Things To Do With The Family Over The Early May Bank Holiday Weekend In Herefordshire

Find things to do Early May Bank Holiday near me? Kids activities, chill-out spots, local events & fun family friendly attractions. Enjoy the taste of Herefordshire with food and drink from local producers at local markets.

There are some great places to stay for a long weekend, whether you’re pitching a tent, rigging up your motorhome or glamping in an eco pod, you will find the perfect spots in Herefordshire for your May break.

Glazydayz Pottery

Glazydayz Pottery

Vent your creative juices and create a personalised gift or something for yourself.

Soft Play

Little Blue Elephant

Large space for physical play, with a traverse climbing wall, balance beams, soft play shapes and a fantastic wooden climbing frame.

Mini Golf

Miniature Adventure Golf

From glow in the dark golf balls to a Roman ruin fantasy, great locations with alfresco dining areas, unique courses and barmy holes.


May Outdoors

Come to Herefordshire for action-packed thrills and spills this May Bank Holiday Weekend.

Climbing Weekend

Challenging Rock Formations

You can’t beat abseiling down a sheer face or gentle slope. As you descend you can marvel at the stunning views.

Llama Walking

Walk With LLamas

Interested in finding out a little more about these beautiful animals. Take the opportunity to get up close to these captivating creatures.

May Bank Holiday Sup

May Bank Holiday SUP

Enjoy a peaceful guided wildlife tour of the beautiful river Wye, see Peregrine falcons to leaping salmon and flitting Kingfisher.


Great Weekend Catches

Spend May Day relaxing on the banks of the River Wye, renowned by some fisherman as the best unspoilt river fishing in the country.

Three Day Weekend Indoor Activities

Top Indoor Activities

Bit of drizzle or downpour? Use our guide to indoor activities this May Bank Holiday.

Gardens In May

Glorious Gardens In May

These are the gorgeous outdoor spots you shouldn’t miss. Escape to one of Herefordshire’s green spaces when the sun is on full blast.

Westone Cider Tours In May

Weston Cider Tours In May

See where they harvest, weigh and wash apples. Venture into the heart of the mill where they press, ferment and mature before blending and packing.

National Trust On May Bank Holiday

National Trust Weekend

Huge variety of landscapes and places to enjoy and explore. Greatest country houses and gardens on a National Trust day out this Early May Bank Holiday.

Cycling May Day

Family Circular Cycle Trails

With hundreds of cycling routes we know it’s hard to pick one, so here’s an overview of some of the best cycle routes around Herefordshire.

Archery On May Bank Holiday

Archery Experiences

Ready to take aim? Why not have a go at this ancient sport using modern recurve bows.


Explore Castles In May

Dive into the past and visit some of the most idyllic, medieval castles in Herefordshire.

Racing On Bank Holiday Monday

Arrive And Drive Day Out

Enjoy the thrill of racing over the long weekend. Their Arrive & Drive sessions are ideal for small groups and families.

Organised Events This May Bank Holiday Weekend Near Me

Make the most of the long weekend with our guide to events & things to do this May Bank Holiday in Herefordhsire. Whether you want to check out the best new art exhibitions, watch your favourite new theatre shows, attend family activities and events exciting museums or learn a new skill at workshops and masterclasses throughout Herefordshire you’ll find plenty of things to do during the three day weekend.

May 2024

Wye Valley River Festival03mayAll Day12(All Day) Ross On Wye, Town Centre, Herefordshire, UKFamily

Marches Makers Festival04mayAll Day(All Day: Saturday) Kington, HR5 3DJ, UKFamily

RossBeerFest04may10:00 am11:00 pm10:00 am - 11:00 pm Ross Rowing Club, Metcalfe Close, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7DD, UKFamily

Marches Makers Festival05mayAll Day(All Day: Sunday) Kington, HR5 3DJ, UKFamily

RossBeerFest05may10:00 am11:00 pm10:00 am - 11:00 pm Ross Rowing Club, Metcalfe Close, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7DD, UKFamily

Eastnor Chillifest 202405may10:30 am5:30 pm10:30 am - 5:30 pm Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL, UKLedbury

Big Apple Blossomtime Weekend05may(may 5)2:00 pm06(may 6)5:00 pm2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (6) Putley Village Hall, Putley Green, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2QN, UK

Marches Makers Festival06mayAll Day(All Day: Monday) Kington, HR5 3DJ, UKFamily

Spring Fair At Hergest Croft06may10:00 am5:30 pm10:00 am - 5:30 pm Hergest Croft Gardens, Ridgebourne Road, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3EG, UK

Eastnor Chillifest 202406may10:30 am5:30 pm10:30 am - 5:30 pm Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL, UKLedbury