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Family holidays in the wild

Meadow at Ryeford Ponds

Switch off the screens and get ready for an adventure!


Herefordshire has stacks of space to run wild...

  • Roam our untamed landscapes, hike our hills and meet wild ponies 
  • Climb trees, ride along forest tracks and splash about in rivers
  • Play in wildflower meadows, get to know our birds & bugs and relax into the rhythm of summer
  • Hang out together, cook up campfire feasts & sleep under our starry skies


Butterfly Net



Free and pocket-friendly wild things to do

For under-7s

Calves at Rowlestone Farm

Delve into the great outdoors in Herefordshire and you’ll find lots of fun things to do. Best of all, there’s plenty of free and pocket-friendly options, from meeting wild mountain ponies to kite flying, from nature walks on an ice cream farm to butterfly chasing.

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For under-14s


Tire out the teens with running challenges, bike rides and night hikes. Get them cooking up a wild outdoor feast or hide amongst the sweetcorn and pick summer blooms.

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Pick a wild spot to stay

Ryeford Ponds

It’s easy to feel a world away in Herefordshire, thanks to our wonderfully wild places to stay.  Find them tucked down country lanes, hidden next to rivers, on organic farms and in remote valleys.

Wake up to birdsong and step into a day of adventure. In the evening, cosy up around your campfire, toast marshmallows and stargaze.

Find a wild place to stay

Converted barn with sheep outside
Cottage at Drovers Rest
Glamping at night
White House Glamping
Chapel House Farm campsite
Chapel House Farm campsite
Wild pony at Garway Hill
Garway Hill
Playing in the River Monnow
River Monnow
Kids Glamping
White House Glamping

Wild activities