The cathedral city of Hereford is the county town of Herefordshire and is just 16 miles from the England-Wales border. A large and vibrant town, Hereford has plenty to offer in terms of sights, attractions, and places of interest. It is also a city that boasts a rich history and diverse culture, including a varied industrial history relating to beer, cider, leather goods, agriculture, nickel alloys, and cattle. One of the major landmarks in the city is the famous Hereford Cathedral. The Old House, with its museum, is another fascinating example of historic architecture and is a popular attraction.
There are a number of companies taking up office space in this city, including NHS Herefordshire and Herefordshire Council, both of which are major employers in the city. Other companies that are major employers or have facilities in Hereford include Special Metals Wiggin Ltd, Painter Brothers, Cargill Meats Europe, Bulmers Cider, Weston’s Cider and Wye Valley Brewery.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Entertainment options in Hereford include the Courtyard Centre for the Arts, which is one of the main venues in the city for theatre and cultural entertainment. The Odeon Cinema is a single screen facility for movie lovers and there are also bowling and skating facilities in the city. If you enjoy dining out, you can choose from various eateries. The Bridge Inn is a great choice of tasty British food in a cosy setting while Mediteranne Restaurant served up fine cuisine inspired by the Med. For excellent Indian food you can pay a visit to Razbari Restaurant.
There are good road links in the city, providing convenience and ease for drivers and those using other forms of ground transport such as buses and taxis. The A49 trunk road runs through the city along with the A465 and the A438. Rail links are accessed via Hereford Railway Station, which operates on the Welsh Marches Line, providing connections to various parts of Wales, Birmingham, London, Manchester and Worcester. The closets air travel links to the city are at Gloucester and Bristol as well as Cardiff and Birmingham.