Places to visit
There are many places to explore and activities to enjoy near Huntlands Farm.
We would be happy to discuss any of them with you prior to your visit and if necessary, make appropriate booking arrangements on your behalf.
Our Local Farmers’ Markets
The Teme Valley Market, our local farmer’s market, is one of the oldest farmers’ markets in the country and is situated right on our doorstep. It is held every second Sunday of each month during the year.
Farmers’ Markets in Herefordshire
Farmers’ Markets in Worcestershire
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Countryside & Leisure
- Arrow Valley Country Park (32 miles) 400 hectare country park with visitor centre, cafe, and gift shop. Superb lakeside trails. Fishing, cycling, plus events/activities throughout the year.
- Astley Vineyards (13 miles) English Vineyard producing international award winning white wines; set in secluded wildlife haven. Free entrance, wine tasting and vineyard trail.
- Bringsty Vintage Living (on the doorstep) Antique and vintage furniture, mirrors, lighting and garden items to decorate your home. Cafe serving great homemade cakes and cream teas.
- Chase Distillery (15 miles) This Herefordshire Single-Estate distillery offers a unique tour and tasting experience unlocking some of the secrets and skills that go into creating the award-winning range of spirits.
- Evesham Vale Light Railway (26 miles) Enjoy beautiful views as you travel through the old apple orchards on a miniature steam train at Evesham Country Park.
- Laserclayz (on the doorstep) run a laser clay shooting activity; a concept similar to clay pigeon shooting but uses guns that fire lasers instead of cartridges. This means that the activity is completely safe, can be played by any age and ability and most importantly leaves no mess behind.
- Mayfly Café at Cob House Country Park (6 miles) Buffet Breakfast, Carvery Lunch, Chefs Specials, coffee and cake or delicious afternoon teas; Animals to visit for free such as Reindeer, Alpacas, Pigs, Goats and lots of feathered friends. Regular Events; Fishing; Walking.
- Morgan Car Factory (14 miles) Enjoy a fully guided tour of the factory watching the craftsmen and women using traditional skills to make the Morgan Sports Cars.
- Museum of Royal Worcester (11 miles) See the world’s largest collection of Worcester Porcelain and learn about a fascinating workforce and history that spans over 250 years. Visit the shop to find an ever changing selection of vintage and antique Royal Worcester made on the factory site for sale.
- The Hop Pocket Craft Centre (10 miles) A large craft and gift centre, Farmhouse Fayre restaurant, a plant centre, and over 20 unique and independent shops.
- The Knapp and Papermill Nature Reserve (4 miles) Beautiful reserve consisting of old valley meadows, woodland and orchard.
- West Midland Safari & Leisure Park (26 miles) Go wild on a four-mile self-drive safari; visit the Discovery Trail; enjoy amusement rides.
- Westons Cider (22 miles) Discover the craft of cider-making from blossom to bottle. See where the apples are harvested, weighed and washed. Venture into the heart of the mill where they press, ferment and mature before blending and packing. On-site shop and cafe/restaurant too.
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History & Heritage
- Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings (23 miles) Unique home for 27 historic buildings, rescued from demolition and rebuilt in a beautiful corner of Worcestershire’s rural countryside.
- Berrington Hall (National Trust) (20 miles) An elegant neo-classical house of the late 18th-century, designed by Henry Holland, set in a park landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown.
- Bewdley Museum (16 miles)Housed in an historic Butchers Shambles. Fascinating displays, daily demonstrations, varied exhibitions, events and workshops. Lovely gardens and tea shop.
- Brockhampton Estate (National Trust) (on the doorstep) Still operates traditional farming methods and has extensive areas of woodland which make excellent walking. The Lower Brockhampton House is late 14th-century and has a moated manor house. This great YouTube video shows you around the house & gardens.
- Cider Museum & King Offa Distillery, Hereford(20 miles) Learn about the history of cider making, from the milling and pressing of the fruit to the production of the juice which is fermented to make cider. Set in a former cider factory, you can see every kind of cider-making equipment; explore the champagne cellars, a vat house and a cooper’s workshop.
- Croft Castle and Parkland (National Trust) (23 miles) A late 17th-century house with fine Georgian interiors, restored walled gardens, stunning views over the Welsh Marches and miles of marked walks.
