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Out & About

Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Michaelchurch Escley, Herefordshire to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!

Discover the Brecon Beacons Disappear within the flora and fauna of the Brecon Beacons, embrace the fresh air and the mountain views of the great outdoors as you meander through the majestic mountains. Tackle the hike of Pen-y-Fan - the highest point in southern Britain - and reward yourself with spectacular views of the Central Beacons and Black Mountains waiting from the top. After a day of stomping the hills, kick off your boots, relax and unwind at your unique hideaway.

Literary Enthusiast? Join scholars from all over the world and unlock the working theological library at Hereford Cathedral, or take a nosedive into the surviving books of the Chained Library. Track down a good read and take a pilgrimage down the book-selling landscape to peruse an assortment of literature tucked away in the nooks of antiquarian bookshops. From botany and bees to Sherlock and Poe; browse first editions, rare volumes and timeless texts in Hay-on-Wye’s impressive bookshops.

Refuel, Recline and Dine Sample the delights of local produce and dine in the heart of Herefordshire. Whether it's a quick pit-stop to refuel with a beer beside a brook, or a recline and relax on the decking of the boatyard overlooking the River Wye, there are plenty of lunchtime meeting points serving quality food and drink to refill those hollow legs. For a serving of sophisticated dining, dine al fresco in between the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons, feast on French cuisine, or experience the culinary excellence and exquisite service of a Michelin-starred restaurant.

Herefordshire Heritage Create your own memorable adventure discovering Herefordshire heritage! Whether you're an adrenaline junkie looking for extreme kayaking on the rushing river rapids or you want to take a tranquil walk along the towpath and soothe warm feet with a cool water paddle in the sparkling waters of a natural Brecon Beacons pool. The unspoilt borders of England and Wales offer a huge choice of paddlesports, sailing, climbing and abseiling in beautiful settings.

Hay Festival Fun Bringing together writers from around the world - Hay Festival is one of the world’s biggest book festivals. Full of laughter, music and stories from the most exciting, inventive and imaginative minds… these wizards of words really will make your spine tingle! This exclusive extravaganza gets the best, and the best want to come! So be enthralled as the picturesque Hay Festival opens its gates for your literary escape!

Hack Herefordshire - Escape Equestrian Style! Experience a unique horseback adventure trekking through the highest parts of the Black Mountains (some parts you might not otherwise get to see) and feel the freedom and exhilaration of riding out into the Brecon Beacons. Canter through the countryside, gallop through terrain and really get that country air in your hair! Here in Herefordshire, a day in the saddle is a must do.


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