An idyllic Five Star Gold luxurious rural retreat set amidst tranquil countryside in the Herefordshire village of Stoke Prior. Spend your days relaxing on the large balcony enjoying the fabulous views, walking, cycling, horse riding, exploring the historic towns and pretty villages, or simply relaxing over a long leisurely lunch in one of the local country pubs. With easy access to country houses, Ludlow, Ledbury and the cathedral city of Hereford, there are no end of great days out if you can tear yourself away from this fabulous holiday retreat. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold.
In a peaceful location with a good degree of privacy, this is the perfect place for friends and families to relax and unwind amongst beautiful Herefordshire countryside. Hereford City with its great shops, riverside setting, theatre and eating establishments is just ten minutes away and there is a fantastic gastro-pub nearby (under half an hour on foot). The perfect mix of country living with 5 Star Gold luxury. Tourist board rating: 5 Star.
Fantastic new holiday home with ground floor living (inc bedroom and bathroom) ideally located in a rural location in Herefordshire, providing an ideal retreat for a get together with friends or family. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms and just ten minutes drive from Hereford City with great shopping, restaurants and attractions. Two pubs within less than a half an hour walk (or five minute drive). Tourist board rating: 5 Star.
Oozing character and charm, this stylish 18th Century barn conversion provides a warm welcome at any time of the year. Providing relaxed yet stylish self-catering accommodation, the cottage is perfect for couples (one or two) and families with a quirky shepherds hut that can be rented separately to accommodate an extra two guests. Nestling in the picturesque Golden Valley, The Stable is surrounded by glorious Herefordshire countryside on the English/Welsh border with plenty of attractions for day trips out (including the Book Town of Hay-on-Wye) within easy reach.
Perfect for friends or families, this welcoming self-catering barn provides an excellent base for exploring Central England and its many attractions including the Malvern Hills, Hereford and slightly further afield, Stratford, Warwick and the Cotswolds. Nestling in tranquil Herefordshire countryside, there are plenty of outdoor activities locally to enjoy including walking, cycling, canoeing and fishing the rivers and horse riding.
Sleeping large groups of up to seventeen, this lovely farmhouse nestles peacefully amongst beautiful rolling countryside with lovely views over the Malvern hills. Perfect for holidaying or getting together with friends or family, the cottage sits close to the Herefordshire village of Little Cowarne (with excellent pub) and is an ideal base for exploring the many delights of Hereford and the Malvern Hills.
Peacefully located amidst rolling Herefordshire countryside, this large holiday home is a great place to get away from it all for a celebration, reunion of friends or large family holiday. A great base for exploring Herefordshire and the Malverns.
Nestling amongst beautiful rolling Herefordshire countryside, this lovely barn conversion provides self-catering that is perfect for families or friends who want to explore the many delights of Hereford and the Malvern Hills. Enjoy a taste of country life and outdoor activities, including good fishing, horse riding and canoeing locally. A great base for exploring Central England with Stratford, the Cotswolds and Warwick with its beautiful castle all within easy reach by car.
An 18th Century listed barn conversion providing self-catering packed full of character. Sympathetically designed to offer relaxed accommodation, Cothill Barn sits in the picturesque Golden Valley amongst beautiful rolling Herefordshire countryside on the Welsh borders. Hay-on-Wye and plenty of attractions are just a short drive away.
Combining 21st century modern convenience with Victorian charm and elegance amongst secluded Herefordshire countryside - Five self catering holiday homes providing a chic venue for parties of two to fifty guests. Whether you are looking for a romantic break or want to celebrate a special occasion with friends or family, this is an ideal choice. Tourist board rating: 5 Star.
Offering the chance to live the 'Downton Abbey' lifestyle, this Grade II listed Queen Anne house offers spacious accommodation for large groups of up to eighteen and sits on a seven hundred acre estate amongst beautiful rolling Herefordshire countryside within easy reach of Ludlow and Hay-on-Wye. The perfect venue for spending time or celebrating with friends or family. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A beautifully restored medieval hall peacefully tucked away in the pretty village of Preston on Wye, nine miles from Hereford. The beautifully restored cottage is over 600 years old and offers a unique opportunity for couples and families to enjoy staying in a historic property without forgoing modern comforts. The property is surrounded by acres of serene countryside and is a ten-minute walk from the village’s excellent pub, The Yew Tree Inn. With popular towns like Hay-on-Wye within easy reach and beautiful countryside walks leading from the doorstep, Hacton Cruck is ideal for those who want a relaxing self-catering break in the Welsh Borders.
