Eat In Herefordshire
Just a few miles outside Ross in the Wye Valley, set in beautiful rural Herefordshire, The Loughpool at Sellack seeks to combine the hospitality of a traditional country pub with a restaurant that features high quality local produce. The Loughpool offers a pretty, enticing garden where you can enjoy a relaxed summertime drink or meal and in the winter big fires will keep you warm and cosy. Since re-opening in February 2015, current owners Paul & Svenia Franklin have sympathetically refurbished the buildings’ interior to a tasteful traditional public house. Black and white timbered cottage surrounded by bridleways and walks, simple bars with beams and standing timbers, flagstones, rustic furniture & a wood burner all add to the atmosphere. The Loughpool is one of the county’s strongest venues for great food, cooked using locally sourced produce and all at a reasonable price with a wide range of local ales and cider and a specially selected wine list. Set in beautiful countryside, the Loughpool offers a pub atmosphere with surrounding walks and connections to Ross and Hereford. Well behaved children and dogs are always welcome. Sample menus
Convivial casual dining with designs on top The perfect combination of fine food and unique shopping finds under one roof tucked away in picturesque peacefulness The Restaurant Easy to miss in its courtyard, but well worth seeking out, The Malthouse has become a firm destination on Ledbury’s foodie map with locals and visitors alike. With a long reputation for quality dining, the original husband and wife team Jim and Tracy reclaimed it in 2017 to resurrect a varied menu packed with flavour and ingredients for diners looking for something a little different. Think sandwiches from regional produce and artisan breads, rich chowders instead of soup, an evening menu with a European influence and you’ll know this is far from basic fayre. Bare wood furniture and the café style atmosphere makes this a relaxed venue for daily breakfast, lunch and evening suppers or the a cosy coffee and delicious cake stop mid morning and afternoon. Dine al fresco in the pretty courtyard knowing you have a secret spot in the very heart of this bustling market town. The Gallery Upstairs above the restaurant you’ll find the business’s accompanying gallery. Rustic chic home and garden pieces, fun ornaments, gorgeous gifts and humorous […]
Myrtle’s Kitchen is a small company which is big with flavour, creating new & exciting preserves that wake up the taste buds. All made traditionally by hand but with a contemporary twist. Using local knowledge and producer network to pick up the finest, freshest ingredients. It’s all about the personal touch with Myrtle’s Kitchen. “Mad as March Hares”. You have to be a little bit bonkers to be in the Myrtle’s crew who work hard, and laugh hard. Every day in their Herefordshire based kitchen is a joy, especially as if you walk out of the door you have a spectacular view of the Malvern Hills. Life doesn’t get much better. Myrtle’s Kitchen did start with a mango and making copious amounts of the now award winning mango chutney for friends and family. That was in 2014 and now they have a diverse range which continues to grow in number and sells from delicatessens to farm shops.
Sleep In Herefordshire
Southbank House is situated in a quiet area of Hereford and is an elegant Victorian building Just 10 minutes’ walk from the city centre, Southbank House is surrounded by mature gardens. Named as Hereford in Bloom Best Gardens 2017, guests can enjoy plenty of private seating areas during their stay in this very peaceful and beautiful setting. Dating back to 1877, Southbank House has retained many of its original Victorian features, including the service bells in the hallway, fireplaces, high ceilings, ornate ceiling roses and coving. This bed & breakfast in Hereford has five bedrooms all with en-suite facilities and designer toiletries and comfortable beds. The bedrooms are light and airy, with some giving fabulous views over the Cathedral, the city and the Black Mountains beyond. Guests benefit from Egyptian cotton linen, flat screen TV’s with Freeview, tea & coffee making facilities, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, a writing desk and easy chairs. There is a large, well-lit private car park in the grounds of the house and the rail and coach links are a brisk five minute walk from the property. Free Wifi is available throughout.
