Local Area

In Herefordshire, you’ll discover breathtaking views, wonderful walks, intriguing history, charming market towns, quaint pubs and a host of outdoor activities to try... from horse riding to kayaking to zip wires. Whatever you enjoy doing, Herefordshire has something for you. Here are some of our favourite things to do…

Grendon Court Barn location
Canoeing in Herefordshire

Visit the Local Market Towns

Ross-on-Wye is a charming market town overlooking the River Wye and close to the Forest of Dean, while Ledbury also has a number of mediaeval buildings and lies close to the Malvern Hills. Hereford itself is a cathedral city situated on the River Wye and is home to the 13th century Mappa Mundi.

Play a Round of Golf

"Excellent"... Both the South Herefordshire and the Ross Golf Club welcome visitors, but tee times need to be booked in advance.

Ross Golf Club in Herefordshire
Things to do in Herefordshire

Follow the Black and White Village Trail

Herefordshire is famed for its beautiful historic villages, characterised by their timbered buildings, often dating back to Medieval times. The 40-mile black and white village trail, north of Hereford, leads you through the most spectacular of them - including Eardisland and Lyonshall.

Explore the Wye Valley

Canoe, kayak or cycle from Symonds Yat as you take in the beauty of the River Wye.

Symonds Yat Rock Grendon Court
Activities near Grendon Court Go Ape near Grendon Court Wedding Barn

Discover the Local Breweries & Distilleries

Herefordshire is dotted with craft distilleries, breweries and cider producers. Tour the now-famous Chase Distillery, visit Westons Cider Mill and sample the array of local beers and ales at the Wye Valley Brewery.

Go Ape

The Forest of Dean offers a range of activities from your very own treetop adventure to mountain biking or the steam train.