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 Green Bean Cafe offers great tea & coffee with freshly homemade cakes & light lunches with a shop attached which sells fruit, veg, wholefoods & deli produce. Set in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside in the village of Weobley, The Green Bean offers great tea & coffee, homemade cakes and light lunches to eat in or take away.
Shabagh Tandoori & Balti Restaurant in Leominster has been established for over 22 years and provides air conditioned comfort for eating in as well as a free home delivery sevice within a 5 mile radius. The restaurant is able to seat up to 100 people and has a function room too. TAKE-AWAY: 10% discount (on collection orders only) Open every day (including bank holidays) from 5:30pm to 11:30pm
Enjoy a guided tour of Wythall Estate’s Vineyard followed by a tutored wine tasting in the Manor house. South Herefordshire has an excellent grape-growing environment, and the Wythall Estate near Ross-on-Wye provides a wonderful experience to understand more about the wine-making process and of course the growing and harvesting of these special vines. Vineyard tours and tutored wine tastings take place on Saturdays throughout the year. Each tour is a maximum of 25 people and pre‑booking is required. Groups are welcome and group organisers should contact the estate by email to discuss available dates. The Vineyard Tour Arrive at 12.00 noon for a walking tour of the Vineyard with Frank. He will talk about the grape varieties grown at Wythall Estate, the pruning methods used and explain about the vine management from planting through to harvesting. Frank will also share his knowledge of growing, maintaining and harvesting the grape varieties chosen, all of which perfectly suit the English climate and are now producing Wythall’s unique and award‑winning wines. Wine Tasting Following the tour of the vineyard, owner Jamie McIntyre will welcome the group into the dining room at Wythall Manor. Guests will be able to taste all the wines currently […]
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 …
Pearl Lake Leisure Park is a 5 Star static caravan park in Herefordshire. Pearl Lake at Shobdon, has holiday homes and touring caravans set amongst glorious unspoilt scenery along the historic Welsh border. The 80 acre park has holiday homes and touring caravans set amongst glorious unspoilt scenery along the historic Welsh border. On the park is a private fishing lake, exclusive 9 hole golf course, crown bowling green and a restaurant & bar. Camping is also available at Pearl lake with excellent facilities including hot showers, laundry and fishing is available on the 15 acre lake. Dog wash available WI-FI available Childrens play area and recreation field Part of The Best Parks Group
Oaker Wood Glamping Specialises in group Glamping for between 12 and 120 people, including School Residential Trips, Stag and Hen weekends, rugby and other sports tours, and family reunions and parties. There are two entirely separate Glamping Villages and offer all group bookings exclusivity in one of the Villages. Each village has its own facilities, covered dining area, cooking facilities, fire circle and Barbecue Hut. Accommodation is in wooden pods sleeping between 4 and 8. Pods have electric lights and heaters for the colder months. At the heart of each Glamping Village is a covered dining area. Your stay can be on either a catered or self catered basis, with all utensils and cooking equipment provided. Each Glamping Village has a Scandinavian style barbecue hut where groups may enjoy a barbecue whatever the British weather brings us. The seated fire circle, overlooking the sun setting over the Welsh mountains, is where groups congregate at the end of each day. Each village has hot showers and toilets. Peace is of the essence as mobile signal is limited – so you can truly get away from it all. Bookings at the Glamping Villages is for groups only – min 12 people – and […]
5* city centre B&B with fantastic views over the city of Hereford For the last 13 years Somerville House has been the only AA 5 Star Guest Accommodation in Hereford City. A detached late Victorian Villa, dating from 1895, in a tree-lined residential road, this guest house offers ’boutique style” bed and breakfast accommodation with original features which blends the luxury and comfort of a good hotel with warm, relaxed and friendly service. There are 11 bedrooms all with stylish ensuites. A choice of single, double, twin and Super king rooms are available. Beautifully furnished, all the rooms have hair dryers, ironing facilities, tea and coffee making facilities, fridge/minibar, multi-channel televisions, free Wi-Fi access and the large superior/luxury rooms also have white fluffy bathrobes and slippers. All rooms have desk facilities. The contemporary furnished dining room offers an excellent breakfast range with ingredients, as far as possible being local and/or organically produced. Breakfast includes the traditional English breakfast, smoked kippers or porridge served to your table, and a continental buffet with healthy options such as a good range of fruit, cereals, fruit juices and yogurts. Any dietary requirements can be catered for. Relax in the comfortable lounge with its open […]
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.
