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Where to Stay

21st June 2018

Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts and Guest Houses in Herefordshire

If you’re visiting us from afar, here are a selection of our favorite places to stay in the local area!

Castle House

Address: Castle Street, Hereford HR1 2NW
Tel: 01432 356321

Tucked away by the castle moat two minutes walk from the magnificent Hereford Cathedral, Castle House is a unique, luxurious, privately-owned boutique townhouse hotel.

With 24 individually-styled suites and bedrooms, and a terraced garden overlooking the water, Castle House has a very special atmosphere. Eight beautiful rooms are just moments from the main hotel at No.25 Castle Street, our Georgian Townhouse. The Castle Restaurant and Ballingham Bistro and Bar offer the some of the best dining in Hereford and are the domain of one of England’s top female chefs, Claire Nicholls.

Castle House is a Silver Business Club member, supporting The Courtyard.

The Green Dragon Hotel

Address: Broad Street, Hereford HR4 9BG
Tel: 01432 272506

The Green Dragon is one of the oldest hotels in Britain, with roots dating back more than 900 years to an inn on this site, owned by the Bishops of Hereford, called the White Lyon. Located in the historic heart of the city of Hereford, The Green Dragon is an easy 15 minute walk from Hereford Train Station. Pay and display parking is located at the rear of the hotel on a first come first serve basis. If traveling by car please use postcode HR4 OBU to find their car park on Aubrey Street. If the hotel car park is full, there are several easy to find NCP car parks in the immediate area.

Choose from a collection of 83 beautifully designed bedrooms, each with its own unique character, their wide selection of rooms have all been furnished with your comfort in mind. So whether you opt for a short stay in a cosy Classic Single, or a relaxing long weekend in a Luxury Double, The Green Dragon have something for everyone.

The Green Dragon Hotel is a Platinum Business Club member, supporting The Courtyard.

Kidwells House

Address: 5-13 Newtown Road, Hereford HR4 9LH 
Tel: 01432 270313



Situated a few minutes away from Hereford City Centre and The Courtyard, Kidwells House is the ideal place for you to stay when visiting the area. Hereford’s largest Bed and Breakfast is licensed and 4**** accredited, offering a fantastic variety of 20 rooms from standard to superior and comprising of balcony or courtyard rooms. All rooms have flat screen Freeview TV, hairdryer, full tea and coffee making facilities and complementary Wi-Fi.

There is a large secure and safe car park, with storage for bicycles. You’ll find large lawned gardens to sit and unwind in, a relaxing sunny conservatory lounge, modern dining facilities and superbly presented rooms.

The light, modern, dining room is the perfect way to start the day with a choice of starters including cereals and fresh fruit or traditional English breakfast expertly cooked using only fresh local produce. Special diets are catered for upon request and packed lunches or a light snack in the evening are available upon prior booking.

Kidwells House’ sister business Kidwells Solicitors are a sponsor of The Courtyard.

Knights Retreat Bed and Breakfast

Address: New Mill, Eaton Bishop, Herefordshire, HR2 9QS
Tel: 01981 251 324
Web Site:


A peaceful place, not somewhere just to stay but to unwind and recharge physically and spiritually and gain a pleasant experience that lasts long after you’ve left. This Hereford B&B Retreat is an old timber-framed watermill listed in the Domesday Book of 1086, located in the wonderfully unspoiled area known as the Welsh Marches – Herefordshire, England close to the Welsh border, an area of exceptional natural beauty. Accommodation offered is twin and double en-suite bedrooms with use of functions/sitting room – suitable for individuals or small groups.

Knights Retreat has private seven acre grounds, where you can wander or meditate alone in peace and quiet. If you want to be alone enjoying complete peace or quietly mixing with others this will definitely suit you. A spiritual hideaway to retreat to, B&B accommodation where you can physically unwind.

There’s Wi-Fi, constant tea and coffee available and lots of free private parking, including secure lock-up for bikes. Footpaths and uncrowded roads start at our front gate set in wonderful countryside that’s just 5 miles from the Courtyard – even stabling for your horse!.

Somerville House

Address: 12 Bodenham Road, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2TS
Tel: 01432 273991
Web Site:


Somerville House, Hereford is AA 5 star Luxury Accommodation that offers bed and breakfast in a delightful boutique hotel style setting. The beautiful late Victorian villa combines original features with contemporary decor, sumptuous bedding and stylish en-suites.

Feel at home, relaxing in your room, in the lounge by the fire, or sitting on the terrace enjoying the beautiful garden. Conveniently located to enjoy Hereford City, its historic sites, the Courtyard Arts Centre and intriguing shops, restaurants and bars.

Somerville House is the gateway for new experiences and adventure exploring the glorious Herefordshire countryside and Hay-on-Wye, the Malverns, Forest of Dean, Wales and the Brecon Beacons. The property is also licensed and has free secure Wi-Fi throughout.

East Friars

Address: 33 Greyfriars Avenue, Hereford, HR4 0BE
Tel: 01432 276462
Web Site:


East Friars is an eclectic family home situated on the banks of the River Wye in Hereford. A ten minute walk to The Courtyard and just five minutes from the City Centre or open countryside. They welcome guests to their relaxed, laid back, comfortable family home, offering a large family room (one queen-size plus two singles) with ensuite bathroom and views of the river, a double overlooking the garden, Dolly the queen of Shepherds huts and a garden annex room.
The house is full of books, art and (often) music, a great place to just relax, be yourself and eat great home-cooked food. Breakfast and evening meals are provided by Polly who retrained as a Chef after years in marketing. Enjoy locally sourced food and homemade bread in the Conservatory overlooking the River Wye. They are happy to provide a pack-lunch for your onward journey. You’ll meet their very friendly, young Cockerton called Bea, two cats, two doves and offspring of varying ages. They pride themselves on being friendly and informal – and children (and well behaved pets) are welcome too!

The Temple Bar Inn

Address: Ewyas Harold, Hereford, HR2 0EU
Tel: +44 (0)1981 240 423
Web Site:

The Temple Bar Inn is every country lover’s dream, nestled in the heart of the Herefordshire village of Ewyas Harold, a stone’s throw from the Welsh Borders and the beautiful Black Mountains; there is no better place to enjoy a pint and the paper.
Licensed since the 1850’s, this much-loved watering hole has been sympathetically refurbished, reopening as a Free House and Restaurant where the rustically simple décor, relaxed environment and choice selection of real ales and fine wines, provide the perfect sojourn for locals and visitors alike.

The B&B rooms are situated on the first floor above the bar, and offer a comfortable welcome to guests who wish to stay overnight or for a few days. The rooms are all doubles, one of which has space for an extra single bed if required. Each room has a colour TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and free wi-fi. Room prices include full English breakfast. The Inn has its own car park.

Travelodge Hereford

Address: Pomana Place, Hereford, HR4 0EF
Tel: 08719 846343

Everything from cider distilleries to 10th century cathedrals. The Travelodge Hereford hotel is a cider-lover’s dream with the Cider Museum and King Offa Distillery right next door. For more sober pursuits, head to 10th century Hereford Cathedral by the River Wye.

Hereford has a number of great museums showcasing the town’s illustrious past. The hotel is located in walking distance of The Courtyard where you can watch amazing theatre, great comedy and live music.

All standard double rooms feature a comfy king size bed with four plump pillows and a cosy duvet. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of food and drink choices within easy walking distance from this hotel.