Herefordshire Holidays Links
Hay-on-Wye Book Festival, Herefordshire
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Visitor Attractions in Herefordshire
Here are some websites that you may find of interest or that might assist you in planning your self-catering cottage holiday in Herefordshire.
- Eastnor Castle, Ledbury
Eastnor Castle is a fairytale Georgian castle, dramatically situated in the foothills of the Malverns. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surrounded by a deer park, a mature arboretum and lake, Eastnor Castle boasts beautifully restored interiors containing medieval armour, tapestries and Italian furniture and fine art. Eastnor also offers a tearoom, shop, an adventure playground with a Burma Bridge treetop walkway and turret slide, maze, childrens fun sheets, junior assault course and a wide variety of public events to suit all ages and tastes.
- Hampton Court Castle and Gardens
The wonderful 15th century Hampton Court Castle and its award-winning gardens are located at Hope-under-Dinmore between Hereford and Leominster. The castle is surrounded by 1,000 acres of stunning parkland, pasture and woodlands with the River Lugg running alongside. There is also a shop and café.
- Hereford Cathedral
A cathedral dedicated to the martyred King Ethelbert has stood on this site since Saxon times and is home to a community which has worshipped and worked together here continuously for well over 1,200 years. Today, Hereford Cathedral contains some of the finest examples of architectural excellence from Norman times. The award-winning Mappa Mundi and Chained Library Exhibition is famous for housing a spectacular medieval map of the world. There is also a shop and café.
- The Cider Museum, Hereford
Visit Herefords Cider Museum and explore the story of traditional cider making how the apples were milled and pressed and how the resulting juice was fermented to produce cider. A tour of the museum reveals the history of cider making and visitors have the opportunity of walking through original champagne cider cellars and viewing a coopers workshop, vat house and cider making memorabilia.
- The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Hereford
The Courtyard is Herefordshires Centre for the Arts and the leading arts provider in the county, presenting a diverse programme of theatre, music, dance, comedy, film and visual arts. It provides a 436-seat main house, a 120-seat studio theatre, a gallery and an award-winning café bar.
- Visit Herefordshire
This is the official tourism website for visitors to Herefordshire and the Wye Valley. It covers food and drink, things to do and what's on.