Places to visit in Herefordshire

History, shopping, museums, art galleries, cider and books? It’s fair to call this an eclectic list of places to visit in Herefordshire, but it’s a list put together by the people that know it best – our local team. We’ve picked out some of Herefordshire’s finest destinations within easy reach of Holme Lacy house, perfect for a day of exploring the local area before coming back to enjoy some famous Warner hospitality.

Monmouth in Herefordshire.


34-min drive from Holme Lacy House, NP25
It’s been a Roman fort and a Norman castle, but now Monmouth is most famous for its medieval stone gated bridge, one of the last remaining in Britain. Henry V was born in Monmouth castle, and this grade I listed building is worth the trip all by itself.



20-min drive from Holme Lacy House, HR2
The cathedral city of Hereford is famous for its history, with the Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, Black and White House Museum and The Cider Museum all taking visitors on a tour through days gone by.

Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire.


46-min drive from Holme Lacy House, HR3
At the northernmost point of the Brecon Beacons National Park lies Hay-on-Wye, famous for the annual Hay Festival but also home to a number of independent bookshops (it’s often called “the adorable book town of Wales”) and walking routes for all abilities.

Abergavenny in Herefordshire.


42-min drive from Holme Lacy House, NP7
A short hop across the border, the market town of Abergavenny is known as the ‘Gateway to Wales’. Set against a backdrop of the Black Mountains, visitors can explore castles, medieval mansions, standing stones and Roman ruins.

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