Rest day in Hereford - washing clothes, sleeping and an organ recital at the cathedral (I lead a rock and roll lifestyle). Mainly stopped in Hereford so I could see the Mappa Mundi - the largest medieval map still in existence.
An early start on a perfectly shiny May morning. I'm zig-zagging across the countryside, mainly avoiding the two A-roads which head North from Hereford.
I stop for a rest at the village of Burghill with it's memorial to a tragic wartime accident.
The walk after Burghill takes me through commercial orchards.
Across more countryside to the village of Canon Pyon where I picked up some local strawberries for lunch.
A quiet road follows the contours around Burley Hill and then to my guesthouse at Leominster where I meet and chat with Louise and Ashley over cheese and wine.