The Steppes offers a taste of history and the countryside within easy reach of Hereford.
Located in Herefordshire, just sixteen miles from the Welsh border, Hereford is a great base for exploring the Marches and the Wye Valley. There is much to see and do in the area, from historic sights, to arts, crafts and a day at the races. Book your Hereford b and b now and discover it all during a wonderful weekend break.
Magnificent Hereford Cathedral dates back to the 11th century. A fine example of Norman architecture, it has beautiful stained glass windows. There is a wealth of beautiful architecture to admire in Hereford. The Old House Museum, in the centre of town, is set in a traditional black and white timber framed house. Hereford Museum and Art Gallery is located in a gothic Victorian building, and houses a collection of fine and decorative art from the local area. The art gallery's regular exhibitions are certainly worth pondering if you're staying at a bed and breakfast in Hereford.
If you'd like to be able to explore the Berrington Hall National Trust Property from your B&B Hereford is a good base. Berrington Hall was one of Henry Holland's first houses and visitors can tour the house from the pointof view of its inhabitants and their servants. The hall features fine displays of period furniture, costumes and art, as well as stunning gardens and parklands for the kids to run around in.
For outdoor enthusiasts in search of a cheap country bed and breakfast Hereford is ideal. Hire a canoe for the day and paddle down the River Wye or enjoy a sweeping walk on one of the many Herefordshire trails that are in the vicinity. For a walk with a difference, embark on one of Treasure Trails, which leads you through local countryside and villages, solving clues along the way. Set off from your B&B in Hereford and head to the Marches, which is the border area between England and Wales. Filled with woodland sites where you can follow walking and cycling trails or even tour around on horse back, it makes a lovely day out, especially if the sun is shining.
Adults can get glammed up for a day at the races at the Hereford Race Course. If you're a cider drinker, you're bound to be interested in a visit to the Hereford Cider Museum, where you can learn more about the cider making process with an insightful tour. The Courtyard Centre for the Arts offers a great evening entertainment programme, with frequent professional performances, exhibitions and comedy evenings filling their yearly calendar. For a romantic getaway, a family holiday or an active break, Hereford will not diappoint.