 LE MANS ’66 (12A) Audio Description available Fri 7 – Mon 24 1917 (15 TBC) Audio Description available Mon 3 – Wed 5 THE report (15) Mon 3, 7.45pm & Tue 4, 2.30pm THE Day shall come (15) Audio Description available Sat 8, 11am (Free pre-activity, 10.30am) Spies in disguise (pg tbc) Audio Description available Mon 10 – Thu 13 JUDY & punch (15) Audio Description available Fri 14 – Thu 20 Motherless brooklyn (15) Audio Description available Fri 14, 2.30pm & Thu 18, 7pm by the grace of god (15) Fri 14, 5.30pm the umbrellas of cherbourg (pg) Sat 15, 11am (Free pre-activity, 10.30am) polar squad (u) Sat 15 – Sat 22 star wars: the rise of skywalker Audio Description available Sat 22, 5.30pm the light side: a journey with david prowse (tbc) Fri 21 – Wed 26 the cave (15) The Courtyard in Hereford is almost all things to all people, providing an astonishing range of arts events, education, social interaction and opportunities. Its programmes cover live theatre, dance, music, cinema, exhibitions, talks, classes, workshops and creative projects and they cater for people of every age and disposition. Places to visit […]
Herefordshire Life Through a Lens: The Photos By Catcher Media An exhibition of photographic gems from the Derek Evans archive collection. Focusing on priceless scenes from Herefordshire Life from 1940s-1970s, the exhibition gives people a chance to “get up close and personal” with Derek’s actual exhibition prints created in his studio a few doors down on the third floor of No.43, Broad Street, many of which haven’t been seen for over 50 years, and which still look stunning. Catcher Media will be exhibiting in five venues across Hereford: Hereford Museum & Art Gallery, the Courtyard, Hereford Cathedral, HARC & Hereford College of Arts from Feb-April 2020. The photographic trail continues around the county in Ledbury, Ross, Kington & Leominster libraries. For linked events see Talks & Tours and Family Events pages and check out the website