Ledbury - A picturesque market town situated on the east of Hereford. Ledbury has a wealth of fine timber framed buildings, the most notable is the 17th C Market House which dominates the main street. The town is the birthplace of John Masefield, Poet Laureate who once described it as a 'little town of ancient grace'.
Hereford -Hereford dates back to the Dark Ages and has played an important part in history. The Cathedral dates back to Norman times & contains the Mappa Mundi & Chained Library exhibitions.
Gloucester - The glory of the City of Gloucester is its Catheredral, one of the most beautiful buildings in Britain. The dock area has been carefully restored and converted to shops, restaurants, there is a large antique centre and it is also the home to the National Waterways Museum.
Worcester - The Cathedral in Worcester has dominated the City for 900 years and contains King John's tomb. The City is also the home of Royal Worcester Porcelain where visitors can take guided tours of the working factory.
Malvern - Pure spring water from the Hills turned Malvern into a spa town in the Victorian times. Great Malvern is a place of steep streets and Georgian & Victorian buildings.
Ross on Wye - The town stands high on a sandstone cliff overlooking a large loop in the River Wye. The riverside setting of Ross is a venue to many events including the Ross on Wye Regatta and 100 mile raft race.
Leominster - Leominster lies in the heart of the Marches, the beautiful borderlands between England and Wales. The history of the town can be seen today with its medieval and Tudor characteristics, narrow streets and timber buildings.
Bromyard - A market town situated on the north east boundary of Herefordshire. The town is home to the 'year of the hop' exhibition which explains some of the processes involved in growing hops.
Kington - This historic market town stands on the English/Welsh border and although on the weatern side of the Offa's Dyke path, it has been an English town for over a thousand years.
Hay on Wye - Hay, which stands high above the southern bank of the River Wye, is famous for its numerous second hand/antique book shops and annual Festival of Literature & Arts.
Ludlow - In Tudor times the border town of Ludlow was the capital of the Welsh Marches. It was guarded by the massive red-stone fortress which still stands on high ground overlooking the River Teme.
Hellens, Much Marcle - 01531 660 504
Hampton Court Gardens & House, Leominster - 01568 797 777
Westonbury Mill Water Gardens, Pembridge - 01544 38 8650
How Caple Court Gardens, How Caple - 01989 740 611
Hergest Croft Gardens, Kington - 01544 230 160
Spetchley Park Gardens, Worcester - 01453 810 303
The Judge's Lodging, Presteigne - 01544 260 650
National Trust Properties - Berrington Hall, Brockhampton Estates, Croft Castle, Weir Gardens, Croome Park, Hanbury Hall
Surrounding Countryside - Malvern Hills, Symonds Yat, Royal Forest of Dean, Offa's Dyke, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons.
Eastnor Castle, Ledbury - 01531 633 160
Goodrich Castle, Ross on Wye - 01600 890 538
Raglan Castle, Usk - 01291 690 228
Ludlow Castle, Ludlow - 01584 874 465
Wigmore Castle, 0870 3331181
Old Grammar School & Butchers Row, Ledbury
Elgar's Birthplace Museum, Malvern - 01905 333 224
Waterworks Museum, Hereford - 01432 357 236
Cider Museum, Hereford - 01432 354 207
Gloucester Waterways Museum, Gloucester - 01452 318 200
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Walking - Herefordshire Walking Festival 13 - 21 June - 01432 268430
Fishing - Mill Pond, Little Tarrington - 01432 890243
Cycling - Ledbury Cycle Hire - 01531 635024
Canoeing - Hereford Canoe Hire - 01432 873020
Ballooning - Virgin Balloon Rides, Eastnor Castle - 0844 844 8080
Swimming - Public Swimming Baths in Ledbury, Hereford and Malvern
Horse Riding - Putley Riding School - 01531 670256
Go Karting - Herefordshire Raceway - 01544 318334
Mountain Boarding - Court Farm & Leisure - 01432 760271
Glazydayz Ceramic Cafe, Ledbury
National Birds of Prey Centre, Newent
27 February - 15 March - Borderlines Film Festival
28 - 29 March - Dymock annual Spring Fayre & Daffodil weekend
30 April - 1 May - Big Apple Blossomtime
7 - 10 May - Malvern Spring Gardening Show
21 - 31 May - Hay Festival
10 June - Yarkhill Field to Fork Festival
12 - 14 June - Royal Three Counties Show
13 - 21 June - Herefordshire Walking Festival
1 July - Hereford Food Festival
3 - 12 July - Ledbury Poetry Festival
22 - 23 July - Much Marcle Steam Rally
25 July – 1 August - 300th Anniversary Three Choirs Festival
6 August - Herefordshire County Fair
19 August - NestFest
26 - 28 August - Hereford Indie Food Festival
12 - 20 September - h.Art Week
26 - 27 September - Malvern Autumn Show
11 - 12 October - Big Apple Harvest Time
18 - 19 October - Cider Making Festival