Stroll or cycle along this scenic 64km route, which takes in castle ruins, churches, gardens and historic houses. A springtime visit will be accompanied by clouds of apple blossom, while autumn brings the harvest.
Canoe the Wye
The River Wye is navigable by canoe or kayak for over 160km, including a stretch from Hay-on-Wye to Symonds Yat. Canoe the Wye has all the kit to let you explore it.
Further west in Herefordshire, in Powys, Wales, is this world-famous 10-day extravaganza of all things literary. This year it pitches up from 26 May to 5 June.
A letterpress printer since 1875, Tilley’s is still going strong with its original machines and techniques. Watch master printer Martin Clark in action as he makes posters. He’ll happily show visitors the ropes.
Tilley’s Alley, High St, Ledbury HR8 1DS
The Watkins Way
Celebrate the discovery of Herefordshire’s ley lines by local inventor and photographer Alfred Watkins. Hike the Twin Valley Ley Line Trail, climb peaks and discover the birthplace of the Dore and the Monnow rivers.