Including Ledbury, Ross on Wye, Bromyard and Hay on Wye, Herefordshire is a great place for caravan and camping enthusiasts to go to sample tasty local food and drink.
A previous agricultural capital, Herefordshire’s Latin motto is ‘Pulchra terra Dei donum’ translated to ‘The Fair Land is the gift of God’, thus Herefordshire is famed not only its cattle and fruit production, but also it’s cider made from the local pear and apple orchards . Warning to those who are fond of a drink or two, some of the cider here is the strongest in the UK so make sure your pitched in one of the picturesque caravan and camp sites! Herefordshire may be home to Top Gear’s Richard Hammond, but some of the rural roads are windy, so unless you want your caravan to end up in a hedge, be careful.
For those holiday caravanners who are interested in a little more culture, Herefordshire is also home to Hereford Cathedral, a Grade 1 listed building, that houses 10 bells 140 ft (43 m) high in the tower. The oldest bell in the Cathedral is the sixth which dates back to the 13th century. The bells are sometimes known as the "Grand Old Lady" as they are a unique ring of bells. Hampton Court, Berrington Hall and Wigmore Castle. The fairytale Georgian castle, Eastnor Castle is also situated in the foothills of the Malvern’s. This Beautifully restored building contains medieval armour, tapestries, Italian furniture and fine art as well as being set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surrounded by an abundance of deer, a mature arboretum and lake.
Caravanners who are keen on walking should make the most of any good weather, unusual in the UK, and experience some of the magnificent views from the Malvern Hills!