- Dore Abbey (31 miles) Founded as a Cistercian Abbey by Lord Robert D’Ewyas in 1147; an interesting survival of Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the Monasteries.
- Eastnor Castle (24 miles) Eastnor Castle is a dramatic, fairytale castle situated in a 5,000 acre estate in the Malvern Hills within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – it is the home of the Hervey-Bathurst family.
- Elgar Birthplace Museum (on the doorstep) Provides a fascinating insight into the life and music, family and friends, development and inspirations of Sir Edward Elgar. Also, you can visit the country cottage where he was born.
- Forge Mill Needle Museum (36 miles) Unique museum telling the history of needle making in the listed Victorian water mill. 12th-century Cistercian Abbey ruins and Visitor Centre.
- Goodrich Castle (35 miles) Stands majestically on a wooded hill commanding the passage of the River Wye into the picturesque valley of Symonds Yat.
- Hanbury Hall (National Trust) (20 miles) Set in 395 acres of parkland, with a beautifully restored 18th-century garden. The impressive interior, with its superb painted ceilings, holds a fine porcelain collection and an exhibition about the Hall’s past.
- Hartlebury Castle (21 miles) A 13th-century fortified Bishop’s Palace, the residence of the Bishop of Worcester since 1250.
- Harvington Hall (24 miles) An Elizabethan moated manor house with rare wall paintings and the largest series of priest hiding places in the country.
- Hawford Dovecote (National Trust) (14 miles) A curious, crooked-timbered dovecote dating from the 16th-century.
- Hereford Cathedral (19 miles) Hereford Cathedral is home to the Mappa Mundi and the Chained Library.
- Middle Littleton Tithe Barn (National Trust) (28 miles) One of the largest and finest 13th-century tithe barns in the country. It was built in blue lias stone, with Cotswold stone roof tiles, oak timber aisle posts and a crucked roof.
- Severn Valley Railway (17 miles)Steam-hauled passenger trains running along the beautiful Severn Valley, between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire.
- The Commandery (10 miles) One of England’s oldest buildings, a glorious Grade I listed building dating back to the 12th-century, it has a long and varied history that is reflected in its range of architectural styles from medieval to Victorian.
- The Greyfriars (National Trust) (11 miles) A 15th-century timber-framed Merchant’s house in Worcester city centre.
- Waterworks Museum, Hereford (20 miles) Located in a pretty setting by the River Wye, it is well worth a visit. The county’s industrial heritage is brought vividly to life by the museum’s working engines, along with many exciting exhibits and interactive displays. They tell the story of drinking water from the very beginning, through the Industrial Revolution to the present day. There are impressive beam, gas and diesel engines and the oldest working triple expansion engine in Britain.
- Whitbourne Hall (on the doorstep) Designed by Elmslie and built in the Palladian manner for the Evans family in 1861, the Hall retains its principal reception rooms in their original style and reflects the grandeur of the period. The house itself and the grounds, including the elegant Italianate Parterre Garden, Victorian Walled Garden and Greenhouses, have been restored by the current owners.
- Wichenford Dovecote (National Trust) (7 miles) This 17th-century black and white half-timbered dovecote has an unusual chimney-like structure on the roof, which is in fact an entrance for the birds. Pigeons were kept in these buildings both for their eggs and meat. The practice was introduced by the Romans but only became commonplace after the Norman conquest and continued up until the end of the 18th-century.
- Witley Court & Gardens (8 miles) Spectacular ruins, stunning fountains, restored gardens and woodland walks make for a great day out. Read the tea shop’s daily adventures on Gill’s blog. Or visit The Witley Tea Rooms NEW website for more information.
- Worcester Cathedral (11 miles)Worcester Cathedral is one of England’s most magnificent and inspiring buildings, a place of prayer and worship for fourteen centuries. View the Cathedral on YouTube.
- Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum (11 miles) Visit the latest exhibition, learn about the past and enjoy fun family activities. Browse in the shop or just relax in the tranquil surroundings of the Balcony Cafe. FREE admission!
- Worcester Porcelain Museum (11 miles) Learn about the everyday lives of the talented workforce who produced the famous Worcester porcelain as you travel through the Georgian, Victorian, and 20th-century galleries.
- Worcestershire County Museum (11 miles) Explore the wonders of Worcestershire and experience life through the ages. Special events and fun family activities take place throughout the year.