Eat In Herefordshire
Fancy an award-winning Sunday Roast? A pint in Britain’s Cider Pub of the Year? A leisurely lunch at the UK’s Best Slow Food Restaurant? Discover Herefordshire’s gourmet gems from award-winning pubs and restaurants to casual burger bars and coffee shops, quintessential tearooms and artisan farm shops.
The Trumpet Inn is a 16th century black and white pub in Ledbury Perfectly situated for visiting the beautiful Herefordshire countryside The Trumpet Inn is perfect for visiting the beautiful Herefordshire countryside and with a large beer garden to enjoy. Close to popular tourist destinations such as Eastnor Castle, the market towns of Ledbury, Hereford, Ludlow, The Malvern Hills and much more. With its Oak beams The Trumpet Inn is a comfortable blend of old and new and offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Gaining a reputation for exceptionally well kept cask ales as well as fine home cooked food. All ingredients are sourced locally wherever possible, supporting local suppliers and maintaining a high level of quality at all times. So time next you are passing, pop in and enjoy a long cool pint and maybe some lunch. The Staff look forward to meeting you. See also Trumpet Inn Campsite.
UPDATE: Shop and bar open from July 4th 2020 including drive thru, online orders and deliveries still available. Ty Gwyn Cider is a multi award winning craft cider company Founded in the Monnow Valley in Monmouthshire by cider apple grower and acclaimed fruit farmer James McConnel in 2007. Ty Gwyn Cider has quickly gained an outstanding reputation and today is one of the foremost craft cider producers in the country. Sold in many of the UK’s leading restaurants and gastropubs and in Waitrose, who deemed Ty Gwyn the perfect cider for their ‘local produce scheme’. Ty Gwyn cider is not made from concentrate, only the finest cider apples carefully sourced from the best growers. It is naturally fermented for a minimum of six months. If you know your cider you will know that an increasingly small amount of cider producers can make these claims for their cider. The team are incredibly proud of this and feel sure that customers will and can taste the difference. Supporters have included wine expert Oz Clarke, Alex Polizzi who said in her ‘Little Black Book of Hotels’ that “you’ll be hard pushed to find a tastier cider than Ty Gwyn”TV, presenters Kate Humble and Jenni Crane […]
UPDATE: Open with social distancing measures in place, two people per household/vehicle. Berries Restaurant & Coffee Shop open from July 4th 2020. 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 […]
Sleep In Herefordshire
For brilliant places to stay in Herefordshire, whether you’re a couple look for a romantic break in the country or a city weekend of culture, a family wanting to run free with the kids Herefordshire, or a group getting together for a special occasion, Herefordshire has all kinds of accommodation perfect for you. Try luxury glamping in our fragrant orchards, hire a historic holiday house, wake up refreshed in a farmhouse bed and breakfast, or indulge in a boutique hotel experience. Find these and more below …
Situated in the fairytale black and white Tudor village of Weobley, 16th century Mellington House is a small family run B&B providing good quality village centre accommodation for both long and short stays in this beautiful area. A flexible approach offers the option of both bed and breakfast or self catering in each of the characterful, well equipped, individually accessed ‘apartments’ in the house. The great location ensures that you are close to shops, pubs and the village restaurants and within walking distance of local amenities and countryside walks. Accommodation apartments are comfortably furnished and all rooms have their own access to the front and rear of the house. There is more than an acre of gardens for guests to enjoy and footpaths leading into the surrounding countryside are all right on the doorstep. An excellent base from which to explore this truly beautiful part of the world. 4 Bed & Breakfast/Self catering apartments, sleeping 2-4 people
Comfortable accommodation in Monkland Leominster Wall End Farm offers a self-catering studio and a large guest room in the farmhouse, great for exploring the heart of Herefordshire and South Shropshire. The property is approximately 10 miles from the cathedral city of Hereford to the south and 10 miles from the ancient market town of Ludlow to the North. Both full of history, good restaurants and good shopping. Also set along the picturesque Herefordshire Black and White Village Trail. The traditional farmhouse offers a large guest room, comfortably furnished and with lovely orchard views and privacy from the main part of the house. The stunning studio, has been created with comfort in mind, space to enjoy peace and privacy in stylishly decorated surroundings with beautiful Edward Bulmer natural paints colours. There is outdoor space for your own private use, as well as tennis & wonderful walking. Fishing is available at an extra cost.
