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.
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
Sometimes the simplest things in life give you the most pleasure! Ever thought of keeping poultry or livestock in your garden or orchard? Not sure where to start? At Wynnes of Dinmore you will find everything you need including:- Livestock, Housing, Equipment, Feed, Bedding, Health & Hygiene Products, Books and Free Advice. What could be better than a few bantams, laying hens or ducks wandering around exploring in your garden for their next special treat? Not only will you find your family get enormous pleasure watching these delightful creatures but in exchange for good housing, premium feed & clean water they will reward you with the most delicious fresh and tasty eggs. Is this not the most productive pet? Or perhaps you would like a few friendly playful pygmy goat kids jumping around or gentle alpacas, or even a few lambs? At Wynnes of Dinmore they help to make your dreams reality, so why not Pop up and see what is on offer and how you can take the next step in choosing your next family member. Livestock includes: all types of poultry (laying hens, bantams, ducks, geese, quail, guinea fowl, peacocks) sheep, pigs, alpacas, pygmy goats. Open to the […]
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 …
FURTHER UPDATE – Deer Park Campsite open on Saturday 4th July until 23rd August, then again from 6th to 30th September. AN UPDATE ON OUR OPENING… It’s so lovely to be open again that we’ve added extra days!* Open every Saturday, Sunday and Monday until Monday 13th July. For anyone home-schooling, we’ve also put together a page pointing to lots of learning resources around Castles! With the recent news that the majority of children are unlikely to go back to school until September, an Outdoor Learning Day at Eastnor visiting a real-life castle might be a welcome change of scenery! We hope to see you soon, don’t forget tickets are limited and must be pre-booked online! Adults: £5.00 Children (3–15yrs): £2.50 *Opening is still on a Limited Grounds Only basis – full information available on our website, please read before purchasing tickets. 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 […]
Portland House is a spacious Grade 11 listed Georgian House positioned in a village setting within an area of outstanding natural beauty. The house is full of character and charm, on the cusp of three beautiful counties (Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire) and just opposite Symonds Yat at the edge of the Forest of Dean. There are rural views from most of the seven bedrooms. There is also a room downstairs which, with prior arrangement, can be made into another bedroom for those with accessibility challenges with a well-appointed bathroom next door. Portland House is ideal for large group gatherings and celebrations including Hen and Stag parties, family get-togethers and with plenty of areas to break away into and make felxible use of the rooms. The Kitchen has good range of cooking facilities with an aga, eye level double electric ovens and grill, a hob with both gas and electric rings. Plus two microwaves, one of which is convection oven and grill. Fridge/freezer and cupboards containing utensils, equipment, and china sufficient for catering for 20 people. The utility room contains a dishwasher, and the userful boot room has a washing machine and tumble dryer. With both rooms leading from outdoors these […]
Burton Court – For guests seeking a relaxed setting for weekend getaways, change of scenery, sports and cultural events or for family occasions. You need look no further than this historic family residence nestled in stunning rural north Herefordshire. Arrive through large gates and up a sweeping drive to a magnificent Mansion where you will receive a welcoming, homely feel as a guest, overlaid with an unmistakable historic grandeur. Admire the fine cantilevered staircase as you ascend to one of the fabulous comfortable bedroom suites. With wonderful high ceilings and spacious bathrooms, the luxurious bedrooms provide far reaching views over the surrounding parkland and to the Herefordshire and Welsh hills beyond. Both bedrooms boast views of Hay bluff. The accommodation is spacious, exclusive and quiet whilst having an undertone of Regency elegance. Fabulous crisp white linen, waffle dressing gowns and lovely toiletries are on hand and if you need to keep up with the pace of modern life, the rooms also have large freeview televisions, integrated radios with docking station in the bathrooms and wifi access throughout. Accessible to Leominster town and the area’s award winning dining venues, there is always somewhere to go and something to see from this […]
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.