Accommodation at The Riverside Inn is Stylish Unique and Flexible As its name suggests, The Riverside Inn is a picturesque country inn, set in a beautiful waterside location; the perfect setting for the luxurious accommodation that accompanies this award-winning dining destination to offer dinner, bed and breakfast options. Hayloft, Stables & Croft Suites – 3 private nests with spacious sleeping and sitting areas and ensuite bathrooms, two located in the courtyard and garden area. King Rooms – 2 beautifully appointed ensuite kingsized rooms in the main property Snug Double – A simple double room ideal for short stays Garden Rooms – 3 secluded stylishly designed lodges in the elevated gardens for a truly unique experience. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast package includes an allowance of £25 per head towards dinner from the a la carte menu and can only be booked via the website. Dogs welcome in selected rooms See also The Riverside Inn
Sprig’s Granary is named after Sprig, the famous 1927 Grand National winner, bred on the former stud where the property is situated at Bacton Green in the Golden Valley area of Herefordshire. The Granary, positioned opposite the famous race horse’s stable, is now a beautiful holiday home – bright, light, spacious, private, and luxuriously comfortable, and a spectacular place to stay. Sleeps 2 to 6, plus an infant. The living room, highlighted in a serene pale blue, takes up most of the ground-floor space, with an open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting-area. The sitting-area is defined by the free-standing wood burner, half-encircled by white-painted brickwork. A ground-floor bedroom with ensuite ‘wet room’ shower room has two single beds and is perfect for those with limited mobility. The other room off the ground-floor is the conservatory – a wonderful place to sit and relax. The upstairs bedrooms are at either end of the building, creating a nice feeling of privacy. Each bedroom has the luxury of its own en-suite bathroom. The four poster bed in the Chinese red room is a double, and the French-style bed in the pale yellow bedroom is a king-size. Outside, the private enclosed garden overlooks a beautiful […]
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 […]
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
Hergest Croft Gardens lies in the heart of the Welsh Marches with stunning views towards the Black Mountains. From spring bulbs to autumn colour this is a garden for all seasons. There are gorgeous flower borders. An old fashioned Kitchen Garden with a Rose Garden; Spring Borders with carpets of bulbs; and unusual vegetables; the Azalea Garden with spectacular colour in the spring: and Park Wood, with thirty foot high rhododendrons are fantastic all to discover. Autumn colour throughout the gardens is superb The Gardens are the perfect place to explore and relax. Teas and light lunches, provided by the award-winning Ridgeway Catering, specialising in local homemade food, are available in the old Dining Room and outside on the Terrace. Plants Sales contains many rare and unusual specimens from all over the world. A wide range of gifts are presented in the Hall. There are special entry rates for pre-booked groups of 20 or more.
What’s On In Herefordshire
There’s no reason to be bored this summer with The Courtyard in Hereford hosting a range of fun workshops throughout July and August. BE A STAR! INCLUSIVE WORKSHOP Monday 12 – Friday 16 | 10.30am – 3pm Come along to The Courtyard’s inclusive week of arts activities! From drama to dancing to arts & crafts. Make new friends, have fun and be a star! All practitioners and staff are experienced in working with young people who may have special educational needs and/or disabilities. Contact Rebecca Cook on 01432 346511 or e-mail email@example.com to book a place. Recommended ages 8 – 15. HORRIBLE HISTORIES WORKSHOPS Monday 19 – Friday 23 | 10am – 3pm Horrible History enthusiasts do we have a treat for you, in this workshop we will have lots of fun exploring some of the most gruesome time periods. From the Savage Stone Age to Terrifying Tudors, not forgetting the Vicious Vikings or Rotten Romans! The week will be full of ghastly games, lots of awesome acting and some sensational singing! Be warned, there may be some dodgy dancing thrown in as well! Recommended ages 7 – 12. Breakfast club and Lunch club available to add on. ART AT […]
Boating on the lake – The best way to see the 14 acre designed lake, also a Site of Special Scientific Interest is by boat. The best way to see the 14 acre lake is by boat. Hire a boat for a trip around parts of the lake and see some of the hidden spaces in the ‘Capability’ Brown designed water habitat. Boat hire is for half an hour hire. See below for booking details. Normal admission fees apply. Please note last boat hire is at 3:30pm to allow for a full half hour hire. Booking essential for boat rides. Normal admission charges apply and Adult £6, Child £3 per boat 5 August to 30 August 2019 Standing proud and strong, Berrington Hall sits within ‘Capability’ Brown’s final garden and landscape. Discover the rare curved walled garden for the first time as we reveal this unique Brownian design as part of our Berrington Garden Project. In the house, discover jewel-like interiors, designed by Henry Holland and home to the Harley, Rodney and Cawley families. Uncover the story of Ann Bangham, first lady of Berrington, and see her restored 18th century court mantua dress. Experience some of the extremes of the 18th […]
Children’s Activities At Oaker Wood Leisure for 7-12 Years Our Multi-Activity Days for children aged 7-12 are the sort of days children will remember for years to come. Full days of fun and adventure running around in the wood and experiencing a wide range of Adventurous Activities – Zip Wires, Climbing, Rafting, Pistol Shooting and Much more. Every day will be different and include up to 4 different Adventurous Activities. Children are divided into groups of between 10-12 and rotate round different activities. We always try and keep siblings and friends in the same group. See all the activities in detail here. Multi-Activity Days 9am – 3.30pm Tues, Wed & Thursday 30th, 31st July & 1st Aug 6th, 7th & 8th Aug 13th,14th & 15th Aug 20th, 21st & 22nd Aug 1 day £24.50 per child 2 days £44.00 per child 3 days £63.00 per child 4 days £84.00 per child 5 days £100 per child W: oakerwoodleisure.co.uk