Coming up with an original gift is always difficult, that's why we've curated a list of Herefordshire experiences, workshops and activities. Purchase a gift voucher for your loved ones to use later in the year!
Wheely Wonderful Cycling
A short cycle break (3 days – 2 nights) perfect for a special occasion. Enjoy three days of great cycling around Herefordshire, staying at The Lion Hotel in Leintwardine and The Stagg at Titley, which has an outstanding reputation for food and accommodation. A total of 54 miles (86km) with longer routes available. Availability from April to September.
Oldfield Forge offers an unforgettable blacksmithing experience, involving red hot metal forming, holding the tongs and wielding the hammer. There are a variety of different experience packages to choose from.
Chase Distillery have opened up their family farm to offer field to bottle distillery tours. The tour vouchers make a perfect present for any gin or vodka lover with a passion for knowing the origin of their spirits!
Issy and Bella share their love for flowers with their Flower School. Workshops are held at their farm, where they grow a lot of flowers, working with the seasons and what nature provides. They have a variety of courses from inspiration classes, career course to private 1-2-1s.
Bread Making Workshop
Spend a day of flour-filled fun in Peter Cook’s bakery at The Hop Pocket and find out how to make your own Real Bread at home. Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to perfect your loaf – they’ve got a workshop for you.
Cider Tour & Tasting
Enjoy a behind the scenes peak into the world at Little Pomona on their Tour & Tasting Experience. Running Saturday afternoons, from April through to October, the visit kicks off with a welcome cider in their Tasting Room. A perfect give to enjoy next year.
Fire Pit Cooking
Treat someone special to one to an exclusive Woodee Experience Day in rural Herefordshire. The Woodee Fire Pit Cooking and Skills course is perfect for the person or couple who love being outdoors and would like to learn how to cook delicious food over a fire.
Oaker Wood have a selection of Gift vouchers including; kids activity days, building your own pizza oven, clay pigeon shooting and quad biking!
Hilltop Birds of Prey Experience
Hilltop Birds of Prey offer personal experiences with a wonderful collection of Owls, Hawks, and Falcons, including private 1 to 1 experience for the whole family. Gift vouchers can be purchased now and are valid for 12 months.
Leather Handbag Workshop
Bag obsessed? Williams Handmade Leather courses are suitable for beginners and designers. There are 5 different courses, from a two day leather bag making workshop to a full day private one-to-one workshop. All courses are both informative and enjoyable, set in a relaxed, friendly and productive atmosphere.
The Viking Games
The Viking Games are offering a selection of traditional nordic games adapted for twenty first century fun! Activities include axe throwing, archery, molkky, kubb, stige and bullrings. Purchase a gift voucher for a one of kind experience.
One for the gin lover! Foxtail Gin’s experiences provide the undivided attention of a Master Distiller, teaching the medicinal origins of Gin, the craft production process and leading a blind tasting. Experience options include a private gin masterclass or a bespoke package.
Cycling Short Breaks
Looking for a gift for your favourite cyclist? Wheely Wonderful Cycling is offering holiday gift vouchers. Herefordshire has wonderful quiet country lanes to cycle, with great views, great food and places to stay. There are a wide range of cycling short breaks for all types of cyclist; leisure, family and road cyclists, from Orchards cycle tours to Black and White villages cycling short breaks. The recipient can choose the date they start, and the voucher is valid as full or part payment to any cycling holidays.
Wye Valley Falconry offers private experiences and events to fly, handle or view a variety of encounters with a number of Birds of Prey. Private experiences are hands-on, interactive and offer participants the chance to fly their Birds of Prey and watch their unique techniques that make them some of the world’s most incredible hunters and predators in the world.
Eastnor Pottery and The Flying Potter offer remarkable clay and pottery experiences designed to explore and develop creativity in all ages and abilities. Either book an experience/course or put the decision in their hands by purchasing a gift voucher.
One for the food lovers. Rayeesa, at Spiced By Rayeesa, teaches the essentials of cooking a great tasting traditional Indian meal. The class covers cooking a starter and mains, with tips and advice from Rayeesa along the way!
The Healing Powers of Plants
Rowans at Hedgerow Medicine offers a range of one and two day courses for those who want to find out more about the healing powers of plants, and how we can benefit from a closer relationship with nature.
Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting
Wythall Estate’s Vineyard offers a guided tour of the grape varieties grown at the Estate. Sharing their knowledge on the management, planting and harvest of the vines, which have been perfectly chosen to suit the English climate. Following the tour, groups are welcomed into the dining room at Wythall Manor to taste all the wines currently available.
Private Dance Class
Give the gift of dance! Award-winning, nationally acclaimed 2Faced Dance Company are based in the centre of Hereford. A £15 voucher will entitle the bearer to a one-hour contemporary dance class, tailored to their requirements, with one of the company’s professional Dance Artists. Whether an experienced dancer or a first-time attender, the company will work with you at your pace to achieve your dancing goals!