The journey from Shrewsbury to Hereford takes in some glorious landscapes, and whether you’re making the trip for business or pleasure, catching the train is the hassle-free way to travel.

Taking approximately an hour, there are trains running throughout the day, so why not take advantage of our Advanced ticket deals and plan your day in Hereford. The cathedral city of Hereford has a rich and vibrant history, as well as a cosmopolitan atmosphere, making it the ideal destination for a day out. With plenty to do and see, whether you’re after culture, shopping, or something more thrilling, you’ll leave with perfect memories of a day well spent.

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Housing the world-famous Mappa Mundi, Hereford Cathedral is a must-see. This 13th-century relic is the earliest example of a map is how religious scholars and academics understood the world. Witnessing this medieval parchment offers a palpable sense of awe and wonder. 

If your idea of fun is more physical, head over to HS Activities for paintball battles, clay and air gun shooting. Also on offer is archery, laser tag, and a whole host of other outdoor adventures. With a vast five-acre site, there’s so much going on here, both big and little kids will be exhausted after! 

For shopaholics, Hereford is home to all the big high street names, but there are also plenty of independent boutiques showcasing local talents, such as artwork, pottery and glassware. Why not pick up some delicious homemade fudge for the journey home, or if you prefer, catch a show at the Courtyard Theatre - just don’t rustle the bag of fudge you’ve got hidden away! 

You’ll leave Hereford with some lovely memories, and next time, make life easy by downloading our user-friendly app, allowing you to be the first to know about our special deals.