Hereford Wye Valley Motorhome Holiday
In Herefordshire you will find, breathtaking countryside, very popular with people who enjoy walking. Good food, foodies enthuse about the quality of local produce. Rock faces and River Wye rapids,for adrenalin seekers!
Hereford itself is a cathedral city with the relaxed atmosphere of a country market town. Its origin dates back to Saxon times and today visitors delight in the harmony of a rich heritage and modern facilities. A historic centre of international importance, the magnificent Hereford Cathedral hosts Europe’s oldest Music Festival every three years, The Three Choirs Festival.
Hereford is a city of fascinating museums, Hereford museum and Art Gallery runs a regular programme of temporary exhibitions on Heritage and the Arts. The Old House is an impressive museum in the centre of Hereford and the Cider Museum’s exhibits are gigantic with tasting’s on offer to excite the palate. The waterworks museum outside the city includes one of the largest working triple expansion steam engines in Britain.
Also pay a visit to the Forest of Dean and discover a host of great activities and entertainment. For adventure-seekers, there is mountain biking, cycle tracks, zip-wires, kayaking, for explorers there’s a great range of attractions, from the magical Puzzlewood to caves and steam trains, and for something more relaxing, enjoy the Sculpture trail, one of the many walks in the forest.
Visit Symonds Yat, distinguished by east or west, Symonds Yat villages straddle opposing banks of the Wye. The best way to reach one from the other is by the hand-pulled ferry. They’ve been doing it that way for hundreds of years. Famed for its natural river scenery and wooded expanses, Symonds Yat Rock is a limestone outcrop rising some 500 feet rising from the banks of the River Wye. The river winds its way around the outcrop through a deeply wooded gorge. Yat Rock is one of the best known view points in the Wye Valley and the Forest of Dean.
The Malvern Hills are officially designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and are a famous beauty spot with scenic views over both English counties of Herfordshire and Worcestershire. Here you will find plenty of opportunity for walking and hiking.
What’s included in your motorhome holiday around Hereford Wye Valley?
- Symonds Yat and Yat Rock
- Ross on Wye
- Forest of Dean Walking and Cycling
- The city of Hereford
- Chase Distillery
- Hereford Cathedral
- Herefordshire villages
- Ledbury market town
- Malvern Hills – AONB
- The Waterworks Museum – Hereford
- The Cider Museum – Hereford
- Rhyd y Benwch
- Builth Wells
- Hay on Wye
- Ross on Wye
- Forest of Dean