Things to see and do - Hereford
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Hereford Travel guide
Hereford : Michelin's recommendations
By 676 AD, Hereford was already the seat of a bishopric and a flourishing town that became the capital of Saxon Mercia, with its own mint. Today, the city is the prosperous centre of a rich farming area. Among its many surviving timber-framed houses, the oustanding Old House (dating from 1621) is a fine example of Jacobean domestic architecture.
Tourist attractions Hereford : Things to see and do
5 College Cloisters GB - Hereford HR1 2NG
The pink sandstone building is basically from the 12C. The large tower on the transept cross was added in the 14C. It was largely financed by donations from pilgrims who came to see the tomb of St Thomas Cantilupe (bishop from 1275-1282). His tomb, w..
GB - Kilpeck HR2
The church was built in 1135 and contains some of the best-preserved romanesque style sculptures and ornaments in Britain. The southern portal, with its door and columns, is particularly beautiful. Of the 70 gargoyles sculpted on the cornice, only tw..
High Town GB - Hereford HR1 2AA
This outstanding half-timbered house (1621) is a fine example of domestic architecture from the reign of James I and houses the local history museum. As visitors browse around the shops in the vicinity, there are other half-timbered houses to admire,..
The Priory Hotel, Priory Lane GB - Hereford HR4 7AR
Situated half a mile from Stretton Sugwas, The Priory Hotel boasts landscaped gardens with an outdoor seating area, free Wi-Fi, free parking, a bar and a restaurant. Each room at The Priory Hotel features an en suite bathroom, garden views, a flat-s..
Holmer Road, Holmer GB - Hereford HR4 9RS
Perfectly located, Premier Inn Hereford is close to Hereford Leisure Park and Hereford Race Course, with good access to Hereford Train Station. Hereford city centre is 2.4 km away. Some of the comfortable rooms at Premier Inn can accommodate 2 adult..
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Near Hereford Cathedral, this historical coaching inn dates back to the 16th century. Set in the city centre, The Green Dragon offers free Wi-Fi and limited free parking. The Green Dragon has a cocktail bar and the Garrick Lounge offers drinks, snac..
Castle St GB - Hereford HR1 2NW
GB - Woolhope HR1 4RF
Owned by Stephen Bull, this is an attractive, half-timbered 16C inn, with a pretty garden by a babbling brook and a lively bar with low-slung beams and open fires. Daily changing menu of honest, well-priced, regional dishes; with local lamb and chees..