Four-Day Trip to Herefordshire

  • Herefordshire |
  • Overnight Trip |
  • 12-15 September 2011

The North West Wales Art Fund Committee are proposing a four day trip to Herefordshire. Accomodation will be at the 3 star 'Three Counties Hotel' in Hereford (3 nights with breakfast and evening meals). The proposed itinerary is as follows:

Day One― Monday 12 September: Morning pick up at three designated places before heading for Worcester. Arrive at Worcester by lunch time to enjoy a few hours looking around the city and visiting key attractions (e.g. the Worcester Porcelain Museum). Refreshments, lunch, and entrance fees at your own expense. The afternoon will be spent driving to Hereford and checking into the Three Counties Hotel before preparing for dinner.

Day Two― Tuesday 13 September: The morning will be spent looking at the Norman engravings at Kilpeck Church with a local historian. Then to Dore Abbey (a Cistercian/Laudian abbey) and Bacton Church. Tea and coffee is included. In the afternoon, a guided tour of¬†the Neo-classical Clytha Castle. Afternoon tea is included.

Day Three― Wednesday 14 September: There will be free time in the morning to explore Hereford's key attractions. In the afternoon, a visit to Kentchurch Court (the Scudamore family's estate for more that 1000 years). There will be a guided tour of Kentchurch with afternoon tea to follow.

Day Four―Thursday 15 September: Check out of the hotel in the morning to head for Weston Park, a 'House of History' dating back from the Domesday Book and set in 1000 acreas of Capability Brown parkland. A three course lunch will be served in the Music Room with a guided tour of the house to follow (both included). Return to North West Wales in the early evening.

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