Herefordshire Trail - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Herefordshire Trail
The Herefordshire Trail is 154 miles around the Herefordshire countryside, passing through market towns and picturesque villages. It starts in the ancient market town of Ledbury and passing through the most picturesque black and white villages, spectacular rural scenery and a variety of characterful small towns, each with individual and fascinating histories and buildings.
Attractions Near Herefordshire Trail
Old Durham Gardens
1.98km from Herefordshire Trail
Old Durham Gardens provide a charming public space for everybody to enjoy. The gardens lie less than a mile from Durham city centre, and can be reached through a number of pleasant woodland or riverside walks. Here you will find a beautiful walled garden with structured planting and terraces running down to a restored orchard.
2.89km from Herefordshire Trail
Elvet Bridge is a stone bridge that crosses the River Wear connecting the peninsula in central Durham and the Elvet area of the city. The bridge has 10 visible arches and further arches hidden under the road. The present Elvet Bridge replaced a slightly earlier one that was in the same location and is one of only three bridges left in England with buildings on them.
Durham Museum and Heritage Centre
3.03km from Herefordshire Trail
The Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is a fascinating museum of local history covering Durham and the surrounding area. The museum contains a variety of objects, models, pictures and audio-visual displays. These exhibitions provide the visitor with an overview of life, labour and leisure in this ancient fortified city, centre of pilgrimage and capital of the Prince Bishops of Durham.
St Chad's College Chapel
3.05km from Herefordshire Trail
St Chad's College is a recognized college of Durham University in England, founded in 1904 as an Anglican hall for the training of Church of England clergy. The main part of the college is located on the Bailey, occupying nine historic buildings at the east end of Durham Cathedral. It neighbors Hatfield College to its north, while St John's College and St Cuthbert's Society are to its south. The college is named after St Chad of Mercia, a seventh-century bishop.
3.09km from Herefordshire Trail
Sitting at the heart of Durham's World Heritage Site and occupied continuously since the 11th century, the Castle is now home to the students of University College, part of Durham University. Designated as a cultural World Heritage Site in England, along with Durham Cathedral, since 1986. The castle stands on top of a hill above the River Wear on Durham's peninsula.
3.09km from Herefordshire Trail
Palace Green is an area of grass in the centre of Durham, England, flanked by Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. The Cathedral and Castle together form a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is situated on top of the narrow, high peninsula formed by a sharp bend in the River Wear.
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For more information about Herefordshire Trail, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herefordshire_Trail