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Black Mountains Views

Local Area

The Fold is in the perfect location to explore the abundant nature that surrounds it. With Offas Dyke a stones throw away offering plentiful hikes and the quaint town of Hay-on-Wye just 25 minutes drive away, you won't be short of things to do. We've highlighted a few of our favourites to get you started but don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like any more information about the area.

Views of Hereford

Local Area


We've put together some of our favourite walks - view here.


The Black Mountains - beautiful walks along Offas Dyke (15-minute drive) 

Arthur's Stone - 5000-year-old chambers which CS Lewis was inspired by whilst writing the Chronicles of Narnia

Canoe Hire - Canoeing down the River Wye - offering £5 discount on half-day canoe rental for guests of The Fold.

The Viking Games - Traditional Nordic Games in Hereford; think axe throwing, paintball, Kubb, and Laser clay shooting.

Black Mountain Botanicals - Gin tours and tasting.

At the Fold:

Books on local walks and birds are provided 

Board games are provided 

18 acres to explore (soon with hidden seating spots!)

On rainy days, cozy up to the wood burner with a good book 

Views of Hereford
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Food & Drink

We've put together a comprehensive list of great pubs and restaurants - head to our Food & Drinks guide here.

Days Out

Hay on Wye - an internationally renowned town of books, with lovely independent shops and galleries


Hereford - old market town with historic cathedral and shops

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Local Shops

Golden Valley Stores, Peterchurch, Hereford, HR2 0RP
The closest convenience store to The Fold, stocks your usual range of items, under new
management and improving all the time. Open Mon to Sat 7am-7pm and Sunday 8am-1pm.

Hopes of Longtown, The Farmers Barn, Longtown, Hereford, HR2 0LT
Enjoy local produce and gifts from a rural independently run store with an eco-focus. You can get get cash back from the Post Office here and they will even deliver if you need it. See the pamphlet in the cabin. Open Mon to Fri 7.30am – 5.30pm, Sat 7.30am – 4pm, Sunday 10am – 2pm.

Locks Garage, Allensmore, Herefordshire, HR2 9AS.
The closest garage to The Fold and a convenience store stocking groceries and an off-licence, open
5am – 10pm.

Local Supermarkets
Hereford: Tesco, Waitrose, Asda, Sainsburys, Aldi, Morrisons and Lidl
Hay on Wye: Co-Op

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