Hereford sits right on the River Wye. You can wander among half-timbered houses and stroll along the Wye. Or visit the golden-stone cathedral, with its medieval Mappa Mundi and Chained Library.
Hereford Cathedral is an imposing Gothic style building that lies at the heart of this pretty English county town. The current site has been the centre of worship in Hereford since at least the 8th Century although it is largely acknowledged that the buildings visible today have been in existence since 1107-1158, following the Norman Conquest.
Visit the field to bottle distillery, nestled deep in the wonderful Herefordshire countryside, where our expert tour guides will take you through the secrets and skills that go into making our award-winning range of gin and vodka. You’ll discover first-hand the traditional methods of mashing, fermenting and distilling of our field to bottle spirits, which all takes place right here on the Herefordshire family farm.
Berrington has many secrets to uncover, here in one of Henry Holland’s first houses; you can explore the family rooms and walk in the servants’ footsteps down the back stairs, moving around the house unseen by the family and guests.
Hereford Cathedral is home to the Hereford Mappa Mundi, one of the world’s unique medieval treasures. the map is constructed on a single sheet of vellum (calf skin). Scholars believe it was made around the year 1300 and shows the history, geography and destiny of humanity as it was understood in Christian Europe in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries.
Visit this museum and learn about the history of cidermaking. Discover how apples were harvested, milled, pressed and the juice fermented to produce cider. Walk through the fascinating champagne cider cellars and find out how two 19th century brothers created the Bulmers Empire. Visits include a free sample of cider in the gift shop. There is a tea room and free parking.
Herefordshire’s only working museum offers visitors more than you can imagine. Engines, pumps and turbines plus an exciting water park and an exhibition focused on Hereford in WW2. Wholly run by Volunteers, the Museum is open every Tuesday (11am-4pm) + some Sundays and Bank Holidays.