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.
Y Pass Fish & Chip Shop is a traditional fish and chips takeaway and eat in cafe, tucked up a secret alley in the bustling market town of Ledbury and has been a chip shop since the 1960’s. They offer a wide range of fish such as Cod, Haddock, Hake and Pollock. They make their own fishcakes which have proved very popular. Also on offer is a varied vegetarian menu and they recently have developed their own vegan range such as vegan style fish and chips and vegan burgers all of which are made in house. Responding to customer’s requests Y-Pass have now included a gluten free options to their menu, pre-ordering is recommended. The fish is usually cooked to order meaning that it stays fresh, customers have commented that the batter is nice and light and the chips taste great. There is a seating area in the shop and additional seating in a small building adjacent to the building. Builders Breakfasts are a recent addition to the menu, after talking with customers it became clear that a good old-fashioned fry up was missing in Ledbury. Breakfasts are available 6 days a week 11.00 – 2pm Monday to Friday and […]
Two bakers. One professional, one novice. Brought together through a passion for Real Bread and a mission to share it with the local community. Peter Cook was Head Baker at Price & Sons in Ludlow for over 20 years, winning Best Speciality Loaf at the Baking Industry Awards and many other top industry awards. Shona Kelly, a former marketer in London, swapped the city for the country and an office for a bakery. A home-baker turned pro, learning on the job as she went. They opened their doors in March 2014 and have since won several Awards, including the top prize at the World Bread Awards and Best Food Producer at the Visit Herefordshire Awards for Excellence for the past two years. You’ll find no added nonsense in their loaves. Just four ingredients – organic flour, water, yeast (mostly wild) and sea salt. Flavour is developed naturally, with each loaf made slowly by hand over two-three days. This long fermentation provides you with a hearty, nutritious loaf that is easy to digest. Their best-selling ‘Ledbury Loaf’ is three days in the making and makes great toast for up to a week. You’ll find their bread and pastries on the shelves […]
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 …
Glamping at Home Farm Dulas is exclusive! This is a unique glamping experience for families or couples (sleeps up to 4). Enjoy the beautiful woodland yurt set in the most peaceful location in a secluded riverside setting. The whole site to yourself (no other campers) with surrounding fields of farmland and The Golden Valley pastureland. This stunning traditional yurt is set by the river with log seating & large fire-pit. It boasts incredible sunsets. Get closer to nature with many amazing walks with The Black Mountains nearby, and animals to meet on the farm. There are fun swings by the old oak tree. Drift to sleep as the river babbles and wake to the sound of birdsong. Inside the wonderfully large yurt there is a wood framed double bed, and two single beds, simple kitchenette, and seating area. Outside is the authentic fire-pit which you can make a brew and cook from. An eco loo is on the site. A smart shower room & loo, and large kitchen area with oven & electric points is in the barn 100m from the yurt. In the lively local village of Ewyas Harold there is a superb local shop with everything, butchers, pubs […]
UPDATE: Open from Saturday July 4th 2020. This is for Seasonal Customers, as well as Touring & Camping customers & Guests in their Hobbit Houses and Pods. Government Guidance has allowed the opening of all facilities at Townsend. Provisions have been put in place to make the park a “Covid Safe” Environment Accredited by Visit Britain and are following guidelines issued by both the Government & Environmental Health. Townsend Touring and Camping Park is located in the rolling landscape of North Herefordshire, on the edge of the charming Black and White Village of Pembridge. This outstanding five star graded park is fully serviced with a spacious twelve-acre pitch touring and camping park, luxurious heated facilities block, fishing lake, picnic area, bike track, farm shop, children’s play area, games lounge and Glamping Pods and Custom Built Earth Sheltered Lodges The Earth Sheltered Lodges comprise of Mole Manor (Sleeps 5), Badgers Court and Toad Hall (each sleeping 2 to 9 people). Mole Manor is a compact cosy lodge complete with shower and toilet, triple bunk bed, sofa bed, kitchenette, sheltered porch with BBQ and fire pit. Badgers Court and Toad Hall comprise of fully fitted kitchen with cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, dining room, bar, […]
UPDATE: Open for Caravan Sales by appointment only and sites open pending government guidelines from 4 July 2020. Escape, Relax, Enjoy at Arrow Bank Holiday Park Arrow Bank Holiday Park is a static caravan holiday home and touring park in Herefordshire. Arrow Bank at Eardisland, is set alongside the River Arrow in a picture postcard black and white village. This 5 star standard holiday park offers a welcoming retreat to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Camping is also available at Arrow Bank with just under 50 pitches and excellent facilities including hot showers, laundry and fishing is available on the river arrow adjacent to the park. WI-FI available Local pub and tea rooms In the heart of the Black & White trail Dog Friendly Part of The Best Parks Group
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.
UPDATE: Open from July 1st with social distancing measures in place. Mike Gell Jewellery shop is situated in Hereford’s historic town centre, showcasing over seventy designer-makers. The focus is on supporting British makers who excel in high quality design and craftsmanship. Mike Gell Contemporary British Jewellery has been in East Street, Hereford for nearly 30 years. In that time he has had a number of different premises each one being slightly bigger than the previous. We have been in our current premises for 8 years. It is a lovely light and airy gallery with plenty of space to display the work and for customers to browse. With a vast array of styles to choose from, there should be something to suit all tastes and budgets. With four jewellers onsite we are able to work with our customers to create bespoke designs. Work undertaking includes: Remodels of existing jewellery Ring re-sizing Jewellery repairs Pearl and bead re-stringing. You’re welcome to visit the store and discuss your requirements, with no obligation. Open from 10am – 5pm, Monday – Saturday
An award winning shop positioned in the centre of the Hop Pocket shopping village, with the biggest range of local wine, beer and cider in the county. 60 local wines, over 80 real ales and more than 100 ciders and perries. Free wine, cider and perry tasting every day offer samples of gins, whiskies, vodkas and liqueurs so you can be absolutely sure you are happy with the drinks you select. Fantastic gift ideas including whisky, local liquers and damson gin. Wedding bar services available. Website: www.hoppocketwine.co.uk
Home of the Mappa Mundi Hereford Cathedral is built on a place of worship used since Saxon times. It contains some of the finest examples of art and architecture from Norman times to the present day, including the famous Mappa Mundi, the medieval Chained Library and the Hereford Magna Carta. Hereford’s elegantly restored Cathedral Close sits at the heart of our historic city and diocese, with new social spaces, artworks and interpretation for you to enjoy. From Monday 27 July, the Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibition will be reopening for visitors with a brand new exhibition, The Two Thomases. Further details here Mappa Mundi The Mappa Mundi is a unique medieval treasure, recording how scholars interpreted the world over 700 years ago. More than a thousand drawings and inscriptions show cities and towns, Biblical events, plants, animals, birds, strange creatures and monstrous races. The map bears the name of its author ‘Richard of Haldingham or Lafford’ (Holdingham and Sleaford in Lincolnshire). Recent research suggests a date of about 1300 for the creation of the map. Mappa Mundi is drawn on a single sheet of vellum (calf skin) measuring 64″ by 52″ (1.58 x 1.33 metres), tapering towards the […]
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