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Visiting Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

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.

Easter opening dates

We will be closed on Friday 10 April (Good Friday) through to Monday 13 April (Easter Monday). Please note that our open Saturday will be on Saturday 18 April instead of 11 April to allow access on consecutive days.

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 services page for further details.

Map of Hereford city bus services


HARC is a 45 minute walk (2.3 miles) from Hereford 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 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 move@herefordshire.gov.uk