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.
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.