Ross-on-Wye is a great place to base yourself while you are in Herefordshire as many of the city’s main attractions are within easy reach. The Hereford Cider Museum and the Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre are two of the best places to explore here. Two more worthwhile attractions within a short distance of Ross-on-Wye are Merchants' Quay and the Gloucester Folk Museum.
There are many interesting cultural attractions in and around Ross-on-Wye. Step inside the many remarkable museums here such as City Museum in Gloucester, Malvern Museum in Malvern and the National Waterways Museum. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the gorgeous live performance venues such as Malvern Theatres in Malvern. There are some popular galleries to visit near here including the Hereford Museum and Art Gallery in Hereford.
When the temperature falls in Ross-on-Wye, rent some gear and head to the nearby slopes at ski centers such as the Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre in Gloucester.
Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester is a great place to experience Herefordshire’s passion for rugby union, and to see local heroes, the Gloucester, in action. On game days follow the river of red and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local rugby union lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South M5, Jct.12, the Hallmark Hotel Gloucester and the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.