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.
Orgasmic Cider Company: Craft Cider & Perry makers The Orgasmic Cider Company is a family business & working farm based at Great Parton Farm in the beautiful Wye Valley, Herefordshire. Growing, harvesting and producing Cider, Perry & Fruit Juice using traditional methods. Once pressed the pure juice is fermented in barrels and bottled when ready, with no artificial preservatives or additives, which is why it tastes so good. You are welcome to visit the shop and take an orchard walk (weather permitting) combined with cider & perry tasting, In the shop you can TRY BEFORE YOU BUY! Plus there are lots of other local goodies such as cassis, liquers, local ales and hand-made crafts. Coach parties and groups are welcome to visit by arrangement , to avoid disappointment please call in advance to ensure they are open, as the family are busy farming too! There is also a venue barn for hire, which is suitable for informal, rustic parties and events. There is a reconstructed, original cider mill which had been removed and discarded in a field in 1954, this is the first thing you will see as you arrive at Great Parton Farm. FB: GreatPartonFarm Twitter: OrgasmicCiderCo Instagram: The Orgasmic Cider Company
The Organic Store in the heart of Ross-on-Wye At Field Fayre, you’ll find everything you need for a wonderful organic shopping experience – from organic fruit and veg, organic meat and fish, local artisan breads and pastries, everything for organic baking and cooking, the best range of organic beers, wines and spirits within a 50mile radius and much, much more. Treat yourselves with the large range of organic, gluten free products including Booja Booja ice cream and chocolates, crackers and crisps and stacks of gluten free bread. The creators of Field Fayre believe organic is better. It’s good food as it should be, not adulterated, faked or pumped full of stuff none of us should be eating. There’s a depth to the taste that flavor enhancers just can’t mimic. Aside from that, it’s good for the environment, animal welfare and most importantly our family’s health. The award-winning little shop in the heart of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire is full of everything organic – and fantastic customer service that means whatever you are looking for can usually be found. Where ever possible all food is sourced locally, there are some wonderful organic producers in the area. A few comments made by customers: “In […]
THE COURTYARD IN HEREFORD IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO THE HEALTH RISKS WITH CORONAVIRUS. PLEASE READ THEIR STATEMENT HERE FOR FURTHER DETAILS. Previous winners of a Flavours of Herefordshire Awards, The Courtyard’s Café Bar is set in the impressive glass fronted atrium of the venue. Whether watching a film, seeing a show or just passing by, The Courtyard has many mouth-watering treats to tempt you and a lovely brand-new Anglo-Italian menu. Enjoy a wide range of hot and cold drinks and delicious home-baked goodies. Try our famous quiches and exciting salads, mouth-watering main meals or lighter snacks – all made using the best of local ingredients and perfect for lunch or dinner. Take in the view from the first-floor Mezzanine, watch the world go by from the Café or enjoy the sunshine on the patio on warmer days. Meeting for business (FREE WiFi) or pleasure, with friends, with the kids or alone, The Courtyard is the perfect place to relax. For those with special diets we can make a variety of amendments to cater for specific needs. Our staff are arts enthusiasts with a passion for great food and drink and good times. Or if you’re in a rush, grab a takeaway […]
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 …
Holly Lodge is everything you need for a carefree country holiday Holly Lodge has been converted to a high English Tourist Board 3 Star standard and is situated adjacent to Holly Tree Cottage which was built in the 17th century in the traditional Herefordshire half-timbered style. You will find everything you need for a carefree country holiday; with ample off-road parking, the Lodge is fully furnished for four adults, with two country-style bedrooms; one double and two singles The kitchen is well-equipped with a full-sized electric cooker, microwave and refrigerator with ice box. The comfortably-furnished spacious sitting room is triple aspect, with colour television, electric fire, books and games. Double french doors lead to a patio garden for the use of the Lodge guests. The bathroom is also on the ground floor and is equipped with a full-sized bath with shower over, also a shaver point. Upstairs, the bedrooms are in the cottage style with sloping ceilings: The double bedroom is galleried and overlooks the kitchen; the raised area at one end affords good views of the distant hills. The other bedroom has twin beds. Each room has ample drawer space and a wardrobe is provided on the landing. Bed linen, […]
