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The Countryside of Herefordshire

Discover the countryside of Herefordshire on your doorstep or on holiday


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

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

RSS Herefordshire Green Network
RSS CPRE Herefordshire
  • Garden Villages - or tarmac estates? 26th June 2020
    From Kent to Carlisle, the Government wants to build more than 50 Garden Villages and Garden Towns to help tackle the country’s housing supply crisis. Garden Communities are envisaged as sociable, green communities, each with a centre that is easily walked to and a transport system built for sustainability.  None are as yet planned for […]
  • National CPRE responds to Housing Secretary's calls for planning reform: ‘move forwards, not back’ 11th June 2020
    We warn against planning reform that rips up red tape at the expense of communities and the countryside. Robert Jenrick, the Housing Secretary, has called for reforms to the planning system that return to ‘first principles’ and remove bureaucracy. At CPRE, we welcome changes to improve the way planning works – but warn the government […]
  • "commUNITY makes us" - Claire Balding joins in our big 'Thank you'! 5th June 2020
    CPRE National Office says "a big Thank You for everything Herefordshire’s volunteers do, and in many cases have been doing for years, to contribute to the bigger ‘whole’ that is CPRE.  Promoting, enhancing and protecting our beautiful countryside for everyone to work in, live in and enjoy is such an important task and Herefordshire’s volunteers play […]
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