THIS weekend is set to be a scorcher, with highs of 24C possible and plenty of sun and blue skies. 

With this in mind, we've listed six things that are taking place in Herefordshire where you can make the most of the lovely weather. 

Picnic in the Park

Hereford Times: People enjoying the sun in Hereford's Bishops MeadowsPeople enjoying the sun in Hereford's Bishops Meadows (Image: Hereford Times)

The Bishops Meadows in Hereford will be holding a Picnic in the Park event today (Saturday). 

Coffee, cold drinks, ice cream, toasties, paninis, crisps, cakes and a £9 meal deal with a panini, drink, crisps and cake will all be served from 10am to 5pm.

There will also be mini golf for you to try your skills and archery sessions in the afternoon, while the cornhole game will be set up 

There will be benches with parasols on the grass to relax on and enjoy the lovely weather, and activities to keep the kids entertained all afternoon.

National Mills Weekend

Hereford Times: Court of Noke MillCourt of Noke Mill (Image: John Beddington)

Why not enjoy any of the nine mills that will be open  to the public in Herefordshire as part of National Mills Weekend 2024? 

This includes Clodock Mill, near Longtown (open 2pm to 5pm both days); Fair Oak Cider Mill, Bacton (open 11am to 5pm both days); Olchon House Farm Mill, Llanveynoe, near Longtown (open 11am to 4pm Saturday); Pontyns Mill, Longtown (open 10am top 4pm Saturday); Court of Noke Hill, near Staunton on Arrow (open 10am to 4pm both days); Rowlestone Mill, near Ewyas Harold (open 10am to 6pm Saturday); Waterworks Museum, Hereford (open 11am to 4pm Sunday); and Clenchers Mill, Eastnor (open 10.30am to 12.30pm Saturday) 

Hereford's Happening

Hereford Times: Hereford River Carnival is celebrating its 10th birthdayHereford River Carnival is celebrating its 10th birthday (Image: Paul Rogers/Hereford Times)

A weekend of free events held on Foley Trading Estate, hosted by Hereford River Carnival, who is celebrating its 10th birthday.

The event celebrates the creative local community with CUP Ceramics open studio and café, free clay workshops for all the family, river carnival stalls, bar entertainment, Hereford board gamers convention and all to raise awareness about the importance of bees and rivers to our ecosystem.

Hereford Cathedral garden tours

Hereford Times: Hereford Cathedral's gardensHereford Cathedral's gardens

Discover the beauty of the gardens at Hereford Cathedral with a guided tour led by experienced gardeners. The tour today (Saturday) is from 2pm to 3.30pm, with tickets costing £6.

Then, why not come back and enjoy the cathedral at night. From 7pm to 9, you can visit the Mappa Mundi and Chained Library, which will have free entry for one night only, and enjoy a special evening tour led by the experienced cathedral guides. 

Wye Valley River Festival

Hereford Times: The river Wye in HerefordThe river Wye in Hereford (Image: Nick Chapman/Hereford Times Camera Club)

This festival celebrates the river Wye and its history, heritage, environment and biodiversity through the arts, education, sport and recreation interest.

It returns tomorrow (Sunday) from 9.30am to 10.30pm with its trademark vibrant and innovative programme of shows, workshops, performances, installations and more across the whole of the Wye Valley, from Hereford to Chepstow.

Wythall Estate wine garden

Visit the beautiful lakeside wine garden near Ross-on-Wye from midday to 6pm tomorrow (Sunday).

This year, visitors can enjoy a seasonal sharing platter of mixed charcuterie or a trio of cheeses – all chosen to pair with the range of wines.

However, if you’re just in the mood for a smaller snack there will be mixed nuts, bread and olives, and local two farmers crisps available to purchase.