Dunfield House – How good the world can be Set high on a hill, standing in 15 acres of gardens and parkland, this beautiful activity centre in an ideal rural location, that allows your group to meet together as a community. Dunfield offers excellent facilities for youth, schools education and family groups to meet together and run their own programmes. They offer a fully catered service for 25 – 90 and self catering for up to 25 people in their Stables accommodation. The House: Fully catered bunk style accommodation for up to 70 guests Home cooked meals are wholesome and plentiful using local produce where possible Set in 15 acres of lawned terraces, woodlands and streams Plenty of outdoor areas for football, volleyball and team games and make believe play – there is even the chance to build a dam Campfire sites Games room Indoor heated pool Suitable for schools, family gatherings, church groups You may have a clear programme you want to follow, alternatively, if you have never run an activity before, centre managers Sue and Paul are happy to discuss programme options both based onsite or in the local area, with you to assist you through the booking […]
Here you’ll find Herefordshire’s historic Castles and Country Houses, gorgeous Gardens, Museums and places of interest, as well as Activities, Shopping destinations and lots of inspiration on what to see, explore and enjoy.
Westonbury Mill Water Gardens is beautiful and fun Garden and follies Westonbury Mill Water Gardens are set in the wonderful wild heart of Herefordshire close to the ‘black-and-white’ village of Pembridge. About half of its 3½ acres is filled with massed planting of vividly colourful moisture-lovers laid out around a tangle of streams and ponds, partly shaded by a backdrop of mature trees. Punctuating the garden are a number of fantastic follies, often featured on national television, which will fascinate and entertain you. Walking amongst the garden’s exuberant growth, you will find that it opens up slowly and provides new interest around each corner. There are lots of benches where you can relax for a long view. The other half of the garden is a wild flower meadow where you can walk alongside the Curl Brook among banks of shrubs and young trees, or climb the spiral path of the great mound in the middle of the meadow and enjoy splendid views of the garden, neighbouring farmland and distant hills. Cafe: There is an excellent cafe for coffee, lunches and teas Plant nursery: There is a wide selection of plants from the garden Information Open: every day from 1st April […]
Philip Morris & Son is the Country Living store in the heart of Hereford City Philip Morris & Son is one of the many hidden gems that have been dwelling in the heart of Herefordshire since the 1800’s and continues to be a family run business. Having begun as an ironmongers in 1845, from its historic and characterful premises, it’s now one of those wonderful expanding destinations that sells everything from quality kitchen, table and cookware, linen and home items, garden furniture, equipment and tools, country clothing and footwear, not to mention its famous gunroom. You’ll find brands like Denby, Le Creuset and Brabantia, with Barbour, Musto, Le Chameau and Joules, giving you the security that you will be purchasing quality as well as style. Welcome to one of Hereford City’s flagship independent stores.
h.Art 2019 7 – 15 September 2019 Over 100 venues across the County Herefordshire Art Week is a nine day art trail open to all. Artists, craft-makers and creative businesses open their private studios. Galleries put on special events, whilst groups get together to put on one-off exhibitions, in a wonderful mix of interesting venues across Herefordshire. Since 2002 this county wide art trail has taken place every year in the second week of September. h.Art has become part of Herefordshire’s rich cultural calendar, with a huge variety of art and art forms on show in Open Studios, Group Exhibitions and Gallery Events. With the vast majority offering FREE admission to visitors, h.Art promises a fun day out in one of England’s most beautiful counties. If you are an artist interested in taking part, visit the website Find details of individual events as they are released on our What’s on page
What’s On In Herefordshire
Herefordshire’s most comprehensive calendar of events from Food and Music Festivals to Country Shows, Christmas Markets and Fairs, Theatre and Arts events, Exhibitions and special celebrations.
