Perceptual Landscape

The overall perception of Herefordshire is of a rural, undeveloped and sparsely populated county, with a strong agricultural influence and deep historic character. The tranquil, rural character of the county is one of its special qualities and it has largely escaped the pressure of modern development.


The interactive map below will help you to explore the data layers associated with the perception of the landscape in Herefordshire. To find out more about these, click here to view Chapter 3.2 of the report.

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Click on the eye icon next to the layers in the list on the left to turn them on and off. Click on the features within the map to see more information about them.

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