Full of charm and character, this welcoming self-catering lodge sits in the black and white village of Eardisley amongst Herefordshire's glorious rolling countryside with a choice of two pubs a short walk away. Hay-on-Wye is within easy reach and the area offers wonderful walks, cycling and plenty of peace and tranquility.
A welcoming holiday cottage just for two offering the perfect mix of character features and modern conveniences located next to the village Inn in the lovely Herefordshire village of Eardisley. Near the Welsh border and within easy reach of Hay-on-Wye - a peaceful setting for a relaxing break with plenty of attractions for day trips out.
Beyond the Cotswolds bordering Wales is this beautifully furnished self catering holiday cottage which sits in the pretty Herefordshire hamlet of Pencoyd in the Wye Valley. You'll be spoilt for choice with country pubs and stunning countryside - perfect for walkers, cyclists or simply relaxing! Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Perched at the top of Hergest Croft Gardens, this cabin for two sits just outside the pretty border town of Kington in Herefordshire - an idyllic rural setting, perfect for a peaceful retreat and excellent walking country. Within easy reach of Hay-on-Wye and the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Cosy, self-catering cottage in pretty Herefordshire village of Dorstone in the 'Golden Valley' not far from Hay-on-Wye. Private holiday home managed by the owners - no agency fees. Secluded south facing garden with secure bicycle store. Two minutes walk to excellent pub.
Located in the pretty Herefordshire village of Kingsland (with two pubs serving excellent food), this welcoming holiday retreat for four provides an ideal base for exploring Herefordshire, the Malvern Hills, Shropshire and the Welsh Borders. The attractive market town of Leominster is just three miles away and Ludlow is twelve miles. Wonderful walks and plenty of attractions.
Full of Four Star Gold luxury, character and style, this beautifully presented barn conversion provides accessible dog-friendly self-catering in Staunton on Wye, amidst glorious Herefordshire countryside. The surrounding area offers peace, tranquility and lovely walks, and is an ideal base for exploring Hay-on-Wye, Hereford city, the Wye Valley, Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.
A delightful cottage sitting in an orchard setting with stunning panoramic views over the Black Mountains on a large 700 acre estate within Herefordshire countryside - an ideal retreat to relax or use as a base for exploring the areas many attractions. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Herefordshire has a long and rich history with evidence of its many past occupations all over the area. Initially under Welsh control, you can still see some place names in the Welsh language that have endured since the 7th Century. Before returning to English control, Herefordshire also came under Anglo-Saxon, Danish and Norman control. Accordingly, this fascinating area does not disappoint when it comes to museums, historic houses and heritage sites, such as the 150-year old Waterworks Museum, a feature on the Riverside Walk in the picturesque outskirts of Hereford – a must see for all visitors.
Being a cathedral city, Hereford Cathedral is also a must for the to-do list. Built in the Saxon era, the structure showcases stunning architecture, including the 13th century shrine of St. Thomas of Hereford. For those who are interested in seeing more religious buildings, Herefordshire is also home to Dore Abbey, Belmont Abbey and St. Bartholomew's Church - all set in breath-taking rural scenery.
Of course, you can't visit Herefordshire without sampling some of the finest ciders you will ever taste. There are plenty of cider mill tours, providing fascinating insight into how some of the best ciders are made. The Westons Cider Mill, deep in the Herefordshire countryside between Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye, is a very popular spot to learn about traditional cider making techniques.
The people of Herefordshire are warm, welcoming and highly artistic, as can be seen in the many workshops and studios around the towns and the city. There are also farmers markets held weekly, where you can sample the finest local produce and even get the opportunity to pick your own.
It's not all about dry land in Herefordshire. The River Wye, sitting in the picturesque Wye Valley (AONB) allows for further exploration by water either at a gentle pace with canoes and kayaks for hire, or a more fast-paced one, with the exciting Symonds Yat rapids.
So whether you want to stay on dry land or take to the waterways, Herefordshire offers plenty of options for both. Find out more about Herefordshire and the many reasons to visit, including our dog-friendly guide for pet owners.