Historic Hereford has a host of independent boutiques, many of which are welcoming you to shop online whilst their doors are closed. 

Church Street – a cobbled beauty, tucked away in the heart of the city you’ll find The Craft Gallery and Timothy Hawkins Gallery are both home to original arts and crafts from the county’s makers. When their doors open again they are well worth a visit. 

John McKellar Designer Jewellery and CV Osborne Jewellery offer stunning handmade designs, whilst fashion-forward View and the bijou Artisan are perfect for women’s clothes and accessories. The sweetly named Hey, Honey! is a purveyor of all things bees and pop into Fodder Lotions and Potions for natural and organic body care. Visit their websites to start browsing. 

Cherry Savidge. a bright and beautiful fashion store, plus Hat Trick and Foot Note which offer stylish accessories. Mike Gell Gallery offers contemporary British Jewellery where you can browse the showcase of British jewellery designer-makers on their website. Layers is another must for interiors and fashion.

Meanwhile, Printer and Tailor focuses on considered, creative, contemporary design for modern living. It does exactly what it says on the tin – shopping here is sheer joy – they have everything added to their website for you to shop online. Fox and Mabel is another ode to gorgeousness: pop onto their website and leave with a basket crammed with lovely things for the kitchen and home.

Along Commercial Street, Earthing Zero Waste Shop is open as normal and committed to helping you make eco-conscious choices – products like a coconut scourer, reusable sponge cloths, wooden dish brush and the food wraps help you minimise the disposable waste, therefore, keeping your kitchen space as “zero-waste” as it can be. Opposite is Luna Gifts which is packed with lovely ideas for the home or gift ideas, including a brilliant range of planters and ceramics; their online shop is just as packed.

Camperdown Lane, run by three sisters with a shared passion for interiors, it is a wonderland for homeware, accessories gifts and interiors, you’ll be forever browning on their website. 50 sells a unique blend of ethically sourced furniture, homewares and gifts.

After all that online shopping, it will be time to order a takeaway. The award-winning Bookshop are offering Sunday Roasts to warm up at home. For those of you that are vegan, or trying out vegauary, Sensory & Rye have Vegan Taco Kits for pick up or home delivery. Families, The Beefy Boys have you covered with ‘The Beefy Boys DIY’ kits, make half a dozen burgers like a bonafide Beefy Boy pro.