Herefordshire borders the counties of Shropshire to the north, Worcestershire in the east, Gloucestershire to the south east and the Welsh preserved county counties of Gwent in the south west and Powys in the west.
Cities and towns
Herefordshire is a largely rural county with but a few small towns. Most interest is focused on the cathedral city and county town Hereford.
Explore the castles.Herefordshire was,until the late middle ages, a battle ground between the Welsh and the English. There are over 130 castles listed in the county.To start with you could visit
Hereford Castle which has over 1,000 years of history
Eastnor Castle  which is a mock tudor castle but with lovely grounds, deer park and plenty to see amongst the lovely Malvern Hills.