We are your New Church Tourism Officers for Herefordshire & Shropshire

Unforgettable Churches, People and Encounters

Rural Concierge are now the Church Tourism Officers, appointed on a part time basis to work on helping raise the profile and value of church tourism in Herefordshire and Shropshire.

The Herefordshire Churches Tourism Group has been awarded a Resilient Heritage National Lottery Grant for this 2-year project.

Working in partnership with Shropshire Churches Tourism Group, National Churches Trust, Churches Voluntary Tourism Association and Herefordshire Historic Churches Trust.  This is a GREAT opportunity to focus on not only on sustaining heritage buildings but also the needs of visitors and the volunteers who will make this happen.

We will be working with the Herefordshire Church Tourism Group and Shropshire Church Tourism Group members to increase their expertise and knowledge of where our historic church buildings fit into the tourism offer to visitors.

The project work includes:

  • Creating Visitor & Member Surveys
  • Developing Tourism Experiences to the overseas market
  • Developing Themed Trails
  • Arranging Tourism Workshops
  • Creating a Church Tourism Toolkit
  • Organising a National Church Tourism Conference for 2021

We will be seeking volunteer member churches to take part in the development of the project over the 2 years.

Churches wishing to be involved please call: 01432 370514 or email  tourismofficer@visitherefordshirechurches.co.uk 

 

If you are a member of either the Herefordshire or Shropshire Churches Tourism Group and are keen to get involved and included on one of our THEMED TOURS OR TRAILS, please CLICK HERE  or below to complete our survey  

 

If your church is not a member but interested in joining in with this exciting project, please click on Herefordshire Churches Tourism Group Membership or Shropshire Churches Tourism Group Membership for more information.