Inspiring staff will encourage you to explore and be creative Hereford College of Arts is a specialist arts college. Based in the compact historic city of Hereford, in the midst of exceptional landscape, this dynamic creative community offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, college-level courses and a rich, varied short course programme. Whether you join as a practising artist, a keen amateur or a complete beginner, you’ll benefit from expert tuition. Inspiring staff will encourage you to explore and be creative, developing your skills and building on your own individual talents. HCA provides day workshops, short courses, and evening talks to inspire your creativity. Our short course program covers everything from design crafts to floristry and gardens, business workshops to computer graphics, and fine art to video and photography. Students enjoy exceptional technical facilities with well-equipped studios for photography, drawing and painting, music, plus a performing arts theatre and specialist workshops in textiles, ceramics, 3D Fabrication, print and small metals. So whether you feel most inspired with a paint brush, camera, yarn, or pliers in-hand, you’ll be all set to create. Or the digital media suites offer limitless high-tech possibilities for graphic design, illustration, animation and film-making. At Hereford College of […]
UPDATE: Course open to members and visitors with social distancing measures. Designated as Herefordshire’s #1 golf course and listed among England’s Top 100 Golf Courses Kington Golf Club is blessed with a most incredible location, right in the heart of National Trust land, perched high up on Bradnor Hill in north east Herefordshire, it enjoys spectacular views both from the course and clubhouse. Only a short distance from the pretty market town of Kington, this award-winning golf course welcomes non-members too, so it is perfect for visitors to the area to pay-as-you-play and enjoy the comfortable clubhouse and its dining, lounge and bar areas, with the wonderful elevated terrace. Considered to be one of the finest, natural inland links courses in the country, Kington Golf Club is very attractive to golf Societies looking for somewhere new and unique to play, especially as the greens are open 12 months of the year. With a warm welcome to all ages, and encouraging the next generation to engage in the enjoyment of golf (who knows where the next Tiger Woods may come from?) Kington Golf Club is also available for private functions and celebrations, and for the casual passer-by to enjoy the facilities simply for […]
The Cart Shed is a charity based in North that offers opportunities to try something new and improve well-being; to find friendships, a sense of belonging and a place of calm, in a supportive, caring environment. The woodlands base lend themselves to enabling individuals to overcome and accept episodes in their lives they find difficult to live with; such as a result of the loss of a partner or close friend, difficult working conditions, or poor health. The Cart Shed work with individuals from all backgrounds, lifting labels and minimizing stigma. There are no walls, badged health professionals or waiting rooms, just the peace of the woodland. It is about enjoying being outdoors; making a fire and sitting quietly by it, chatting with other participants, enjoying the sounds of the birds, the wind, the smells of the blue bells in spring, the wet leaves in autumn, cutting hazel and making beautiful things. Learning new skills at any age gives each of us a sense of achievement. It does not matter if you are a highly successful businessman, or someone who has struggled to cope with the pressures of life, weather you have had a career break or have yet to decide […]
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.
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
Old Chapel Gallery’s new Winter / Christmas Exhibition is called ‘A Years Turning’ and opens on Saturday November 7 2020. Showcasing an exciting new collection of hand made British Contemporary Arts and Crafts, including original paintings and prints, ceramics, glass, jewellery, lighting, textiles, sculpture, candles and cards ….something for everyone and featuring artists Linda Edwards, Hannah Willow, Rachel Wright, Suzi Thompson, Kathryn O’Kell, Tamsin Abbott plus much more! This selling exhibition will be online from Nov 7 and will continue into the New Year. The gallery is open from Wednesday to Saturday 11am to 4.30pm w: oldchapelgallery.co.uk
Start your festive season in true historical style as Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre brings all its Medieval magic and your Fayre favourites – online! Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre has been delighting visitors for more than 20 years – and 2020 will be no exception. For the last 21 years this hugely popular annual event has transformed the stunning setting of Ludlow Castle into an immersive medieval spectacle, catering for all ages with a full programme packed with entertainment and more than 100 stalls selling seasonal wares, food and drink, crafts, historical goods and more. In a departure from their usual commitment to keeping things Medieval, all you need this year is an internet connection! This year the event will go virtual, with a series of Fayre favourites being shown on the website along with ticketed interactive workshops which will have limited places – so don’t miss out! As an established family favourite, rated in the top 5 on the TripAdvisor “things to do in Ludlow” list, we hope all those who flock to join us each November will view the digital show for 2020 and get behind an appeal to donate to help the independent business-backed show to go on […]
Eastnor Castle grounds will be open for visitors on Saturdays and Sundays until the end of November to allow the opportunity for a lovely Autumnal walk, with glorious views and lots of fresh Herefordshire air! In line with Government guidance there will be strict terms for visiting, please ensure you read the Covid-19 safety statement before booking. Tickets are limited and only available online. Dates of opening are: Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th November Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd November Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th November 9.30am until 3.30pm (last admission 2.30pm) Children: £4.50 (aged 3-15 years) Adults: £7.50 (aged 16 and over) Family: £23.00 (2 adults & 2 children) TICKETS ARE FOR THE GROUNDS ONLY (the castle will be closed to visitors on these dates) TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND CAN ONLY BE BOOKED ONLINE | NO GATE TICKETS AVAILABLE W: eastnorcastle.com/november-opening