Take a drive through some stunning Countryside and find out about the area's heritage and history. Car audio CD tours available for guests staying at Eastview. (Black & White trail, Golden Valley and Ross-on-Wye and Beyond). Drive the Forest Bluebell route, see the Daffodils of Dymock and Kempley (Daffodil weekends run in March with refreshments available).
Try some fabulous coffee shops and restaurants, including - The Moody Cow, The Roadmaker Inn, Yaks & Yetis, Kings Head Hotel, The Kilcot Inn, Wilton Court Hotel, 3 Shires garden Centre etc.
Herefordshire is famous for it's local cider production. Take the Cider route trail and try it for yourself and see how it's made.
Ross independents - some quirky and individual shops and cafes in Ross-on-Wye town. Ledbury independents - only 10 miles away for more individual shops and cafes. Castrees garden centre in Bromsash has excellent quality and value plants. Ross labels outlet store and cafe.
Walk from the doorstep or take a short drive to an abundance of beautiful walks in the area. Maps and walk books available to borrow. The Ross Round Trail runs through Bromsash and the Wye Valley Trail and Offa's Dyke Trail are within easy reach.
Ross-on-Wye is a 'Walkers are welcome' town. An annual walking festival takes place each year in October, Click here for details. Visit Herefordshire hold a Herefordshire walking festival in June.
Play a round of golf. Eastview is only half a mile from The South Herefordshire Golf Course with a choice of 9 or 18 holes,driving range and of course the 19th hole.
There are many cycle routes in and around the local area. The 'Wye Valley Leisure Cycle Ride' provides details of a small selection. Pedal a bike away, located in the Forest of Dean and Monmouth, provide cycle hire and are located adjacent to designated cycle routes.Cycles can be also hired from Wye Valley Bike Hire who will deliver cycles to our door.
The River Wye is popular with canoeists. Why not hire a canoe from one of the many local providers and try it for yourself. If canoeing isn't for you then you may like to take a more sedate route and try the Kingfisher cruises at Symonds Yat or cross the river on the hand pulled passenger ferry. Take a stroll along the river from Symonds Yat and watch the canoes on the rapids, cross the river on the swing bridge and return via the hand ferry.
There are many special events held throughout the year in this area, examples being:-
Ross on Wye nestles in the South Herefordshire countryside and is an ancient town with panoramic views overlooking the River Wye. The town sits on a high on a sandstone cliff and has peaceful gardens and excellent walks beside the River.Symonds Yat, internationally famous viewpoint. Nearby cliffs are the nesting place of peregrine falcons that soar above the valley of the River Wye 120m below. The RSPB have a permanent presence here where you can view the birds. It is also the site of an Iron Age hill fort. A must for all visitors to the area. En-route drop into Goodrich Castle. Goodrich still boasts one of the most complete sets of medieval domestic buildings surviving in any English castle. The Forest of Dean, the 'Queen of Forests', has something for everyone - unique and fascinating heritage, spectacular and varied landscapes and varied activities to meet the needs of the younger and older traveller. The Nagshead nature reserve, located within the Forest of Dean, is owned by the RSPB and is home to many wild birds including woodland birds, wrens, buzzards, redstarts, pied flycatchers, nuthatches, treecreepers and wood warblers. Malvern and the Malvern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is famed for its dramatic hills and for the pure spring water. Malvern has a rich cultural heritage of forts, castles and priories stands proudly from this landscape of ancient woodland, rolling pastures and wild, open commons. The area is home to a wide variety of wildlife and was designated an AONB in 1959. Monmouth is a Welsh border market town situated at the confluence of the Rivers Wye, Monnow and Trothy. With its wealth of history it makes a great day out. The annual, free to attend music Festival, is a delight for locals and tourists alike.