Out and About in Herefordshire - Summer 2015

We all know the English weather is a little temperamental, so when the weather turns warmer we really do need to make the most of it! It’s nice to show our guests at White Heron Properties the best that the county has to offer, so we’ve put together a whole array of outdoorsy events and activities to help you decide what to do sunshine or not!

Cheltenham Science Festival - June 2nd - June 7th
Fancy yourself as the next Albert Einstein? With almost all fields of science exhibited, the Cheltenham Science Festival is a great opportunity to learn and explore in a fun and engaging way, and perfect for visitors of all ages and scientific backgrounds!

Hellens Garden Festival - June 6th 10am - June 7th 5pm - www.hellensmanor.com
Uniquely bringing together showcase talks and demonstrations on the theme of ‘nature’s abundance’. For Festival goers to learn, engage and debate, and to take home new ideas and fabulous plants and produce. This Garden Festival also aims to engage children, so you can find a storytelling yurt, pizza making and hedgehog house building, plus rare breed animals and crafts!

Mini Wildplay - June 7th 11am - 5:30pm - www.eastnorcastle.com
One for the little ones - explore nature with the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust. Mud kitchen, bug hunting, den building and rope trail.

Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival - June 12th - June 14th
Held at the beautiful Montpellier Gardens, this delightful festival showcases the very best of local produce and local cooking talent. With everything from the humble pie, to exquisite fine dining.

Kington Festival’s Annual Wheelbarrow Race - June 13th 6pm - 9pm - www.kingtonfestival.co.uk
Looking for something a little different? Take part in the 39th running of the annual Kington Wheelbarrow Race - now well established as fabulous entertainment! Combined with a fancy dress competition, this has fastly become the most fun sporting event of the year!

Well Woman Day - June 18th 11am - 4pm - www.thehaven.org.uk
Held at the beautiful Broadfield Court Estate in Bodenham, Well Woman Day offers talks, Yoga, Tai Chi and Nordic Walking sessions, all in support of The Haven breast cancer support centre!

Gillow Cider Festival - June 19th 12pm - June 21st 4pm - www.gillowcider.co.uk
When in Herefordshire you must indulge in at least one cider! The Gillow Cider Festival proudly brings you a weekend of musicians, bands, dancing and traditional cider drinking - you can camp out too!

Cheltenham Music Festival - 30th June - 11th July
Each year, this event provides 12 days of thrilling musical entertainment to it’s visitors! Featuring the very best artists from across the UK and beyond, the Cheltenham Music Festival is perfect for any lover of classical music.

If you’re looking to stay local for a long weekend, or for a family holiday, we still have some great Last Minute offers on our holiday cottages.

Jo x