By car There are excellent motorway and main road links with the rest of the UK. We’re just 3 hours from London and 1 ½ hours from Birmingham International Airport.
Cardiff-Hereford: 56 miles
Birmingham-Hereford: 58 miles
London-Hereford: 135 miles
Manchester-Hereford: 138 miles
By rail There are railway stations at Hereford, Leominster, Colwall and Ledbury. Direct trains run to Hereford daily from Birmingham New Street Station (which has connections to Birmingham International Airport), with a journey time of 1 ½ hours. The regular service from Manchester stops at Leominster and Hereford (journey time 2 hours 10 minutes). Direct trains from London Paddington to Hereford (journey time about 3 hours) stop at Ledbury. For National Rail enquiries, telephone 0845 748 4950 or go to www.nationalrail.co.uk
By coach National Express coaches run nationwide services. You can, for example, travel direct from London, Birmingham and Cardiff to Hereford, Ledbury or Ross-on-Wye. For details , telephone 0870 588080 or go to www.nationalexpress.com
By air The nearest major international airports are Birmingham, Cardiff and Bristol with scheduled flights to and from America and many European hubs. The London airports of Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted have a more comprehensive range of flights and destinations. Car hire is available at all airports. Quick links through to help you plan your journey to Herefordshire and to do some preliminary research on Herefordshire antecedents.
Travel Herefordshire Buses (http://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/transport/public_transport/1590.asp) 01432 260211:
National Express (http://www.nationalexpress.com/home.aspx) 08717 818181
Great Western Trains (http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk)
London Midland (http://www.londonmidland.com)
National Rail www.nationalrail.co.uk 03457484950
Herefordshire Council (www.herefordshire.gov.uk)
Events in Herefordshire (www.visitherefordshire.co.uk)