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Artistraw Cider Wins Breakthrough Cider Maker Award.

Hay on Wye’s natural cidermakers, Tom Tibbits and Lydia Crimp of Artistraw cider have been awarded silver in the nationwide […] Read more

Explore & Visit Herefordshire

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Celebrating a Jubilee Year!

The County’s amazing Shows and Festivals are back in full force, 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.

Welcome to our world.

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AA Awards for The New Inn, St Owen’s Cross

The New Inn, St Owen’s Cross, Hereford is thrilled to have been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for its glorious food […] Read more

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A Royal Celebration of 100 Years of Fabulous Family Show

The Royal Three Counties Show will return to Malvern’s Three Counties Showground from 17 – 19 June 2022 for a […] Read more

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Glorious Gardens of Herefordshire

It has been so wonderful to that the glorious gardens of Herefordshire can be open to give us so much […] 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

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21May 22

The Causeway Wedding Open Day

A chance to see Herefords newest Wedding Venue, dressed to impress. Join us as we showcase…
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21May 22

Vineyard & Wine Tasting Tours at Wythall Estate

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Enjoy a guided tour of Wythall Estate’s Vineyard in Ross On Wye, followed by tutored wine…
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22May 22

Country House Rummage

Barton Court are hosting this unique Country House Rummage with vintage collectable and antique bargains.
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22May 22

Bands in the Park

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Bands in the Park is a series of concerts arranged by Ross on Wye Town council…
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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.