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Holiday cottages in Herefordshire

SO5215 : Welcome to England and HerefordshireSO2242 : NW boundary of Hay-on-WyeSO7539 : Herefordshire Beacon - British CampSO4959 : Sign at The Hop Pole (Leominster)SO4959 : Bridge Street, (B4361), LeominsterSO4959 : Bridge Inn (Leominster)
Herefordshire is a pretty county typified by small villages, charming market towns and plenty of gently rolling rural scenery. Visitors to the area are nearly always amazed by the variety of experiences which exist in this pleasant piece of border country. As well as being a popular destination for ramblers, the area offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor pursuits ranging from pony trekking and fishing through to rock climbing, cycling and water sports. If you enjoy being in the fresh air surrounded by peaceful vistas, then this part of the world will hold plenty of appeal.

As a predominantly agricultural area, Herefordshire produces a wide range of delicious fresh, local produce which will delight anyone with an interest in fine food and cooking. There are regular markets at local towns such as Leominster and Ledbury, which are a great opportunity to stock up on high-quality ingredients to transform your self-catering experience. Many visitors opt to rent a cottage or small apartment for the duration of their visit, then spend an afternoon or two exploring the nearby area in search of farm shops and roadside stalls selling freshly picked vegetables or local honey.

Culture seekers will be delighted with the range of festivals, events and fairs which form part of the Herefordshire calendar. From the internationally acclaimed Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival to the Wye Valley River Festival, there are plenty of interesting events on offer. Why not rent a cottage whilst your favourite festival is taking place and then stay on for a few days to enjoy more of the attractions this county has to offer? With castles, stately homes, museums and numerous other delights available, there’s enough to keep the most enthusiastic historian happy. With so much to see and do, many people find they come back repeatedly to visit.

SO4959 : Builders' merchants and newsagents, Bridge Street, Leominster

SO3830 : Abbey Dore Railway Station

SO7029 : Former Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal