Destination guide

Natural splendour in Herefordshire holiday lettings

From foodie delights and historic and literary attractions to rolling countryside and adrenaline-fueled adventure, Herefordshire has an array of activities and interests to suit every type of traveller. Take the time to relax, explore the countryside or take in the local art, poetry and history in Herefordshire near holiday lettings.


Heritage sites near Herefordshire holiday lettings

The long, rich history of Herefordshire is celebrated in many heritage buildings and museums with fascinating artefacts and exhibits. Holiday lettings put you in reach of interesting sights like the Hampton Court Castle, a 15th-century manor house with renovated Victorian walled gardens and a famous maze, and Brockhampton Estate, a farm estate and medieval manor house with open parkland, trails and tours. The Croft Castle and Parkland, an 11th-century castle of the esteemed Croft family with guided tours, and the Hereford Cider Museum, a museum of cider-making with old machinery, glassware, vats and an art gallery within an old cider factory are interesting sites. The Black and White House Museum, a 17th-century timber-framed building with period furnishings and kids’ activities, is a unique place to visit.

Food & drink 

Sample delicacies in Herefordshire

The bountiful land and waters of Herefordshire give it a unique cuisine that combines traditional English fare with distinctive regional delicacies. The Staffordshire oatcake, a local savoury pancake with ties to British history, and pork pie with apple chutney, a traditional British cold meat pie, are two must-try foods for your holiday in Herefordshire. Visit the restaurants and eateries near your holiday rental in Herefordshire to try out the local cuisine and discover a new favourite.

Family friendly

Family-friendly fun near Herefordshire holiday homes

Plenty of family-friendly attractions in Herefordshire offer opportunities for a fun-filled holiday with the kids. Holiday homes can be found near kid-friendly attractions like the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo, a tropical conservatory with exotic butterflies, and the Mortimer Forest, a beautiful woodland area with campsites, native deer and an abundance of fossils. The Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre, an owl park with animal exhibits and demonstrations, and the Waterworks Museum, a museum that outlines the history and value of water treatment, are also great for kids.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday cottages in Herefordshire

Herefordshire’s rich artistic and literary heritage makes it an ideal destination for a romantic holiday. Plenty of intimate locations can be found near Herefordshire holiday cottages, such as the Westonbury Mill Water Gardens, a beautiful garden with exotic plants and vibrant flowers, and the Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, a Victorian showcase for local fine art and natural history. Arthur’s Stone, a Neolithic chambered tomb that’s purportedly the tomb of the legendary King Arthur, has spectacular views of the landscape. Black Hill, a wild sandstone ridge with walking paths, a peat bog and native birds of prey, is a lovely place for romantic strolls and vistas.

How many holiday rentals are available around Herefordshire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,329 holiday lettings around Herefordshire. From 946 cottages to 946 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Herefordshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Herefordshire. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Hereford: 188 holiday homes
  • Ross-on-Wye: 536 holiday homes
  • Ledbury: 421 holiday homes
  • Bromyard: 380 holiday homes
  • Symonds Yat: 324 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Herefordshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Herefordshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Herefordshire with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Hereford: 188 holiday lettings
  • Ross-on-Wye: 536 holiday lettings
  • Ledbury: 421 holiday lettings
  • Bromyard: 380 holiday lettings
  • Leominster: 280 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Herefordshire? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Herefordshire. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Malvern Hills: 392 holiday rentals
  • Hereford Cathedral: 742 holiday rentals
  • Leominster Station: 655 holiday rentals
  • Ledbury Station: 829 holiday rentals
  • Hereford Station: 740 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Herefordshire listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.