ACTIVITIES & SIGHTSEEING
There is so much to see and do in this area, from interesting towns, to beautiful half-timbered villages, bountiful gardens to mediaeval castles and Norman cathedrals to Saxon churches ... not to mention picturesque pubs.
We keep an extensive range of books with walking and sightseeing ideas plus maps for you to borrow. We will happily help you in advance to plan a day's itinerary based on your interests and can suggest places to visit as well as where to eat and drink
If you're making a day of it, we will make you up a substantial but easy to carry picnic, full of delicious morsels ranging from soup to sandwiches, tea and coffee to cake, fruit to chocolate and even Kendal Mint Cake!
THE REST OF OUR SUGGESTIONS:
Our favourite town
Ludlow is a picturesque town full of interesting shops, places to eat and great views. The castle is a must-see so is the 600-year-old food, drink, arts and crafts market each Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday,
A beautiful city with a stunning Gothic cathedral, interesting shops and delightful river walks.
A Tudor and Georgian town full of artisan food and craft shops and a pretty high street, close to the Malvern Hills.
We live in an area of outstanding natural beauty with many miles of footpaths and trails in Herefordshire, the Shropshire Hills and Powys, Wales. The Herefordshire Trail runs behind Upper Buckton B&B and Offa's Dyke path in Wales is just 3 miles away. The Brecon Beacons are a 25 minute drive making Upper Buckton B&B perfect for a Herefordshire or Shropshire walking holiday or hiking in Wales.
Upper Buckton has a heated bootroom to dry boots and jackets and we will gladly wash any muddy clothing so that it is ready for the next day.
Walking and hiking
Its easy to explore the quiet lanes when on holiday in Herefordshire.
Upper Buckton B&B is located on the border of Herefordshire with Shropshire and Wales so there are plenty of driving experiences..
We also recommend these two Herefordshire itineraries:
The Cider Circuits
Explore the spiritual home of cider, sampling some along the way.
Black & White Villages Trail
Medieval villages, pretty half-timbered buildings on quiet roads, passing hop yards, orchards & farmland
Cycling and biking
There are many miles of quiet lanes and biking routes across the countryside of Herefordshie, Shropshire and Wales, so whether you are into road cycling or mountain biking, Upper Buckton B&B is a great place to stay.
Upper Buckton B&B offers secure bike storage with wash down facilities and a heated bootroom to dry cycling shoes and jackets. Give us any muddy clothing and we will wash and dry it ready for your next outing..
On the water
Canoeing & Paddle Boarding the River Wye is a must-do activity for an activity holiday in Herefordshire.
The River Wye in its lower reaches at Ross on Wye and Symonds Yat offer plenty of water-based adventure.
If you are looking for paddle boarding, boat trips and canoeing or kayaking holidays in Herefordshire, look no further.
Herefordshire's fertile land is glorious for growing so it comes as no surprise that Monty Don, Sir Roy Strong and Tamsin Westhorpe all garden here.
The county is a real delight for the green-fingered: tour walled gardens and woodlands, cloisters and Capability Brown landscapes, rare plants and riverside settings.