LOCAL INFO

The Barns are surrounded by rolling hills, nestled in the Hamlet of Shetton. Walking, cycling, golf or simply relaxing are just some of things that are on the doorstep.

Close to a variety of attractions including Shobdon airfield, open to visitors offering trial flights in fixed wing aircraft, gliding, microlights and helicopters.

The cathedral city of Hereford is 10kms away offering an abundance of retail outlets and leisure facilities, historic tours and fabulous architecture.

The Black and White Village Trail is a circuit that takes in some of the most unspoilt villages and churches of North-West Herefordshire. Many of the buildings go back to Doomsday and beyond giving an insight into the
There are also several local vineyards offering wine tasting and tours..

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

  • Great for: Walking holidays Rural / countryside retreats Cycling holidays
  • Family Gathering multi generation
  • Canoeing on the River Wye
  • Fishing

WHAT TO SEE AND DO

  • National Trust Garden : The Weir

    Bordered by the River Wye, The Weir sits within unspoilt Herefordshire countryside and has many historical secrets to uncover. For centuries this site has been used as a pleasure ground for fishing, boating and swimming. It is managed in a natural way to create a varied habitat for wildlife

    http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/weir/
  • Black& White village Trail

    'unrivalled in England'
    The Black & White Village Trail is a motor route through some of the prettiest villages and most beautiful landscape in England. The 40 mile circular trail leads west from the ancient town of Leominster, through a rich landscape of orchards, hop-yards and distant hills, taking in the most picturesque black and white village.

    http://www.blackandwhitetrail.org/
  • The Mappa Mundi

    The Hereford Mappa Mundi is unique in Britain's heritage; an outstanding treasure of the medieval world, it records how thirteenth-century scholars interpreted the world in spiritual as well as geographical terms.
    The map bears the name of its author 'Richard of Haldingham or Lafford' (Holdingham and Sleaford in Lincolnshire). Recent research suggests a date of about 1300 for the creation of the map.
    Mappa Mundi is drawn on a single sheet of vellum (calf skin) measuring 64" by 52" .

    http://www.herefordcathedral.org/visit-us/mappa-mundi-1
  • Taste for Adventure Centre

    For an inspiring adventure!
    A wide range of adventurous outdoor activities, both on-site and off-site, led by fully qualified instructors. These include - High Ropes, Climbing, Abseiling, Zip Wire, Team Challenges, Rafting, Caving, Mountain Biking, Gorge Walking and many, many more.

    http://tasteforadventure.co.uk/
  • Shobdon Aeroclub

    Shobdon Aeroclub is surrounded by beautiful countryside and are close to the Welsh hills. It is the only licenced airfield in Herefordshire. You can enjoy a vibrant, friendly club, with great food, great flying and maintenance facilities as well as the benefit of being unimpeded by controlled airspace restrictions.
    For the non aviators the Aeroclub is a relaxing place to spend time with your friends and Family, whilst watching the airbourne activities.

    http://herefordshireaeroclub.com/
  • What's on in Herefordshire


    Hereford offers performances, activities and events to excite every passion and awaken every sense.
    Youíll find a host of regular performance art including music, comedy and theatre. If you prefer something more hands-on try an arts and crafts session - such as a potters wheel workshop. Our many country gardens will give your sense of smell a floral treat. Then thereís the Flavours of Herefordshire Festival which really is the icing on the cake

    http://visitherefordshire.co.uk/whats-on/
  • Ultimate activity Company

    Range of Land,water,adventure,Team building activities:
    Archery,Abseiling,Bushcraft survival, 4x4 Road Driving,Mountain biking,Canoeing,Raft building,Mountain Rescue Challenge.....

    http://www.ultimate-activitycompany.co.uk
  • Family Days Out near Hereford

    Website listing for all types of activities for kids in and around Hereford

    http://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk
  • Canoeing on the River Wye

    We offer Canadian Canoes and Kayaks for hire in England & Wales, on the River Wye, the River Severn and the River Thames. We also deliver group sessions and training courses, as well as bespoke programs for survival weekends based on the River Wye. Canoeing and kayaking are fantastic activities, used for team building, stag weekends, hen parties and family activity holidays.

    http://www.ultimate-canoeandkayak.co.uk
  • Walking Trails in Hereford

    The Herefordshire Trail is a long distance path using existing public rights of way to give a circular tour around our county.
    It links the five market towns of Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye, Kington, Leominster and Bromyard, along with some of the picturesque villages and hamlets for which Herefordshire is renowned

    http://www.herefordshiretrail.com/
  • Fishing

    Part of a 450-acre arable farm in the middle of the countryside just a few miles from the border with Wales in Herefordshire and five miles north of Ross-on-Wye, Andy's Fishing Lake has been throwing up some amazing catches since it opened in Spring 2008.

    http://www.fisheries.co.uk/andyslake
  • The Shobdon Food & Flying Festival

    Set up nearly a decade ago to support local farmers and producers, Shobdon Food Festival has grown into one of the regionís best-loved culinary events boasting over 70 of the finest food, drink and craft exhibitors around. We pride ourselves on creating a relaxed family atmosphere within which our visitors can enjoy the very Held annually the last week in June

    http://www.shobdonfoodfestival.co.uk
  • Brewery

    Beer on The Wye : Hereford Beer & Cider Festival !
    Beer on the Wye IX will showcase over 120 different real beers from breweries the length and breadth of the UK, with styles ranging from light ales to stouts; from lagers to dark milds, and probably everything in between.

    http://www.herefordcamra.org.uk/breweries.htm
  • Blue LineTaxis


    Blue Line operate an auto data dispatch system, dispatching over 5500 jobs per week to over 50 vehicles ranging from saloon cars to MPV and wheel chair accessible minibusís.
    Trained operators are on hand 24/7 365 days a year to take your call, operating the most up to date digital phone system with screen popping interacting with the dispatch system. Bookings can be taken over the phone, by fax, email or even sms text from your mobile.

    http://www.blueline-taxis.co.uk/
  • Ralf Cout Gardens

    12 amazing gardens set in the grounds of a Gothic rectory. From Italy to Africa the gardens transport you around the world and beyond into a fantasy world.
    Whether you are an adult or a child you will be mesmerized with the features and be surprised around every corner of the 3 acre garden.
    The garden is wheel chair friendly and all areas are accessible.

    http://www.ralphcourtgardens.co.uk
  • Fishing


    The Canon Bridge Fishing Pools can be found just 7 miles outside the beautiful, rural city of Hereford, Herefordshire.
    Located in Madley, Canon Bridge offers a peaceful and idyllic setting where you are able to fish in a relaxing environment.

    Two captivating Pools are available for you to fish from aswell as a new Training Pool which has opened this year.

    You will discover a variety of fish in the pools including Roach, Tench, Gudgeon, Carp, Crucian and Bream.

    http://www.canonbridgefishing.co.uk
The Kings House, Pembridge
Shobdon Aero Club
Hereford Cathedral with  the Mappa Mundi
Queenswood county Park-Leominster