Herefordshire is a beautiful county with something for everyone. Dedicated foodies enthuse over the rich and varied food scene, while the rapids and rock faces of the River Wye are popular with adrenaline-seekers. There are celebrations and festivals throughout the year, and the county is steeped in history and rich cultural traditions. Accommodation options cover the whole spectrum, from family-run B&Bs to big chain hotels, with everything in between.
Where is Herefordshire?
Herefordshire is in the West Midlands, bordering Wales, and as such, has a history of skirmishes and battles with the Welsh throughout the Middle Ages! There are more than 130 castles in Herefordshire, and all of them have hotel or guesthouse accommodation close by, so you’re always close to both history and some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the UK. Hereford Castle, for example, is over a millennium old, with the town next to it home to some of the best hotels in the county. But wherever you go in and around Herefordshire, you’re guaranteed to find smaller guesthouses and boutique hotels that may be more to your liking for the flexibility they offer.
Days out in Herefordshire
Herefordshire is dotted with picturesque towns and villages and is the perfect destination for family days out. With a vast range of hotels and guesthouses to take your pick from, and attractions scattered evenly across the county, you’re never far from an enjoyable destination. From the market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Leominster to bigger towns like Kington and Hereford city itself, there are so many different places to see, and each has its own great choice of accommodation. Attractions such as the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo and the West Midlands Safari Park have plenty of hotels and guesthouses close by.
Outstanding Natural Beauty in Herefordshire
With its traditional market towns and villages, and beautiful rolling countryside, Herefordshire is packed with interesting spots and idyllic landscapes. The ruins of romantic castles stand silhouetted against the sky as you explore the famous Cider Route, ramble in the Malvern Hills or explore the Wye Valley. Stay overnight at a family-run B&B or small hotel if you want to immerse yourself more thoroughly in this timeless landscape. They have budgets and facilities to suit all tastes, and will help you make the most of your time here.
Business as Usual in Herefordshire
If you’re coming to Hereford on a business trip, its larger towns and cities have all the facilities you’ll need to carry on working while also, hopefully, taking in a spot of sightseeing and some well-deserved chill-out time. The bigger hotels in Hereford have fast broadband and facilities such as meeting and conference rooms with photocopying and presentation equipment, so you can easily and conveniently carry on with work away from the office. Several spa hotels in and around the bigger cities in Herefordshire also offer all the space you need to take things easy, and enjoy a range of different health-related treatments.