Herefordshire is very much a hidden county, tucked away next to the Welsh mountains where its delights are quietly enjoyed for those in the know. Bordered by the Brecon Beacons and Malvern Hills, holiday cottages Herefordshire wide are prized for feeling perfectly off the beaten track, with accommodation that enjoys wonderful views of rolling hills, patchwork fields, craggy rocks, deep woodlands and picturesque green spaces. Whether you fancy canoeing the Wye, spotting wild ponies or discovering bustling little market towns with rich Tudor history, this beautifully diverse country is the ideal spot to escape the every day and discover something new.
Symonds Yat is a wonderfully green gateway to the Forest of Dean and miles of walkways, cycle paths and bridleways, Hereford is known for its thirteenth-century cathedral, cider making and fine foods (most holiday cottages Herefordshire wide are well situated for fine food and drink!), Yarpole is quaint and cosy with wonderfully pretty surroundings and Ross-on-Wye is the gateway to the Wye Valley and a bustling market town with great visitor accommodation, and the distinction of having been the backdrop to various films and TV productions, including Harry Potter, Game of Thrones and Doctor Who.
Whether you fancy roaming ancient woodlands with the kids, whitewater rafting with your partner or exploring Tudor market towns with your family, you'll be spoilt for choice in this welcoming and diverse part of the world. When it comes to holiday cottages Herefordshire is well provided with quality accommodation, and it tends to be located close to popular walking routes, cycle tracks and gastropubs, so you can meander for a delicious meal or liquid refreshment after a busy day of holiday activities. Enjoy the space, parking, views, excellent amenities, pet-friendly accommodation and other benefits, including the odd hot-tub and high-end features such as fast broadband, home cinemas and wood-burning stoves; ideal for total relaxation and a blissful break.