Nestled deep in the Herefordshire countryside, Mistletoe Cottage is a brand new cottage, well appointed and designed to be welcoming and comfortable. There are two king-size bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom and the other with en-suite shower room; two dogs are welcome in the house too. There is a ground floor shower room, utility space, and very well equipped kitchen with everything you need, and some things you don’t! The large dining table is suitable for a light and airy breakfast, or with different lighting is great for a cosy evening in. Plenty of walks and places to visit, and if you just want to relax with a drink and a snack, the garden and front of the house catches the evening sunshine. New for 2019 – two extra people can sleep comfortably in the Shepherd’s Hut as part of the whole booking. Only £10.00 per person per week, but bring your own bedding. Facilities are in the house, and you can join in with everyone else in the house. Not far from Weobley, Mistletoe Cottage is located in the centre of the triangle which joins Hereford, Hay-on-Wye and Leominster – very convenient for the west of the county. […]
Two lovely cottages, each sleeps 4 people Cowshed Cottage and The Dairy are situated near to the pretty Gloucestershire village of Newland and nearby there is Offa’s Dyke, the border between England and Wales. Awarded 4-stars by Visit-England, the cottages are finished to exceptional standards – there is central heating, fitted carpets and high quality fixtures and fittings. Each single-storey cottage sleeps up to four in two en-suite bedrooms. With a fully equipped lounge, dining area and kitchen leading onto a private patio with garden furniture and BBQ, you can relax in the sun-trap garden. Off-road parking is directly outside the cottage, there is also free secure storage for cycles, canoes, etc. With ancient footpaths directly from the front door, you can walk nearby woods or canoe the River Wye – the choice is yours! Must visit spots include Tintern Abbey, Puzzlewood, and Symonds Yat Rock. Some of the UK’s most special National Trust and CADW sites are within easy reach too. With caves and mines left over from the region’s mining industry, forests carpeted with seasonal flora, and plenty of pubs nearby to sample good old-fashioned British Ale – there is something for everyone in this unique area. Weekly […]
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.
We know how important it is to be able to find information on destinations that can accommodate those that are physically and/or mentally challenged. Here we are developing a section that will help you to find inclusive and accessible Accommodation, Attractions, Activities and more around Herefordshire. __________________________________________________________________________ You will also find the services of Allinteractive Inclusion useful. Part of the Marches Family Network charity, they work with families, disabled and non-disabled children and young people, activity providers and supporters to create a more inclusive, welcoming and accessible Herefordshire and identify suitable places to enjoy. Have a look on their website for great inclusive and accessible places to go in the county. They also work with with local businesses to improve their inclusive offer providing a base for information, training, listings and collaborative working, offering taster sessions and more. Marches Family Network recently celebrated 25 years as a charity, and provides short-breaks for children and young people, and support and signposting for families. Parents with disabled children often say that they need clear information and thought in access information and welcome. A parent recently said, With inclusive thinking and practice everyone benefits. It’s a game changer.
