Cottages near Herefordshire and the Welsh Borders
Get lost in the wild landscapes and mountains of this unspoilt countryside
Herefordshire is a countryside oasis among the hills of the Brecon Beacons and the Malverns. The city of Hereford where the River Wye flows is the central hub of this county. Its stunning cathedral houses the Mappa Mundi, one of the world’s unique medieval treasures and the surrounding streets are also filled with history. Visit the museums and browse the independent shops before enjoying the local pubs and restaurants. Discover the River Wye from its banks or paddle out onto the water for a different view.
Herefordshire is home to many quaint and beautiful towns and villages including Ledbury and the famous ‘Town of Books’. Hay-on-Wye straddles the border between England and Wales and hosts two international festivals. It is a must visit for bibliophiles who love exploring the streets lined with independent book shops and galleries. It is also a hub for the active with both the Wye Valley Walk and Offa’s Dyke Path running through its centre.
Sitting alongside Herefordshire, the Welsh Borders are an introduction to the fierce scenery of Wales. The Brecon Beacons National Park is a wonderland of breath-taking mountains and rugged terrain where nature can be itself. Further to the south, Abergavenny, the ‘Gateway to Wales’, is a bustling market town. It sits on the banks of the River Usk which flows through this national park. Exploring on foot is the best way to get up close and reach the high peaks to marvel at the far-reaching views of this magnificent area.
Book one of our cottages near Herefordshire and the Welsh Borders and explore this wild countryside. Scattered with historic ruins, secret woodlands, black and white villages, rolling hills and rambling rivers you will discover something new at every turn. There is something for all tastes, enjoy active weekends following the rivers, hike the Black Mountains and cycle the Golden Valley. Go back in time at historic castles, shop the local markets and visit the myriad country pubs.
Discover our cottages near Herefordshire and the Welsh Borders below and explore this unspoilt, rural landscape.