Below are a selection of local activities which you might like to do if visiting Eardisland (and the surrounding area) with children:
Eardisland Play Area
Eardisland has a well maintained childrens play area, with zip wire, climbing wall and goal / basketball hoop.
This is situated behind the Village Hall
The Old Ford
Situated 200m up Broome Lane (between the Dovecote and the River).
A pebbly beach for paddling, stone skimming etc.
3 miles up Broome Lane (a nice quiet cycle ride) is the river Arrow at Pembridge. Popular in the summer for paddling, swimming and picnics.
Weobley Play Area
There is a larger play area in the nearby village of Weobley which has an impressive range of play equipment and a skate park.
Leominster Play Area
There is a play area set within a The Grange, a large open space in Leominster, which can be accessed from Grange Walk or Etnam Street car park.
Queenswood Country Park
103 acres of semi natural ancient woodland designated. Licensed Cafe in restored timber framed building, serving snacks, ice creams and hot meals.
Easy access paths and waymarked trails. Giant redwoods and carved wooden animals.
Pay and display car park.
Credenhill Park Wood and Iron Age Fort
Impressive Iron Age fort set within woodland.
Wapley Hill Fort
Forestry Commision woodland with hill fort on the top.
Great view and free parking.
Shobdon Airfield and Cafe
Small airfield with a great cafe with outside seating.
Watch small planes and helicopters.
Halo leisure provide swimming pools at Leominster and Hereford. Hereford has a wave machine and slide.
Please click here for the Halo website.
Hereford Museums and Art Gallery
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, housed in a spectacular Victorian gothic building, has been exhibiting artefacts and works of fine and decorative art connected with the local area since 1874. Although the exterior of the building has changed very little the museum and gallery have kept up with the times.
Details of exhibitions and opening times here.
Hampton Court Gardens & Maze
Beautiful gardens with an impressive backdrop of a late medieval castle.
Hampton Court offers two walled gardens, innovative water features,herbaceous borders, a maze, a secretive underground tunnel, sunken garden and woodland play area.
Open the gates to family fun and fresh air. Visit the baby animals in the barn, join in with the animal feeding tour, or let off steam in the play area.
Walk the trail, admire the spectacular views across four counties, see the benefit to the environment of organic farming, and on dry days take a trailer ride around the farm.
Small Breeds Centre
A magical place to experience animals, birds, and owls.