An outline of Queenswood's history and photos of some illustrious visitors!
A summary of the flora and fauna to be found at Queenswood
More on Queenswood's extensive arboretum
Image: Herefordshire Council
Read more about how the beautiful Queenswood woodland is maintained and enhanced.
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Queenswood is the only designated country park in the county. It includes an arboretum (a 47 acre tree collection with over 1,200 rare and exotic trees from all over the world) and 123 acres of semi-natural ancient woodland which is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Local Nature Reserve (LNR).
Queenswood features an extensive and exciting range of attractions that are interesting, fun and healthy for people of all ages, including:
- Easy access paths and waymarked trails, including the Animals of the Forest Sculpture Trail.
- A family run café in a restored timber framed building, serving snacks, ice creams and hot meals.
- A Visitor Centre & shop stocking locally produced and hand-crafted items (open Tuesdays to Sundays, 10.00am to 4.00pm)
- Toilets, including a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities (open approx. 9am - 5pm daily).
- A viewpoint with panoramic views to the Malvern Hills in the east across to the Black Mountains in the west.
- Picnic facilities, including three on-site barbecues.
- A woodland children's adventure playground.
- A reading seat in the old orchard - discover a quiet, magical place to sit and read your favourite story.
Additionally, a variety of special events are organised throughout the year, so keep checking back for updates to our 'What's on' page.
Don't delay, organise a visit to Queenswood and delight in everything it has to offer!
The park is open daily from dawn until dusk, and entry is free (parking charges apply).