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Herefordshire Markets

Herefordshire Markets

Local markets

Herefordshire Towns and City host weekly street markets all year round, offering local products to suit everyone’s lifestyle and budget. Farmers markets, retail stalls, produce from local artisan food and drink producers, arts and crafts fayres, antique and collectable fairs, plant markets, Christmas markets and the list goes on. For all the information on market days in the Market towns and in Hereford, visit the Herefordshire Council website.

Hereford City

General market stalls in Hereford High town on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, selling local produce and crafts.

Special markets are held on a Thursday and the first Saturday in each month. Follow their Twitter page for updates.

Hay on Wye

Trading for over 700 years, Hay Market Day is a vibrant local market held in the centre of Hay-on-Wye every Thursday.

With forty independent traders bringing the best in local and seasonal produce, fresh fish, meat and game, artisan bread and cakes, local arts and crafts, homewares and gifts, antiques and vintage, plants and more!

Held every Thursday year-round, 9am-2.30pm, in Memorial Square, Cheese Market, Buttermarket and around the Clock Tower


Every Friday from 9am – 1pm, showcasing locally produced foods, crafts, and other local initiatives.

Usually on the 3rd Saturday of the month from April to December, specialising in high quality Arts, Crafts and Eclectic items.


The historical Abergavenny Market is in the heart of the town and is always bustling with locals and visitors. The hall is famed for its decorations lovingly handcrafted by Peak in Crickhowell for the Abergavenny Food Festival.

General Market, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9am – 5pm.

Craft Fair, Every second Saturday of every month.

Antiques Fair, Held every third Sunday of the month from 9am – 4pm.

Artisan Market, Expect a wide range of locally sourced produce and art on the fourth Thursday of every month from 9am – 2.30pm.


Monmouth Bridge Market – open Friday and Saturday (Monnow Street, Monmouth, NP25 3EQ)

Monmouth Shire Hall Market – open Friday and Saturday (Agincourt Square, Monmouth, NP25 3DY)


Leominster Market takes place every Friday in Corn Square. (Currently trading from Etnam Street Car Park while its usual Corn Square location is undergoing repairs.)

The Charter Market on a Friday morning consists of a range of stalls each week. A wide range of stalls are available each week, including fruit and veg, fresh fish, flowers and plants, bread, cheese, meat and pies, clothing, pet supplies and home wears.

Leominster Farmers Market takes place on the second Saturday of each month with regular stall holders including plethora of edible delights


Ludlow has held street markets since the twelfth century. A traditional open-air market, takes place in the town square (Castle Street) every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout the year.

More than forty stalls selling a range of goods including fresh produce, cheeses, books and a selection of local crafts.

In addition to the regular market, most Sundays see the market stalls being used either as a flea market (usually fortnightly), or for various specialist themes, such as books, gardens or crafts.


Ledbury Market charter was issued by King Stephen to Bishop Robert de Bethune in 1138 and in 1584 Queen Elizabeth granted a new charter, allowing a weekly market on Tuesday and two fairs, on the feasts of St. Philip and James (1 May) and St. Barnabas (11 June).

Today the market is held on a Tuesday and Saturday weekly where traders sell their wares of plants, rugs, eggs, cheese, fish, bread, clothes, hardware, paintings and pictures, vegetables, etc.

Ross On Wye

The Charter for this historic market was granted by King Stephen in the 12th Century. Ross Market can be found under and around the Market House, an ancient monument and visitor attraction in its own right, in the centre of the town.

Ross-on-Wye Town Council run the twice weekly markets which are held every Thursday and Saturday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. On Thursday’s shoppers will find a mix of stalls including flowers & plants, fruit & veg, fish and clothing while on Saturdays, the market specialises in local crafts and foods, with a variety of goods for sale.

Look out for speciality markets such as Christmas Markets here.

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