T14 Hereford – BreconHereford - Brecon
The T14 bus from Hereford to Brecon offers a scenic route through the picturesque landscapes of Herefordshire and Powys, offering glimpses of the natural beauty and historic sites that dot the region.
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1 hour 50 minutes
5 services daily
Hereford Country Bus StationHow to get here
Hereford is famous for its Cathedral, which houses the world's largest chained library. The library contains over 1500 books, some of which date back to the 8th century, and are attached to their shelves with chains to prevent theft.
The bus makes its way through the streets of Hereford and pretty soon, the view from the window opens up to rolling hills and verdant fields, with occasional clusters of trees and farms dotted along the way. The route passes through Clehonger Birch Hill Road, a quaint rural village, before winding its way through the picturesque countryside of Vowchurch and Dorstone Green.
One of the highlights of the journey is Hay-on-Wye, a charming town famous for its many bookshops and the historic Hay Castle. The bus passes through the town center, offering glimpses of the castle’s imposing stone walls and the vibrant energy of the town’s bustling streets.
As the bus continues through the Castle Estate, you’ll see vast open fields stretching out into the distance, with the occasional farmstead or small cluster of houses dotting the landscape. The route then passes through Talgarth, a charming market town with historic buildings and quaint streets.
Finally, the bus passes through Felinfach, where you can catch a glimpse of the Griffin Inn, a lovely pub with a thatched roof and a cozy interior. The route culminates in Brecon, a bustling market town with historic architecture and a vibrant arts scene.
It really is a fab trip and the T14 bus journey from Hereford to Brecon offers a stunning vista of the natural beauty and historic sites of Herefordshire and Powys, making it a really memorable experience.
Gateway to the T14
By West Midlands Trains from Birmingham, Shropshire and the West Midlands or Great Western Railway from London and the Cotswolds or Transport for Wales from South and North Wales.
A Fab Day Out!
The T14 bus from Hereford to Brecon is as great trip through several charming towns and villages, each with its own unique attractions, character and fascinating places to visit. Here are some of the highlights of the journey, as well as some must-see sights in Hereford and Brecon:
Even before leaving Hereford, there’s a great city ready to be enjoyed. The Hereford Cathedral is a ‘must visit’ and is a magnificent example of Gothic architecture, featuring stunning stained glass windows and a medieval chained library. So too, The Old House is hugely recommended and is a beautifully restored 17th-century merchant’s house, now a museum showcasing Hereford’s history and heritage. Then, a visit to the Cider Museum is well worth doing – it’s dedicated to Hereford’s famous cider-making heritage, with interactive exhibits and tastings.
Onto the bus and the first stop off is suggested at Brecon and another Cathedral to add to the collection! Brecon Cathedral is a stunning 11th-century place of worship with a fascinating history and intricate stonework. The Brecon Beacons National Park is also an obvious choice for exploring, particularly if you are planning to enjoy this trip over a few days. It’s a vast and beautiful wilderness area with hiking trails, waterfalls, and stunning vistas. The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh in Brecon is also fabulous and is a museum showcasing the military history of Wales and the Royal Welsh regiment.
Along the T14 bus route, there are also several charming towns and villages to explore, such as Hay-on-Wye: a town famous for its many bookshops and the historic Hay Castle. A visit to Talgarth is recommended too and it’s a market town with historic buildings and a charming high street. Check out Felinfach, which is home to the Griffin Inn, a charming pub with a thatched roof and a cosy interior!