Eat In Herefordshire
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 […]
Brockhampton Invites visitors to discover more about key figures from the past At the heart of this 687-hectare (1700-acre) farmed estate lies Lower Brockhampton , a romantic timber-framed manor house dating back to the late 14th century. The house is surrounded by a moat and is entered via a charming timber-framed gatehouse, built 1530-40. There are miles of walks through orchards, park and woodland, featuring ancient trees, historic damson and apple orchards and the picturesque Lawn Pool. Brockhampton is home to a rich variety of wildlife, from rare bugs and beetles in our ancient orchards to a wide range of bird species which you might spot from our wildlife hide. Steeped in history, Brockhampton has witnessed many changes. Inside the manor house, explore 600 years of history and discover the families which have made this special place home. Each room takes you to a different era of history; from the wealthy landowners of medieval times to the Georgian gentleman who lived here before building a mansion house at the top of the hill. More recently the manor house was home to farming families including Mr and Mrs Dennett the gamekeeper and his wife and Val and Marion Freegard. Discover the […]
Discover award-winning ciders at Westons Cider Mill Westons Cider Mill has been lovingly produced in the Herefordshire village of Much Marcle for nearly 140 years and is still independently owned by the same family. Find out how the cider magic happens with a tour and tutored tasting experience. Enter the courtyard and converted farm buildings and you’ll find the Scrumpy House Restaurant, Orchard Tea Rooms and Cider Shop; the place to begin a tour. See inside the award-winning mill and gain a unique insight into the craft of cider making with an expert guide. Tours run daily at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm and can be tailored to suit any party size. Learn about the history of this 5th generation business and see inside one of the industries’ largest oak vat houses. Finish off with a cider tasting and browse the variety of delicious ciders on offer. Enjoy dining in the Scrumpy House Restaurant, situated in a former cattle shed that offers plenty of rustic charm with a true taste of Herefordshire. To book a table or make an enquiry please call 01531 660626. There is also the Orchard Tearoom serving hot and cold drinks and plenty of picnic […]
Sleep In Herefordshire
Winner – AA Friendliest B&B of the year 2018 The Temple Bar Inn is situated in the centre of the village of Ewyas Harold, on the ramblers’ Herefordshire Trail, and is an ideal sustenance stop or place to stay for walkers, cyclists, and visitors wishing to explore the Welsh Marches, Black Mountains, Offa’s Dyke, the Golden Valley, Hay-on-Wye and the River Monnow. First licenced in the 1850s, and now sympathetically and extensively refurbished by the Jinman family owners, it is managed as a freehouse with bar, games room, restaurant, function room, outside seating area, and three ensuite B&B rooms. With an intriguing history packed with myths and legends, over the years it has been used as a court house, corn exchange, stable, butchers, and school room, and it has been suggested that the land on which it was built has links with the Knights Templars. The B&B rooms are situated on the first floor and are all doubles, one of which has space for an extra single bed if required. Each room has a colour TV, tea and coffee making facilities and is designed in country chic fashion. Free WIFI. Number of Rooms: 3. 2018 AA awards – Breakfast Award, 2 Rosettes in Culinary […]
Perfect for get togethers, whatever the occasion The Hyde is Grade II* and sleeps 12 in the main house and a further 8 in the adjacent cottage (only a few feet away). Both have been skilfully restored to a high standard with the help of English Heritage. Meticulous attention to detail and craftsmanship have revealed the historical spirit of this 13th Century hall house. Set amidst the idyllic countryside of the Herefordshire-Worcerstershire borders, at the end of the mile long drive within the secluded Netherwood Estate, The Hyde nestles around a courtyard bordered by an imposing Elizabethan barn. The Hyde offers flexible space which is perfect for large family and friend get togethers and holidays where peace and privacy are key, yet with plenty of space for fabulous entertaining or to enjoy cosy quiet areas, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Also a sheltered garden with lots for all ages including a maze, a tennis court and a wendy house. Sleeps 20 in 10 bedrooms.
