Hereford holiday cottages offer easy access to Herefordshire’s tranquil countryside, as well as the option of wandering into Hereford's historic city centre. Hereford lies on the banks of the River Wye, 16 miles east of the Welsh border and 24 miles southwest of Worcester. For centuries, this thriving community has been the Herefordshire’s centre for agriculture and is still home to an important cattle market. As you explore the city centre, you’ll discover independent cafes and delis, serving the freshest produce from the surrounding countryside. Unique shops, cosy pubs and an incredible range of attractions ensure that there’s no shortage of things to do on self-catering holidays in Hereford.
Take a stroll along the banks of the River Wye before visiting some of the city’s stunning historic landmarks. Don’t miss The Old House, a magnificent black and white building in the heart of High Town, which is now a museum about life in the Jacobean era. With its beautiful Medieval map of the world and famous Chained Library, the cathedral is a must-see. Nearby, an excellent museum is housed in a Gothic Victorian building. The Cider Museum is also worth a visit, providing an insight into the history of one of the city’s best-loved exports.
Located directly opposite the Cathedral, 3 Palace Yard is an elegant townhouse in the heart of Hereford. The cottage boasts contemporary chic underscored with a subtle palette and offers a games room, a spacious open-plan design, pleasant views and proximity to the delights of Herefordshire.
Set amongst large gardens in the picturesque West Midlands village of Eardisley, Herefordshire, Green Gables is a spacious 1930s period home perfect for quiet holiday retreats, a child-friendly cottage featuring woodburning stoves, table tennis table, and a sitting room with a view over the garden.
Bolstone Court is a large, tastefully renovated 17th Century Herefordshire farmhouse. This holiday home in Bolstone sleeps 15 in 6 bedrooms in a beautiful rural location just above the scenic River Wye. Its many facilities include a private games room in a converted church.
Lowe Farmhouse is located on a 230 acre farm in the Herefordshire countryside. It's stunningly rural, but not isolated - it's just a ten minute walk to the local village and pub. Sleeps 22 in 10 bedrooms, with ample communal areas, two well equipped kitchens, a large dining room, and games room.
Set among 400 acres of woodland on Westhide Estate is Pool Head Cottage, a stunning rural cottage boasting authentic character and modern elegance. The pet-friendly cottage near Hereford in Herefordshire offers oak beams, traditional fireplaces, superb views, vast grounds and on-site fishing.
Little Owl’s Barn is gorgeous. The romantic converted barn is nestled among apple orchards near Preston in Herefordshire and offers luxurious fittings and exposed beams, plus wonderful views of the surrounding 100 acres of farmland and orchards. Generous grounds and seclusion complete the picture.
Point Cottage is a gorgeous 18th-century stone-built cottage full of rustic charm. The pet-friendly village cottage near Hereford within reach of the highlights of Herefordshire and features a wood burner, exposed wood beams, wall timbers and floors, plus lovely grounds with views.
Hereford is a mecca for the arts, with renowned concerts such as the Three Choirs Festival, Herefordshire Arts Week and live shows at the Courtyard Centre for the Arts. A holiday cottage in Hereford is a great choice if you want to explore the market towns and grand stately homes of Herefordshire. The lovely towns of Ross-on-Wye, Ledbury, Bromyard, Leominster and Kingston are all close enough to make day trips to. Herefordshire’s countryside is a paradise for walking, with mile after mile of unspoiled hills, meadows, woods and rivers, crisscrossed by scenic footpaths.