1. West Midlands
  2. Herefordshire
  3. Hereford

About Curious About Hereford

Curious About Hereford: two self guided walks to help you (re-) discover the city. Enjoy them separately, or join them together to form a longer walk.

See the historic Cathedral, Mappa Mundi, Chained Library, Nelson's Column, Town Hall and River Wye. Enjoy!

First Walk: Almshouses to Cathedral

From ancient almshouses next to perfumed rose gardens this walk takes you on an historical tour of timeworn Hereford. There’s a chequered museum fronted by a huge bull, followed by a charming, thriving indoor market, and narrow streets teeming with quirky shops and places to eat. You’ll pass atmospheric pubs, works of art, and reminders of famous actors, before ending your walk at the magnificent, beautiful Hereford cathedral. (1.5 miles / 1.5 hours, Wheelchair & Buggy Friendly)

Second Walk: Cathedral to River Wye

From the commanding Hereford Cathedral, this walk takes you rapidly out of the bustling centre via quieter roads and footpaths. Past the Old Deanery, and the superbly architected Town Hall – said to be haunted – you finally arrive at the site of Hereford’s former castle, now home to Nelson’s Column, before crossing the River Wye to meadows beyond. (1 mile / 1 hour / Wheelchair and buggy friendly)

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You'll get:

- An 18-page mobile download (pdf) of two self-guided walks

- Full instructions,

- A map with the routes and places of interest marked on,

- Detailed directions

- Clues (with answers if needed, including 5 pictures to find along the way)

- Interesting snippets about the history of the location and the people and events that have shaped it

- Ideas for other things to see and do on the way

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Walks are self guided, so can be done whenever you like and in your own time!

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Adult (17-18+) : £7.49

£7.49 for a instant download (print at home or view on device)

£7.99 +P&P for a printed booklet sent to you first class.

One printed booklet/instant download is recommended for up to four people.

Use code DOWTK25 at checkout for 25% off when you spend over £12 on any Curious About Walks.

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Hereford City Centre
Starts: Coningsby Hospital, Widemarsh Street

We provide a What3Words address to precisely pinpoint the start of the first walks.

Tel: 07717763063

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