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Read on to discover some of the attractions you can enjoy whilst staying at one of our Herefordshire cottages. This is one of England's most rural counties - to the west are striking views of the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons, on the east it is bounded by the Malvern Hills and to the south is the scenic Wye Valley.
The bulk of the county comprises a patchwork of fields, meadows and small woodlands - a natural tapestry through which water, bridleways, footpaths, country lanes and ancient hedgerows thread their way. This can be seen to best advantage in the wonderfully named Golden Valley, a walker's paradise.
No holiday in Herefordshire cottages would be complete without experiencing the taste of cider. Cider making has shaped the local landscape and orchards feature aplenty. These are a delight to behold in all seasons, offering spring blossom, summer shade, the autumn apple harvest and festoons of mistletoe in winter. From our selection of holiday cottages Herefordshire and its cider route can be explored. In the county town of Hereford's cathedral a celebrated treasure - the Mappa Mundi - is well worth a detour. This map of the world, dating from 1290, depicts in biblical terms the extent of man's global knowledge at that time and is skilfully interpreted and displayed. ... Read More »