Romantic Date Ideas In Herefordshire

Herefordshire provides a worthy back-drop for a host of utterly romantic experiences. From stargazing in a park with a thermos to dinner and dancing.

20 Romantic Date Ideas In Herefordshire

Babysitter is on route, you’re looking and feeling fabulous and you’ve popped in a tic-tac – you are officially date ready. Blessed with beautiful parks, gardens and country homes gardens, breath-taking views and great nightclubs, there’s no shortage of romantic date ideas in Herefordshire and places to visit in Herefordshire.

Whether you are taking your long term partner out or meeting someone new for the first time, we have plenty of ideas to satisfy your interests from a fine dining experience at a fancy restaurant, to a cosy theatre and cinema night, to canoeing on the river wye, to a game of darts in a cosy pub!

We’ve narrowed our favourites down to the following recommended romantic date ideas in Herefordshire so all you need to do is turn up and be the fabulous you that you are!

The Gateway

Fancy a cosy film night? Then The Gateway, an independent cinema space in Ross on Wye featuring luxury seating, high-quality surround sound system, and a high definition big screen, is the date night for you.

You can enjoy a pre-screening meal, snacks (popcorn is a must) and an extensive collection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for you both to enjoy!

Cellar Door

Located in Hereford City you will find an atmospheric and relaxed vibe, you can enjoy a lovely meal at the Cellar Door with their innovative menu’s and strong agricultural roots. Loosen up with some of the finest and freshest cocktails and cheers one another to a good night ahead!

Eastnor Pottery

Spice date night up with a class at Eastnor Pottery where you will be able to explore creativity and share the therapeutic benefits of working with clay.

Located near Ledbury you will find great routes if you fancy walking in Herefordshire all of which are surrounded by dramatic scenery. Ideal place to spend a creative break together.

Netherwood Estate

Treat yourselves to a fine dining experience at The Netherwood Estate, Bromyard that will excite your taste buds and leave you wanting more.

The Pensons Restaurant is located in some previously derelict farm buildings that have been beautifully and imaginatively restored.

One of the restaurants offering seasonal tasting menus, exquisite wine pairing, mind blowing cocktails and beautiful scenery, you will love every second of your visit.

Riverside Inn Aymestrey

The Riverside Inn Aymestrey is an award winning pub, situated deep in the heart of Herefordshire countryside just on the southern edge of the Mortimer Forest, so ideal if wish to get in a quick walk before setting up camp in the bar.

De Koffie Pot

The De Koffie Pot in Hereford City is a much-loved cafe and bar overlooking the riverside courtyard at The Left Bank Village, proving a great destination for date night.

Watch the swans go by from the riverside while sipping a cool real ale. Stay into the evening and enjoy one of the venues offering live music in Herefordshire whilst keeping warm and cosy by the firepits.

Moody Cow

The Moody Cow is the perfect place to relax together and enjoy superb food, drinks, and hospitality in the pretty village of Upton Bishop, Ross On Wye. Their wine list is carefully selected to include new world favourites and some stunning locally produced wines.

As well as our popular real ales, the Moody Cow stock a range of continental lagers and local ciders so you will be spoilt for choice!


Queenswood is the only designated country park in the county that includes an 47 acre tree collection with over 1,200 rare and exotic trees from all over the world. Lovely date idea for a chilled and relaxing day out.

Saracens Head Inn

The Saracens Head Inn offers riverside seating, award winning food, with a traditional pub feel, perfect for any date night especially if the weather is on point.

The Saracens Head Inn is an ideal place to stay and discover The Wye Valley, Forest of Dean, Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains, The Welsh Marches, and the Valleys of South Wales with some incredible walks with idyllic panoramic views to enjoy together.

If you are keen walkers in general, then absolutely check out our ‘best places to walk in Herefordshire’ and explore some of the most amazing views in the Midlands.

River Wye and Canoe Hire

Get playful on your date and hire a canoe from River Wye Canoe Hire and discover the beauty of the River Wye together. Stop during your journey at some lovely riverside pubs and enjoy a nice bottle of cider. This peaceful and ever-changing setting is the ideal place to spend with a loved one.

The Bridge Inn

The Bridge Inn has everything you might need for a fabulous date night, being an award winning 16th century riverside inn plus campsite with romantic yurts idyllically located in the small village of Michaelchurch, Escley.

Enjoy local ciders and beers, alonge with a fine selection of wine from small vineyards and local aromatic spirits.

Thai Gallery

Lover of Thai food? Then you’ll love visiting the Thai Gallery who use the finest and freshest ingredients imported from Thailand, offering all the authentic flavours to their traditional Thai dishes.

The Bookshop

Steak and date go together like wine and then more wine so why not visit The Bookshop with their steak led evening menu with an incredible wine menu to boot. Located in Hereford City you will find relaxed drinking areas, delicious food and a beautiful garden, your night will only pass in bliss.

Weir Garden

Chill and unwind with your date at the Weir Garden (National Trust), with its spectacular riverside garden and natural beauty. Bordered by the River Wye, The Weir sits within unspoilt Herefordshire countryside and has many historical secrets to uncover together.

The Grove

The Grove near Leominster is an ideal location for date night with a bit of adventure and activity. The Grove offers great indoor activities including golf, snazzy bowling and a fun menu of juicy burgers to large cheesy pizzas!


Treat your partner to some delightful, seasonal cocktails in the Verzons trendy bar, then enjoy an exquisite meal in the restaurant where all dishes capture the flavours of Herefordshire. Complete your night by escaping to one of the Verzon’s rooms where you can relax in Egyptian cotton bed sheets and large luxury bath tubs.

Chase Distillery

Chase Distillery is a unique date venue that gives you the opportunity to unlock some of the secrets and skills that go into creating Chase’s award-winning range of spirits. You will be expertly guided through the entire distilling process and finish off back at the Chase Bar where you will be able to relax and enjoy a tasting of Chase’s wide range of award winning products…and maybe purchase a bottle from their Boutique Distillery Shop that you can enjoy while back at home!

If prefer wine, then take a look at our 4 Best Wine Tastings in Herefordshire and get sipping that grape!

Kilpeck Inn

Always a warm, friendly welcome when visit the Kilpeck Inn, located in the historic village of Kilpeck in the heart of rural Herefordshire. Take a detour and visit Kilpeck’s beautiful Romanesque church and panoramic views.

Gilbies Bar and Bistro

Perfect date night at Gilbies Bar and Bistro, where you’ll walk into a friendly and electric atmosphere with delicious Mediterranean dishes to share.

Holmer Spa & Health Club

Treat your special someone to a spa day at Holmer Park Spa & Health Club, an award-winning day spa based around the principle that you book time, not treatments. You both will feel revitalised, restored and relaxed to the max after spending an afternoon at Holmer Park. Relax, you’re in wonderful moisturised hands.

If turning this romantic date into a full blown weekend, then you must check out our ‘8 Best Romantic Glamping Getaways’ or ‘6 Best Caravanning & Camping Places To Sleep Under The Stars’ and escape for the entire weekend!