It’s Summer and Eastnor Castle is back almost fully open following the restrictions. Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 22nd July until 29th August, there’s a great line-up of activities to amuse the kids…all INCLUDED in your entrance price! Open from 10:30am until 5.30pm Wednesday 22nd – Sunday 26th July: Little Land Rover Circuits Wednesday 29th July – Sunday 2nd August: Run away to the Circus Wednesday 5th – Sunday 9th August: Circus Bikes Wednesday 12th – Sunday 16th August: Dinosaur Show Wednesday 19th – Sunday 23rd August: Bushcraft Survival Wednesday 26th – Saturday 29th August Eastnor Nature Trail * August Bank Holiday and September events coming soon! *See our website for more information Don’t forget all the usual attractions too*: Castle | Arboretum | Adventure Playground | Junior Obstacle Course | Woodland Play Area | Rope-Swing Route | Tea Room | Ice Cream Parlour * Please kindly note that in order to comply with social distancing regulations, we are unable to open our maze or Little Land Rovers this summer (other than for our Little Land Rover Circuits event from 22nd to 26th July). Covid-19 Safe: We strive to stay on track with Government guidelines on Covid-19 health and safety and […]
In the absence of the annual Ross Walking Festival we invite you to come and visit our beautiful and relatively unknown corner of England for our “Summer of Self-Guided Walking” which is being launched on 1st August 2020. Walks of all standards and distances, which you can download/ link to your map app to explore the local town and surrounding countryside – forests, hills, rolling farmland, wildflowers and wildlife, the amazing River Wye and of course our buzzing little town with a range of independent shops and vintage trail. Only an hour from Birmingham, Cardiff or Bristol. Keep safe; Keep separate; Keep active; Keep happy… and keep in touch for 1st August and beyond… Cancelled due to Covid-19 – If you love walking you will love walking in the Wye Valley, and what better chance to learn about this beautiful area while getting your fill of exercise and fresh air, than by joining in the Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival – 3 days of guided walks along trails and footpaths offering a taste of the town and the surrounding countryside. For 2020 the festival is celebrating the 250th anniversary of “Picturesque Tourism” that William Gilpin started in the Wye Valley at Ross-on-Wye in […]
EVENT CANCELLED, TAKEOUT AVAILABLE, PLEASE SEE STATEMENT BELOW We’re open 9-4 for the rest of the week if you’d like to collect beer take outs, such as this 4 pint reusable beer bag. We also have 9, 18 and 36 pint options. But remember it’s fresh bright beer, so you ideally need to drink it within a couple of days. We also have 6 different bottled ales, with 12 x 500ml mixed cases (2 of each of the 6 kinds) being the most popular bulk option at £24. Months of shelf life on the bottles. If you live between Leominster and Wellington and would like a home delivery, we can organise this. You’ll need to ring 01568 617709, email firstname.lastname@example.org or message 07377728822 and we’ll sort it out from there. You’ll find a big welcome at the Swan Brewery Tasting Days. To reach the brewery tap room you pass through the brewery itself and can stop to chat with the brewers while they go about their brewing or watch the marvellous process of turning water, malt, hops and yeast in to ale. Tasting Days always feature a brand new beer or returning seasonal special in the spotlight plus a suite […]
Normally during the summer we would welcome hundreds of visitors to the Cathedral Gardens to take part in guided tours. Unfortunately, due to the current restrictions in place, we are unable to offer our Garden Tours this year but instead will be opening the gardens for pre-booked visitors to tour themselves. Visitors will be able to to explore the Chapter House, Cloister garden, Canon’s and Dean’s garden at their own leisure with our team of volunteer gardeners on hand to answer any questions. Spaces for the Open Gardens will be limited as to ensure that social distancing remains possible for visitors throughout their visit. Following on from the flooding in February which caused devastation to some of the gardens and the lockdown period in which the gardeners weren’t able to access the gardens to tend to them, our team of volunteers have been very hard at work to restore the gardens ready for this summer. We will be offering three sessions throughout the day: Session One: 10 – 11.30am Session Two: 12 – 1.30 pm Session Three: 2 – 3.30 pm. Please ensure that you book for the correct time slot as we will not be able to change this once […]