Tag Archives: herefordshire

Cycling on the left – the American cycle tourist in England

We cycle on the left….is this the only difference between cycling in America and England? For a tiny island, there is a lot packed in – history, countryside, literature & geology.  Cycle round a bend in a country lane and … Continue reading

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300th Anniversary of the Three Choirs Festival – Follow Elgar’s cycle rides

This year is the 300th Anniversary of the Three Choirs Festival – and its being held in Herefordshire – so lots to see & do there from 26 July to 1 August.  One of the most famous supporter of the … Continue reading

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The Best Pubs in the world…(to visit on a cycling holiday) -The Sun Inn, Leintwardine

This is a pub like no other.  Its a Parlour pub.  Which means that you walk into the land lady’s living room and are served your beer there….The beer is brought in from the kitchen.  No beer taps, no modern … Continue reading

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Art in the Sticks – Herefordshire’s H.Art week starting 10 September

From 10-18 September, Herefordshire & the Welsh border’s thriving arts & crafts community open up their workshops & studios to visitors.  Many of the artists have chosen to live, work & be inspired by local landscapes, which means that their … Continue reading

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Bats and brimstones: a British wildlife safari by Dixe Wills in The Guardian Saturday May 28 2011

Just like to thank Dixe Wills for a great write up in The Guardian this Bank holiday Saturday. “Cruising backroads on which we were the only traffic, we entered Sned Wood, a haven for butterflies. We slowed our pace and … Continue reading

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Cycling and Canoeing Safaris in the Guardian

Look out for The Guardian Travel section tomorrow (Saturday 28 May) to see what journalist Dixe Wills thought of his Wheely Wonderful Cycling and Canoeing Safari.  He cycled around the Black & White Villages of North Herefordshire,  crossed the River … Continue reading

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Bikes and Books

Two new books to get you inspired about cycling and cycling in the English Welsh borders. First up  ” A Guide to Slow Travel in the Marches” by Les Lumsdon.  Loads of ideas of how to get around the Marches … Continue reading

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