Visiting Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

Christmas closure

We will close at 4.45pm on Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen at 9.15am on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Stocktaking closure

We will close for our annual stocktaking on Monday 14 January 2019 and will reopen on Tuesday 29 January 2019.

Opening hours

Our opening hours are:

  • Tuesday to Friday: 9.15am to 4.45pm
  • Second Saturday of the month: 9.15am to 4.45pm

Please be aware that there will be no production of original material between 11.45am and 1.15pm or after 4.15pm.

Getting to HARC

By bus

Buses 78 and 78X run to Rotherwas, starting from Hereford City Bus Station, Fryzers Court behind Tesco in the city centre and the 454 Hereford to Woolhope bus starts from the Country Bus Station, Commercial Street, Hereford. See the bus guide for further details,

Map of Hereford city bus services


HARC is a 45 minute walk (2.3 miles) from the train station, via the Greenway walk/cycleway or about 50 minutes (2.6 miles) walking on pavements alongside the road route.

You can download a Hereford walking and cycling map. If walking via the Greenway route, please note that the Greenway has borrowed light but no street lighting.


The Hereford walking and cycling map shows cycling routes in blue, from the centre of Hereford out to HARC. There are covered bike racks available.

For more information about travel choices please visit our Choose How You Move pages or contact the travel team at