Things to see and do - Hereford
Unmissable tourist sites
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
High Town GB - Hereford
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 Cloisters. Cathedral Close 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..
Pomona Place. Whitecross Road GB - Hereford HR12
Standing in an old cider factory, this museum looks at the production of cider through the years, with its heyday in the 17C, when landowners in the area would take cider away to their London residences. The production stages are shown here, and the ..
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 House Hotel, Castle Street GB - Hereford HR1 2NW
Between the beautiful Malvern Hills and the Welsh border, Castle House is situated in Hereford, 2 minutes’ walk from the cathedral. There is free Wi-Fi throughout, and free parking on site. The elegant Georgian building has a terraced garden leading..
Belmont House, Belmont GB - Hereford HR2 9SA
The Belmont Lodge offers luxurious accommodation just 3 miles from Hereford. It has an 18-hole golf course and river fishing on site, as well as free Wi-Fi and free parking. All rooms at the Belmont Lodge Hotel have views of the golf course and an e..
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..
Castle St GB - Hereford HR1 2NW