Herefordshire Visitor Attractions

Herefordshire Tourist and Visitor Information with links to heritage, nature and tourist attractions, many with brief details of disabled access. Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Herefordshire Heritage and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support 'Accessible Countryside for Everyone' in providing a brief guide as to the disabled access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.

 

Butcher Row House Museum - Ledbury - a tiny yet fascinating museum displaying Victorian life with "reproduction helmets and breastplates that would have been worn in the Battle of Ledbury in 1645 and a small collection of musical instruments ranging from a ‘hurdy-gurdy’ to a Tibetan pipe fashioned from a thigh bone" - Unfortunately we have no accessibility information for this site
www.ledburycivicsociety.org/butcher-row-house-museum

 

The Cider Museum - Hereford - collections include cider mills and presses, paintings, old photographs and films, audio visual presentations, events, activities, shop, tea room - "The ground floor is fully accessible for wheel chair users and there are books and computers available showing the cellar displays. The Orchard Tea Room and toilets are situated on the ground floor and there is a lift giving access to the Beam Press Gallery where art exhibitions are held"
www.cidermuseum.co.uk

 

Hereford Cathedral - "The cathedral itself has examples of architecture from all periods: the stately nave from the twelfth century; the graceful Lady Chapel from the thirteenth century; the solid central tower from the fourteenth century and the intricate Stanbury Chapel from the fifteenth century", Mappa Mundi and Chained Library exhibition, Tower tours - climb the 218 steps for some of the finest views of the city, Garden tours - six acres of RHS award-winning gardens, cafe - Unfortunately we have no accessibility information for this site
www.herefordcathedral.org

 

Hereford Museum and Art Gallery - Victorian gothic building exhibiting artefacts and works of fine and decorative art connected with the local area since 1874 - Unfortunately we have no accessibility information for this site
www.herefordshire.gov.uk/.../museums-and-galleries-general-information/

 

Leominster Folk Museum - "tells the story of Leominster and its people from pre Roman times upto today, artefacts, pictures, photographs, postcards and documents, including an important collection of paintings and drawings by famous Leominster Victorian artist John Scarlett Davis" - full disabled access to the ground floor, except that the toilet facilities are not currently wheelchair-accessible
www.leominstermuseum.org.uk

 

Queenswood & Bodenham Lake - Dinmore Hill, Leominster - Queenswood includes an arboretum, easy access paths and waymarked trails, visitor centre, shop, cafe - Queenswood has disabled toilet and baby changing facilities "there are a number of easy access paths with stone surfaces, joined together into a waymarked trail, for those using wheelchairs or electric mobility vehicles (EMVs)...Mobility scooters are available to borrow to use around Queenswood"
www.queenswoodandbodenhamlake.org

 

Rowlestone Court - open family farm - "stroll in the woodlands and marvel at the wild flowers, the ponds full of invertebrates, and the magical views of the Black Mountains" visit the cows try the Farmhouse Ice Cream - "Suitable for people of all ages including those with restricted mobillity; hard surface parking, surfaced paths, disabled toilets/shower"
www.rowlestonecourt.co.uk

 

The Waterworks Museum - Hereford - Victorian water pumping station from 1856, has the widest range of pumping engines working on one site in Britain and the oldest triple-expansion steam engine working in Britain, childrens activities, water garden, exhibits, events, Visitor Centre, cafe - Full disabled access, displays in the exhibition area are at a low-level so everyone can see. Baby changing, high chairs and baby feeding facilities are available.
www.waterworksmuseum.org.uk

 

Weston's Cider - Much Marcle, Ledbury - Visitor Centre, award-winning Henry Weston Courtyard Garden, daily guided mill tours, shire horses, play park, Scrumpy House Restaurant and the Orchard Tea Rooms - "Westons is a working Cider Mill and some areas can be difficult to negotiate. Tours may be unsuitable for wheelchair users or for those with impaired mobility...Access to the restaurant, bar and seating is without steps", accessible toilets
www.westons-cider.co.uk//visiting-westons/about-us

 

 

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