Berrington Hall (National Trust) stands proud and strong, this fine Georgian mansion sits within ‘Capability’ Brown’s final garden and landscape.
In the parkland, you can explore Brown’s work with Red Earth’s ‘Genius Loci’ exhibition. In the house, discover jewel-like interiors, designed by Henry Holland and home to the Harley, Rodney and Cawley families.
Experience some of the extremes of the 18th century in the wig and bum shop and discover the hidden ‘below stairs’.
Created as the perfect house in the perfect setting, Berrington Hall has many secrets for visitors to uncover. In this, one of Henry Holland’s first houses, you can also explore the family rooms and see how the servants moved around the house unseen by the family and guests.
The interiors include Biaggio Rebecca ceilings, fine period furniture and there are some pieces on display from the Wade Collection. The house is surrounded by Capability Brown’s final landscape. Though it has a slightly austere exterior, the house has delicate interiors and a homely, welcoming feel.
Visit Leominster best known for its medieval black and white buildings and antique shops and sits halfway between Ludlow in Shropshire and Hereford at the heart of Herefordshire. There’s ample opportunity amongst the picturesque scenery for walkers to stretch their legs and cyclists to roll their wheels. There are plenty of B&Bs, guest houses, hotels and self catering accommodation.
Visit Herefordshire and explore a county of rolling, green countryside interrupted by villages steeped in history and interest. There's plenty to see and do but there's no escaping the sense of peace and fresh air, visit What's On In Herefordshire to find out what’s happening, when and where, during your stay.