Explore The City Of Hereford'S Historic Trail

Discover Hereford’s architecture and history on the City of Hereford’s historic trail during your trip. Why put these top historic attractions on your itinerary? A trip to the City would not be complete without seeing these buildings and the content they house. It is truly fasinating.

The City of Hereford was largely unscathed during World War II, making the older buildings an attractive tour. At the heart of the city is the cathedral the first stone church, built over the tomb of St Ethelbert around 825. Destroyed in 1056, it was later rebuilt by the Normans, a process that took some 70 years to complete.

Hereford has no shortage of historical buildings and attractions to visit. The city is known for its rich culture and history, opulent buildings and architectural diversity.

Explore Hereford’s old buildings this year, whether holidaying as a family, a couple, or planning a solo adventure. Discover ancient buildings, an historic cathedral, and museums filled with history and mystery.

If you are here for the day try the long stay car park at Merton Meadow (HR4 9HE).

Most building are free to enter but you may need to make an appointment in advance for tours. These historic buildings are a great source of history for all ages, and ideal for discovering more about where you live as well as exploring somewhere new.

If you would prefer a guided tour the Guild of Guides offer very informative daily Hereford Guided Walks.

Museum

Furnished in period style with an internationally collection of English oak furniture......

Housed In A Spectacular Victorian Gothic Building

Exhibiting artefacts and works of fine and decorative art connected with the local area......

One of the world’s unique medieval treasures

Scholars believe it was made around the year 1300 & shows the history, geography & destiny of humanity......

Art & Architecture From Norman Time

Free to enter with a charge for activities such as tours......

History & Heritage

Visitors to St John Medieval Museum and and Coningsby Hospital learn about the foundation, explore the 13th century Chapel......

History & Heritage

A treasure trove of art, archaeology, costumes, social history, natural science collections which can be explored......

The Great Charter Of Liberties

Agreed between King John & his barons at Runnymede near Windsor in 1215......

History & Heritage

Home to the City’s past, housing historic silver & ancient charters, as well as many other artifacts......