Who we are Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter was established by ceramic artists Jon Williams and Sarah Monk in 1994. Initially, the Pottery served as a creative space where the couple designed and manufactured individual pots and works of ceramic art. Increasingly Jon & Sarah sought to share their passion and enthusiasm for clay with others, both at the Pottery and in the wider community. The couple have a combined experience of over 40years working with adults, young people and children in settings all over the West Midlands and beyond. What we do Remarkable clay and pottery experiences designed to explore and develop creativity in all ages and abilities. Current offer includes: Educational projects in schools and early years settings, Pottery teambuilding and creative development sessions for businesses and organisations, Potter’s wheel courses for groups and individuals, Hen parties, Themed Children’s workshops in the school holidays, Birthday parties, Drop-in sessions for families and Workshops for festivals and events. Details of our Potter’s Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops throughout 2017 can be found here Details of our Chridren’s School Holiday Pottery sessions can be found here How to book Simply contact the Pottery to check availability and book a session. […]
Creative Breaks is a not-for-profit association of artists and crafts people. Set up in 2000, Creative Breaks aims to promote courses run by skilled craftspeople in and around Herefordshire. Our courses are wide-ranging in discipline, from glass work to quilting and each maker has been selected for their quality of work and professional approach to their workshops. Below is a list of members and links to their websites: Lucy Brodie www.huntlandsfarm.co.uk/upholstery Jenny Pearce www.jennypearce.co.uk Rowan McOnegal www.rowanmconegal.co.uk also www.hedgerowmedicine.org Bill Robson www.williamrobsonglass.co.uk Jane Meredith www.plantdyedwool.co.uk Nicola Hopwood www.nicolahopwood.co.uk Jenni Stuart-Anderson www.jenniragrugs.wordpress.com Pearl Taylor www.herefordshireholidays.co.uk Ginn Downes www.ginnscreativeworkshops.co.uk Tricia Jones www.classicalmosaic.co.uk Jacqueline Seymour www.bee-spokequilts.com James Wood www.buildersyardwellbeing.co.uk Marianne Ryan artwithmarianne.co.uk Lottie O’Leary www.lottieolearystonecarver.co.uk Art with Marianne Gift Voucher for one of Marianne’s one-day courses. Value: £62. Can be used for any courses taking place during 2019. Purchase directly from Marianne: email@example.com, or through the website. All members are keen to impart their knowledge and skill so you can leave with a sense of achievement and newfound enthusiasm for your craft. It is also the aim of the group that you will have new stories to tell, new skills to share and depart richer for the experience. As Herefordshire is known for its farming produce and rural […]
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.
If you’re looking for a family day out in the great outdoors this autumn, grab the family, slip on your wellies and escape to NT Berrington Hall. There’s a special den building area, fabulous leafy autumn walks through the beautiful parkland and plenty of exciting trails for your young ones to enjoy. Whatever activity you decide upon just enjoy making some wonderful memories full of laughter and fun this autumn. Also don’t forget to pop into the Stables cafe for your favourite takeaway drinks, snacks and children’s lunchboxes. There is limited indoor seating now available. The cafe is open from 10am to 4pm each day. To avoid disappointment please book your visit to Berrington Hall in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. Check out the What’s On page for more details. Click here for more information.
Create an adventure this half term at Croft Castle, near Leominster. Enjoy an autumnal walk with all the family, build your best den in the parkland, kick about in fallen leaves and have a go at our children’s trail around the gardens this half term. Croft comes alive in autumn, with burnt oranges, bright yellows and deep reds emerging on the trees around the estate. Pop on your wellies and feel the crunch of autumn leaves underfoot, host a conker match or two and warm up in the tea-room with a delicious hot chocolate or an autumnal one-pot. Fishpool Valley is particularly atmospheric during autumn. Kick up the fallen leaves along the beech hangar and admire the reflections in one of the seven pools. Why not try one of the new walks through the valley or take a look inside the Gothic pumphouse while you visit. Croft’s estate is also renowned for its ancient trees, which look particularly majestic during autumn, try the ancient tree walk from the parkland map to take them in in all their glory. Try making some wild art with fallen leaves in the woodland, build your best den or go on a scavenger hunt and […]
It’s almost autumn half-term, the weather is still clement and there are lots of great activities to enjoy this October in Herefordshire. So why not book the family in for an experience day or two to make sure you make the most of the break. In readiness we’ve put together 8 great Ideas for you and the family to discover. CLICK HERE for more inspiration and ideas on what there is to do in Herefordshire with the family this half term.
From Isolation to Creation: Artists Respond to a Changing World – Creative expression by artists and craftspeople is called for now more than ever, not only as well-needed beauty for the eye, but also comfort and inspiration for the heart and mind during troubling times. Throughout history it is the art and crafts of a culture that have not only reflected the time but also reflected upon the time, creating a record for future generations. In this exhibition, members of Herefordshire Art and Craft Society (HACS) give their response to a rapidly changing world through multimedia pieces including painting, photography, film and audio, sculpture as well as text. For more information and to view the exhibition visit herefordshireartandcraft.org.uk