Outdoor activities in Herefordshire

The gardens of Herefordshire are like no others, featuring incredible artwork mixed in with natural wilderness, flora and fauna.

Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum in Herefordshire.

Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum

28-min drive from Holme Lacy House, HR6 0PY
The only designated country park in Herefordshire, Queenswood is home to 190 plant species, a host of bird and animal species, and the arboretum, a collection of over 1,200 rare and exotic trees not usually found in the area.

Ralph Court Gardens in Herefordshire.

Ralph Court Gardens

31-min drive from Holme Lacy House, HR7 4LU
In the grounds of a gothic rectory lie Ralph Court Gardens, twelve wheelchair-friendly gardens that include an Italian piazza, an African jungle, elves in a conifer forest, metal sculptures and Alice in Wonderland. Ingredients from the gardens are used in their restaurant, open midday – 2.30pm and well worth a visit.

Walking in Herefordshire

We’ve partnered with ViewRanger to create walking routes for all levels of ability – click below for more info and a selection of walks near our hotels.

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