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 cathedral (12C-14C) was largely financed by donations from pilgrims who came to see the tomb of St Thomas Cantilupe (bishop from 1275-1282). His tomb, without the effigy, stands in the left arm of the transept, where you will see Stanbury Chapel,..
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,..
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..
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 Road GB - Hereford HR2 7BP
Standing in 3.3 acres of landscape gardens just 1 mile from the historic Cathedral City of Hereford. the hotel provides a beautiful and peaceful haven for rest, relaxation and business. Yet step outside and you'll find that the hotel is convenientl..
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..