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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.

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Tourist attractions Hereford : Things to see and do

  • Hereford Cathedral Recommended Recommended

    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,..

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  • 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..

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  • Old House Interesting

    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,..

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Hotels Hereford

  • The Merton Hotel

    28 Commercial Road GB - Hereford HR1 2BD

    Prix Prices from : 62 £

    The Merton Hotel is in the centre of Hereford, a 5-minute walk from Hereford Train Station. The Merton offers rooms with TVs and a restaurant serving international and traditional food. The rooms at the family-run Merton feature bathrooms with haird..

  • Castle House Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Castle House Hotel, Castle Street GB - Hereford HR1 2NW

    Prix Prices from : 110 £

    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..

  • The Priory Hotel

    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..

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Restaurants Hereford

  • Castle House Comfortable restaurant 

    Castle St GB - Hereford HR1 2NW

    This elegant restaurant looks out over the hotel gardens and across the old moat of Hereford Castle. Classic dishes are reinvented in a modern manner and ingredients from Herefordshire feature highly. Menus offer plenty of choice.

  • Toi et Moi Quite comfortable and pleasant restaurant 

    Holling Grange GB - Abbey Dore HR2 0JJ

    It's not just the views that set this charming little hillside restaurant apart. The spacious, Scandinavian lodge style building is simply but stylishly furnished; the atmosphere is delightfully relaxed; and the monthly French menu is refreshingly ho..

  • Butchers Arms Traditional pubs serving food 

    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..

  • Butchers Arms Traditional pubs serving food 

    GB - Woolhope HR1 4RF

    Unfussy, classical cooking, with game in season, plenty of offal, tasty home-baked bread and hearty, reasonably priced dishes. The décor is traditional too, with a welcoming log fire, wattle walls and low-slung beams.

  • Kilpeck Inn Traditional pubs serving food 

    GB - Kilpeck HR2 9DN

    A popular pub which narrowly escaped being turned into private housing thanks to the villagers' valiantly fought 'Save Our Pub' campaign. Its spacious interior and bedrooms are smart, modern and characterful, with impressive green credentials. Menus ..

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