If 2019 is the year that you intend to propose to that special person in your life then it’s time for you to discover romantic Herefordshire. A county of mountain walks, valley views, wonderful woodlands, nature trails and fabulous food. There are some beautiful and memorable places that will capture the moment and make Valentine’s Day extra special this year.
GREAT PLACES TO PROPOSE
Imagine the breeze on your faces and the breath-taking vistas of the viewpoint at Queenswood Country Park for your magic moment. Historically a vast ancient oak wood that once stretched to the Welsh borders and beyond, this is a stunning location at any time of year. Its superb viewpoint with panoramic views to the Malvern Hills in the east across to the Black Mountains in the west provides the perfect romantic backdrop. To find out more click here.
The historic and stately National Trust property at Berrington Hall will add pomp and ceremony to proceedings. To make it completely private, how about venturing out onto the beautiful 14 acre boating lake away from all the hustle and bustle. Or pop the question in the unique ‘LOOK!LOOK!LOOK!’ contemporary sculptural pavilion, set at the heart of Capability Brown’s final garden masterpiece. To find out more click here.
If you’re feeling adventurous then why not propose at the top of Hereford Cathedral Tower. With fantastic views across Hereford City as far as the eye can see, you’ll definitely feel on top of the world. Make sure you’ve factored in the 218 steps up the tower first though, we wouldn’t want you to be too exhausted before you even start! To find out more click here.
Where more romantic to propose than in the gardens created of the love story of Sir Roy Strong and his wife Julia Trevelyan Oman. Set in the idyllic countryside of south Herefordshire, The Laskett Gardens is one of the largest private formal gardens to be laid out in England since 1945. Perhaps stand aloft on the Howdah Court viewing platform of this stunning autobiographical garden, bend your knee in the romantic Victoria and Albert Temple, or the pretty Silver Jubilee Garden. There are so many beautiful ‘rooms’ to choose from. To find out more click here.
Surround yourself with nature, wildlife and ancient trees, feel the wind in your hair and look out onto the beautiful river meandering by. Take a romantic walk following the garden paths as they wend their way downhill to the riverside or stop on one of the pretty bridges for a special moment together. To find out more click here.
Take to the open road in a fabulous classic car and create some super engagement memories. Experience the stunning scenery of Herefordshire and the Welsh Marches, the Malvern Hills, Wye Valley or the Cotswolds together in an iconic car. Take a picnic and drive to one of your favourite places and seal the deal. To find out more click here.
How about a romantic countryside retreat, veiled in ancient woodland and surrounded by flower filled meadows. Share that special moment underneath the stars at Raycombe Farm Glamping and enjoy the alfresco dining and incredible views across East Herefordshire as you make plans for an exciting future together. To find out more click here.
The perfect place for a romantic getaway in Herefordshire, these luxury glamping pods are situated in the heart of the Wye Valley in one of the most beautiful parts of the county. Enjoy snuggling up together, partaking in some wonderful walks and devouring some delicious food in the local hostelries. Setting the scene for the most romantic proposal. To find out more click here.
THE FOOD OF LOVE
Looking to organise a special romantic dinner this Valentine’s Day with fabulous food, a wonderful atmosphere and a warm welcome? Then let’s make it easy for you, we’ve listed our Top Ten Pubs and Restaurants in Herefordshire where the food would melt any heart.
Each of the fantastic pubs and restaurants listed are offering a wonderful Valentine’s Day menu, for more information or to book just click on the links below:
The Cottage of Content, Carey
BRINGING THE GLITZ TO EVERY OCCASION
John McKellar has the most beautiful collection of designer, handmade platinum, silver and gold jewellery. Individual pieces that will make a statement and show how much you care. Located on Church Street in Hereford their lovely staff are knowledgeable and take pleasure in finding you that perfect piece.
Happy Valentine’s Day!