The cathedral city of Hereford is a great base for exploring the Brecon Beacons or an easy day trip from Hay on Wye. The gothic architecture of the cathedral and the city’s ancient timber framed buildings hint at its history, which actually points to Saxon roots. Its medieval bridge across the river Wye is a reflection of the city’s stature back in the day when this borderland was ardently fought over.
Today a Hereford city break reveals how much it thrives on its rural heritage. Its position in the Royal Forest of Dean makes for successful farming and delicious produce. There’s no shortage of local produce to devour and take home as souvenirs. With a market town vibe, city apartment rentals provide a characterful addition to our holiday cottages near Hereford.
A weekend break in Hereford mixes up city sights and outdoor pursuits that make for a perfectly refreshing self-catering getaway.