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The Countryside of Herefordshire

Discover the countryside of Herefordshire on your doorstep or on holiday


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Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Our vision is for a Herefordshire richer and more diverse in wildlife that is valued, and cared for, by its people to the benefit of all. Details over 55 reserves.

Wye Valley AONB
Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Wikipedia.

Malvern Hills AONB
Explore the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Also see Publications.

Walks and trails
Details and maps for Herefordshire round walks and long distance trails promoted by the council.

Herefordshire Accessible Countryside
All about accessibility to the countryside and green spaces of Herefordshire...

Herefordshire Walks
Free circular walks to print and download with gpx files.

Queenswood Country Park
A visit to Queenswood and Bodenham Lake is a wonderful day out for all...

Walking in Herefordshire
More local walks that are free to download and print.

Sponsored Listings

CoolStays in Herefordshire

Head to the hills staying in an eco-barn, or a luxury glamping pod, high-end barn conversions on an estate in the Malvern Foothills, or try a more affordable idyllic cottage, how about a wood-panelled circus wagon enjoying beautiful countryside vistas...

Rural Retreats in Herefordshire

Cosy barn conversions nestled in orchards, traditional stone cottages with countryside views or in picturesque villages and country houses in exquisite locations.

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Herefordshire & Worcs. Earth Heritage Trust
A charity that aims to record, protect and promote geology and landscape...

Wye Valley AONB
The Wye Valley AONB is an internationally important protected landscape containing some of the most beautiful lowland scenery in Britain...

Herefordshire Ramblers
Walks, trails, news and charity information.

Latest News

  • Childrens’ Online Storytelling Friday 3rd April, 6.30pm – 7pm

    From Nat and Alan – coordinators of Talks and Discussions (usually) at The Left Bank Village: Friday, April 3rd, 6.30 to 7.00pm, bedtime stories for children with Austin Keenan and Alison Newsam: Children and their families are invited this Friday evening to listen to two local storytellers, Alison Newsam and Austin Keenan, who will be telling stories from […]

  • New grant to support groups and organisations in Herefordshire to keep in touch

    The Fastershire ‘Keep Connected’ grant from Herefordshire Council aims to support groups and organisations in Herefordshire who have been forced to change their approach to delivering an activity, service or support in order to continue to engage with local people by using video or conference calls or other internet technology, that will act as a substitute for […]

  • Free online HGN Workshop next week Small Funds for Small Groups – Wed 8th April

    Wed 8th April 5pm – 7pm Join us for the last chance in this current round of workshops to get expert advice about how to raise funds for your groups. Maybe some of our enforced time at home will give us the opportunity to work on funding bids or income generation for our groups? Rebecca Tully will be leading the

  • “Focus On”- Richard Priestley: Global Problems, Global Solutions

    Thanks to Richard for the first of our new “Focus On” posts – there are more in the pipeline and please send yours in. It would be great to hear about what you are doing – your group’s aims and activities and/or how you are adapting at the moment. Richard: “I write regular blogs called ‘Global Problems: Global Solutions’ which

  • Asking for a moment ....

    It's a difficult time but if you are able to spend a bit of time from more essential tasks, don't forget the Hereford Transport Strategy review -  here's what the Council says about it: 'The review is considering ways to reduce traffic and improve flow to make it more pleasant to move around the city, create attractive well-maintained public areas that support walking and […]

  • Weekly “Focus On” slot

    We have nearly 70 fantastic local groups who are part of the HG network and we are working on new ways to connect you with each other and with our hundreds of individual subscribers and members. So, with less physical events happening we thought that this would be a good opportunity to share a bit about what your groups are

  • Members Meeting Agenda 1st Apr 2020
  • Talks and Discussions at The Left Bank Village have moved online!

    Wednesday 25th March – from 7.30 to 8.30pm. The T&D team at The Left Bank are adapting to the circumstances and bringing to you an alternative forum for their talks and discussions during this period.  You are invited to join them for our first attempt at a virtual event (using the free and popular online software Zoom) In their first

  • Online offerings (and help to get access)

    HGN introduction to Zoom session If you would like to try out Zoom away from the pressure of a formal meeting some members of HGN will be online to support an informal introductory session and chat on Wednesday 25th March between 4 – 4.30pm. If you would like to join this chat please follow the Zoom download instructions and sign

  • HWT and Queenswood and Bodenham Lake Partnership on BBC Countryfile

    This Sunday, 29th March, two local projects are planned to be featured on BBC Countryfile: the HWT Bodenham Lake toad patrols and the QWBL Partnership (HWT and New Leaf Sustainable Development) Forest Garden at Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum. The presenters also visited the HWT Artist-in-Residence Richard Bavin. The programme is currently scheduled for 7 pm this […]

  • Herefordshire Council Declares an Ecological Emergency

    From Herefordshire Wildlife Trust: “We’re pleased that, after some lobbying on our part, Herefordshire Council has declared an Ecological Emergency alongside the Climate Emergency. We hope that this will lead to significant practical action for wildlife in Herefordshire! Our press release with our full comments is here”: […]

  • HGN announcement re Coronavirus

    As everything goes into stasis around Coronavirus, we need more than ever to be moving forwards with our work as a community around the climate crisis. So, we will hold members meetings and workshops via the online video platform, Zoom – which can handle meetings of us to 500 if necessary! We already use this for some HGN meetings and it has proved

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