Battlelands is a family run activity centre based in the Herefordshire hills offering three great activities; Paintball, Laser Clay Shooting & Splatmaster. The perfect venue for birthday parties looking for a memorable way to celebrate; corporate and school groups who are looking for team building; hen, stag parties; plus groups of friends who’d like to break out of their normal routine with an action-packed day out. All group sizes can be accommodated with activities for those who are 8 years upwards. The on-site Glamping area, Up On A Hill, can be booked exclusively and offers three luxury lotus belle tents and a shepherd hut. Stay, Play and Partaaay !! Also see Laserclayz and The Viking Games
The Viking Games is the latest venture from the team at Battlelands. The activities are run from the Herefordshire family farm that has been passed down through the generations. The farm has spectacular views of the Black Mountains and the Golden Valley. A fantastic range of viking inspired group activities are available. Take part in one or all six traditional nordic games. Try your hand at Axe Throwing, Archery, Bullrings, Kubb, Molkky or Stige. Test your ability and agility to see whether you have what it takes to become a true Viking warrior. Available for groups, couples, Families, Hen and Stag parties, birthday surprises and team building. Get in touch with the team and find your inner viking warrior. Also see Laserclayz. and Battlelands
Eastnor Castle is a great day out for the whole family! Open to visitors on selected days from Easter until the end of September, there is plenty to entertain and amuse visitors of all ages, including dogs who are most welcome. Visitors can explore the state rooms within Eastnor Castle where guides are on hand in every room to pass on their expert knowledge on the fascinating history of the castle. The beautiful grounds are home to a spectacular arboretum and a magnificent lake where visitors can walk freely or follow set trails and walks to discover some breath taking views and landscapes. A special children’s booklet is given to all children on arrival to encourage them to see and take part in the many fun activities such as the Adventure Playground, Knight’s Maze, Junior Assault Course and Land Rover Mini Off-Roaders. A varied and exciting events programme is put on throughout the year and these events are all included in the entrance price. There is a Gift Shop, Ice Cream Parlour and Tea Room offering hot and cold food, drinks and snacks. There are also picnic benches scattered all around the grounds so picnics can be enjoyed with a […]
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.
Ever yearned to go ‘hands on’ with a potter’s wheel…or maybe you need to fine tune your technique? Whatever your experience, beginner or improver, this is the course for you. Small friendly groups ensure plenty of individual attention and guidance. Participants are consistently amazed at what they achieve in a day! Due to social distancing and public health we are limiting the number of participants to x6 and there will be no other activities taking place in the studio whilst the course is running. Cost: £150 Includes firing, glazing (1-3 pots) and the cost of posting your masterpieces. Cost: £150 Includes refreshments, lunch, firing, glazing (1-3 pots) and the cost of posting your masterpieces. How to book: Please contact the Pottery to check availability firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01531 633886. Pottery address: Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter Home Farm Eastnor Ledbury Herefordshire HR8 1RD W: www.eastnorpottery.co.uk
The 19th edition of Borderlines Film Festival will take place from Friday 26 March to Sunday 11 April 2021. UPDATE: BORDERLINES 2021 GOES VIRTUAL Like many other film festivals around the world, we’ve decided to take Borderlines Film Festival completely online this year. While we’ll all miss seeing great films in the cinema, we are excited about opening up the Festival to audiences across the UK. SAME DATES – Friday 26 March to Sunday 11 April 2021. SAME GREAT CINEMA – Our programming team at the Independent Cinema Office, Jonny and Isabel, are working hard to secure a fabulous selection of new films to screen at the Festival. We know you will enjoy them. Many will be previews so will be unavailable to watch elsewhere. Follow the website with lots of information on how to DO the Festival and plenty of tips on how to make it special. Full details of the programme on the Borderlines website.
EVENT POSTPONED AS A NEW DATE LATER IN THE YEAR IS SOUGHT Leominster Medieval Pageant is based around Owain Glyndwr and the Welsh War of Independence. Leominster was seized in 1402 by Glyndwr following his success at the nearby battle of Pilleth. In 1405 his combined Welsh and French army marched across Herefordshire intending to do battle with Henry IV at Great Witley in Worcestershire.The armies took up battle positions daily and viewed each other from a mile without any major action for eight days. Glyndwr withdrew at nightfall passing through Leominster back into Wales. The event is free . Inside the Priory there will be reenactors and craft stalls. There will also be a skirmish in the Priory grounds. The re-enactors will put on displays and demonstrations. There will be an opportunity to have a go at longbow archery and see replica medieval ‘hand-gonnes’ in use, weather permitting. There will be medieval dance and music. Last year the craft fair featured 35 stalls offering a wide range of hand-made merchandise, attractive displays and friendly banter. Throughout the day hot food and refreshments will be available. Traders selling genuine craft items and who wish to participate can contact David or […]
Spring Festival of Stories & Songs by Arts Alive & Flicks in the Sticks Over 2 days on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 April, Arts Alive presents a Spring Festival of stories and songs – featuring artists from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Friday Night: English Folk duo Whalebone is joined by poet Jean Atkin to perform Understories, a brush with the new folklore of Shropshire. Oli Wilson-Dickson – Dylan and Oli are two leading musicians who bring a wealth of experience to a shared passion – the traditional music of Wales. From stirring songs to driving jigs – they communicate their music with relaxed humour and genuine affection that is truly infectious. Saturday Lunchtime: 1.00 – 2.30 Join local storytellers as they tell tales over lunch. Amy Douglas- Award-winning author and storyteller, Amy Douglas tells traditional tales from Shropshire and Scotland. Helen East and Rick Wilson – tell traditional stories drawn from first-hand experience of places they have worked in and visited worldwide. Saturday evening: Wendy Weatherby and Sandy Breichin – Wendy Weatherby (Vocals, Cello) and Sandy Brechin (Accordion) are two of Scotland’s most versatile and popular musicians, playing a mixture of traditional and original material. Michelle Burke and […]