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Hereford Indie Food is Back and Bigger than Ever!

Hereford Indie Food Festival (HIF) IS BACK for 2024 and bigger than ever! Headline performances this year from renowned international artists. […] Read more

Explore & Visit Herefordshire

Visit some amazing Shows and Festivals, indulge in award-winning dining, unique stays and amazing places and activities to experience.

Whether you are planning a day trip, short break or a summer holiday, for family, a group of friends or a romantic minimoon for two, it’s all here.

The region’s outstanding areas of natural beauty and incredibly beautiful landscapes and countryside are spectacular, making Herefordshire perfect for walkers, cyclists and canoeists along our famous River Wye.

Above all, Herefordshire is a place to relax, slow down, disconnect from life’s stresses and reconnect with the people and things you love.

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TV Favourites Head to the Three Counties Food and Drink Festival 2024

The Three Counties Food and Drink Festival has announced that TV chef Phil Vickery, Bake Off Winner Matty Edgell and […] Read more



Let’s celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Herefordshire and its fascinating museums and art galleries. Brilliant for family days out, […] Read more

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Top 20 Things To Do in Herefordshire

We’re never short of things to do in Herefordshire. From historical trails to vibrant experiences, City fun or rural adventures, […] Read more

What’s on

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. View all events

Hay on Wye 30th Anniversary Festival
23May 24

Hay Festival

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Hay Festival is the literary highlight of the UK’s cultural calendar, bringing together the greatest writers,…
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25May 24

Malvern Walking Festival

Malvern Walking Festival is 9 days of themed walks on and around the Malvern Hills. There…
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28May 24

Everlasting dried flower crown workshop 

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Everlasting dried flower crown workshop with Lisa from Down by the River at Hay Castle. Join…
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28May 24

Ludlow Castle Trail

This half term explore the ruins of Ludlow Castle and follow the Educating Arthur fun trail.…
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Eat & Drink

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.

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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.

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Things to do

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.

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Welcome to Herefordshire

Famous for our Hereford Cattle, which puts Herefordshire on the map all over the world for their tender flavoursome meat, and wonderful cider still using traditional production methods as well as being home to big iconic companies, the county also offers a plethora of artisan products and crafts. From bread to rapeseed oils, honeys and preserves, crisps (Tyrrells originate here) and an abundance of beverages including British Cassis, Westons Cider, Chase Gin & Vodka, food and farming is the lifeblood of the county.

Herefordshire’s incredibly beautiful landscape and countryside is crammed with galleries and studios to visit, a wealth of stunning gardens, country houses and castles. With properties dating to the Doomsday Book, history and traditions are celebrated vigorously by locals and visitors alike and Hereford Cathedral is home to unique world treasures such as the Mappa Mundi and the Chained Library.

There are festivals for everything; food, flying, scarecrows, speed, music, art, and you simply MUST experience a Wassail! Herefordshire is full of hidden treasures waiting for you to explore them and you’ll find them on this website.

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Did you know…

  • The River Wye is the 5th longest river in the UK
  • The distinctive Hereford Cattle originated here to become the world’s No1 beef breed and are now reared in over 120 countries.
  • Hereford Cathedral is home to several unique world treasures; The Mappa Mundi (One of the oldest surviving maps of the world circa 1300), the Magna Carta 1217 (considered the foundation of English common law) and The Chained Library (the largest surviving chained library in the world).
  • Bulmers Cider originated here and is still the largest cider-making factory in the world.