Number 21 is located within easy walking distance of Hereford city centre Local bus and train stations just a few minutes walk away from Number 21 which sits along the desirable Aylestone Hill area of Hereford. The guest accommodation was built at the turn of the last century during the Edwardian Period. The interior has been tastefully updated by the present owners with all rooms offering en-suite facilities. There are four letting rooms each with a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Internet access is available, as well as hairdryers. The four bedrooms each offer something different. The ground floor bedroom (Mauve Room) is ideal for those persons who have difficulty with stairs. The bedroom has been furnished with double and single sleigh beds, so will sleep up to three people. It also has disabled access to a wet room. Bedroom 2 (Pink Room) has a king size four poster bed and the ensuite has a bath with a shower over. Bedroom 3 (Blue Room) has a king size French bed with a shower room. Bedroom 4 (Yellow Room) has matching double and single beds and will sleep up to three persons; the shower room being larger than average. There is a […]
thepoint4 is Hereford’s leading leisure club Boasting fully accessible facilities at thePoint4 including a 60 station gym, access to personal training, a wide variety of exercise classes for all abilities and a large sports hall and Astro pitch. Unwind in our spa suite or rehabilitate in our hydrotherapy pool. Offering a fully inclusive ethos the leisure club is open to Members and non-Members. There are a range of membership packages, there is no joining fee, no long-term contract and free car parking with dedicated accessible bays near to the front entrance. thePoint4 has vast experience in hosting national and international residential sports events and is also frequently booked by choirs and music groups. Packages, including accommodation, meeting rooms and catering requirements, are all tailored to customer specifications. We actively welcome visits by prospective clients. Please contact the friendly, knowledgeable staff to discuss your requirements. thePoint4 is part of the Royal National College for the Blind and all income generated helps support education and training for students with visual impairment. Learn more.
A unique little garden centre with an astonishing range of plants – many locally grown. Inside we have a mesmerising selection of quality outdoor gifts, tools and wildlife products,as well as a wonderful large selection of wind chimes and garden ornaments. Part of The Hop Pocket Shopping Village
The Black and White House Museum is a 17th Century timber-framed building Black and White House Museum is a newly re-opened and refurbished magnificent Jacobean half-timbered building in the heart of Hereford City, furnished in period style. Built in 1621 and home in the past to butchers, saddlers and bankers. Explore the rooms which give a glimpse into daily life in the 17th Century. Including fashion, dining and bedrooms. Learn about the city during the Civil War. Hands on activities for children and families. For those unable to climb the stairs, a virtual tour is situated on the fully-accessible ground floor. There are also Braille and tactile images for the blind and visually impaired. Note parking is available close by. Take a look at the council car parks page. There are public toilet facilities nearby, but not on site. Opening times: Normal Hours Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm and Sundays: 11.30-2.30 Admission charges Adults £2.50 Children £1.50 (under 5s free) Family ticket £7.50 (2 adults and up to 3 children) Access to ground floor only £1.50 Adult annual pass £7.50 Child annual pass £4.50 Family annual access £22.50 Facebook: www.facebook.com/herefordmuseums
What’s On In Herefordshire
See the fantastic range of films at the courtyard this July including the Elton John spectacular Rocket Man Friday 21 June – Monday 15 July ROCKETMAN (15 tbc) The long-awaited story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music, through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin. Based on a true fantasy, ‘Rocketman’ is about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the spectacular journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. Thursday 4 – Thursday 18 RED JOAN (12A) Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information, including details on the building of the atomic bomb, to the Soviet government for decades. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs: her student days at Cambridge, where she excelled at physics while challenging deep-seated sexism; her tumultuous love affair with a dashing political radical (Tom Hughes); and the devastation of World War II, which inspired her to risk everything […]
Discover the gardens at Berrington Hall in an entirely new way as you take up the challenge of getting the best summer shot of ‘Capability’ Brown’s final masterpiece. As part of the Berrington Garden Project, we want you to give us a fresh perspective of the gardens in summer by using your camera. With a prize for the best shot, come and embrace the summer garden and our newly reopened curved garden. If you have a camera and can send your pictures to us either via email or through social media, then come and have a go. All of the money raised will go towards the garden project. £3 per person, just ask at Visitor Reception to be entered. Website : nationaltrust.org.uk/berrington-hall/whats-on
The Summer Exhibition for 2019 at Old Chapel Gallery in Pembridge is called ‘Sunlight on the Garden’’ and opens on Sunday July 7 The Summer Exhibition brings coastal seascapes to the Herefordshire countryside, ‘Sunlight on the Garden’’ will feature an exciting collection of work by talented British contemporary artists and makers, some of which will be new to the gallery. This exhibition promises, once again, to inspire and entice collectors and appreciators of fine art and quality craft. Returning by popular demand will be artist Sue Hayden who will be showing a new collection of striking seascapes and landscapes in acrylic and charcoal. Excited by the relationship between texture, shape, light and space, she paints with acrylic and pastels in a layered technique, creating a collage effect, adding energy and randomness to her work. New to the gallery is fine art printmaker Suzie Thompson who works with collagraph, drypoint & relief printing processes to create limited edition prints inspired by the accessible open countryside of her local surroundings, British wildlife and flora. In his workshop on the Shropshire Borders, Ralph Jandrell makes a unique range of widely collectable handmade ceramics, decorated with his own designs inspired mainly by plant […]