The local history society for Bromyard and District have created an enjoyable resource for people interested in learning about the heritage of the town and the surrounding area. 5 Sherford Street,
England, HR7 4DL
Butchers Row House Museum is a small museum of Victorian life, housed in a historic timber-framed medieval cottage. The cottage used to stand on Ledbury's High Street but was torn down in 1830 to make way for new development. The bits and pieces of the cottage were kept intact, and in 1979 the entire building was re-erected on its current site opposite the Ledbury Heritage Centre. Church Lane,
England, HR8 1DW
One of the more popular visitor attractions in Hereford, the Cider Museum is attached to King Offa Distillery, which produces a range of ciders and cider-based fruit liqueurs. The museum tells the story of how cider is made, tracing the process from growing apples, milling, pressing, fermenting, and bottling. Pomona Place,
England, HR4 0EF
A modern museum on the site once occupied by the Dominican monstery of Blackfriars (so-named for the black habits traditionally worn by the Dominican monks). Blackfriars was the home of the Order of St John (the Hospitallers), the ancestor of the St John Ambulance organization. Widemarsh Street,
England, HR4 9HN
The museum of the Herefordshire Light Infantry tells the compelling tale of the regiment's history from its inception as the Herefordshire Rifle Volunteers in 1860, through its involvement in such historic campaigns as Gallipoli, Egypt, and Palestine.
England, HR1 2QX
Church Lane is a narrow, cobbled lane leading from Ledbury High Street to the medieval parish church. The lane is full of attractive timber-framed buildings, and among those historic buildings is the Ledbury Heritage Centre.
England, HR8 1DN
A museum of local history for Leominster and area. The Museum includes a recreation of a Victorian schoolroom and stables, plus a cider press and mill. There is a special exhibit on local artist John Scarlett Davis, an immensely successful Victorian painter, and local archaeological finds are on display. 16 Etnam Street,
England, HR6 8AL
Step aboard the Tardis and explore the time-travelling world of Dr Who in this fascinating museum located in the centre of historic Bromyard. The Time Travel and Dr Who Museum features the real props used in Dr Who television series from the 1960s right up to the present day. 12 The Square,
England, HR7 4BP
The Waterworks Museum bills itself as a 'Celebration of water engineering', tracing the story of drinking water through time. The museum is housed in a historic Victorian water pumping station which served as Hereford's main water supply station for well over a century. The museum has displays covering the history of drinking water from earliest prehistoric times through to today. Broomy Hill,
England, HR4 0LJ
This delightful local Museum for Weobley and the surrounding area stands on the site formerly occupied by the village police station and court. Weobley is one of Herefordshire's famous 'Black and White Villages', with a wealth of beautiful timber-framed buildings, and the museum has special exhibits on timber-framing and how half-timbered houses were built. Back Lane,
England, HR4 8SG
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This Day in British History
14 August, 1040
Macbeth kills King Duncan
Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!
This king abdicated the throne on 11 December, 1936, before he had officially been crowned
The Feathers Hotel in Ludlow is internationally recognised for its beautiful Jacobean architecture and medieval heritage. Described in the New York Times I dare say it is the most handsome Inn in the world....everybody knows of it. It is one of the prime images of Olde England portrayed in … more >>
A stylish, comfortable 10 bedroom hotel in a dramatic Tudor building set in the centre of the ancient and rural market town of Bromyard. Fine dine in the beautiful restaurant, relax in the comfortable lounge. Also there is a classic 18th century ballroom, oak panelled private room and separate Mews … more >>