Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands; tucked away on the border with Wales, yet very accessible, within an hour of Birmingham and the motorway networks. Situated in the historic Welsh Marches, Herefordshire is one of the most rural and sparsely populated counties in England, but one of the most friendly and welcoming! Primarily agricultural, the county is known for its fruit and cider production and the world-famous Hereford cattle breed. Hereford is a cathedral city and also the county town. Its cathedral is home to unique treasures such as the Mappa Mundi and the Chained Library. The city also houses the Museum of Cider. There are two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to explore; the Wye Valley and Malvern Hills. Characterful market towns such as Ross-on-Wye, Ledbury, Bromyard, Leominster and Kington offer many attractions and visitors will find an abundance of artisan products such as bread, rapeseed oils, honeys and preserves, Tyrells Crisps and premium drinks including British Cassis, Westons Cider and Chase Distillery’s Gin and Vodka. Outdoors enthusiasts can relish Herefordshire’s beautiful landscape and countryside, which also houses a wealth of stunning gardens, country estates and castles.