Hereford’s got so much going for it.
Snowdrops At The Weir Garden
Massed displays of snowdrops at the National Trust-run garden on the banks of the River Severn are a spectacular promise that Spring is on its way.
The Mappa Mundi And Chained Library Exhibition
Hereford's greatest treasure is a unique medieval map constructed on a single sheet of calf skin vellum. The 17th-century Chained Library is also very special and includes the eighth-century Hereford Gospels.
Yinka Shonibare CBE: Creatures Of The Mappa Mundi
The internationally celebrated artist, who has represented the UK at the Venice Biennale, displays new quilt artworks inspired by Hereford Cathedral's medieval map.
The Black And White House Museum
This well preserved example of a 17th-century timber-framed building and is situated in the heart of Hereford, surrounded by the commercial centre of the city.
- Heritage Centre
Cider Museum & King Offa Cider Brandy Distillery
Housed in a former cider factory, the museum chronicles the story of cider-making down the centuries. Exhibits cover every aspect of the process, from advertising material to presses, bottling equipment and drinking accessories.
English Heritage: Rotherwas Chapel
The family chapel of the Roman Catholic Bodenham family. The originally simple medieval building has a fine Elizabethan timber roof, a rebuilt 18th-century tower, and striking Victorian interior decoration and furnishings by the Pugins.
Standing on the banks of the River Wye, Hereford Cathedral occupies a site on which similar buildings have stood since Saxon times. The present building contains fine examples of architecture from Norman times up to the present day, including the restored Shrine of St Thomas Of Hereford.
- Over 50s
Hereford Museum & Art Gallery
The collection of local art and artefacts is housed in a spectacular Victorian Gothic building. Exhibits include the beautiful Kenchester mosaic and changing art exhibitions on the stairwell walls.
Kenchester Water Gardens
A disabled-friendly specialist centre which holds the National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies. The six-acre gardens consist of landscaped pools containing tropical and cold-water fish whilst indoors there is an aquarium.