WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO GO ......
We are ideally located for those looking to explore Herefordshire and the surrounding counties. Guests can enjoy visiting the literary town of Hay-on-Wye, historic Ludlow and nearby Stokesay Castle, the cathedral city of Hereford and the stunning landscapes of the Brecon Beacons, Malvern Hills, Wenlock Edge and Shropshire Hills.
There is so much to see and do around Herefordshire & south Shropshire, walking, cycling, fishing, golf, bird watching, exploring castles, houses and gardens, antique shops, local pubs and restaurants.
For lots of inspiration on where to go and what to see and do in the county, look on Herefordshire official visitor and lifestyle portal www.eatsleepliveherefordshire.co.uk.
GREAT WAYS TO ENJOY YOURSELF DURING YOUR STAY
The Black and White Village Trail - is a circular trail of approximately 40 miles long, through the beautiful North Herefordshire countryside.
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Antiques & Fine Art - Leominster is reknowned for its antique dealerships lining Broad Street and Brightwells Auction house which attracts visitors from far and wide.
Art Local Gallery Pembridge - The Old Chapel Established in 1989 by Yasmin Strube, Old Chapel Gallery has become recognised as a centre of excellence for the arts, where work by both reputable, local and nationally known artists and makers can be seen alongside innovative work by talented newcomers. www.oldchapelgallery.co.uk Tel: 01544 388842. Open Monday - Saturday 10 - 5.30 and Sunday 11 - 5.30
Swimming & Gym - Halo, the Leominster Leisure Centre is a community centre with indoor swimming pool Tel: 01568 612540. www.haloleisure.org.uk. Check for availability before visiting. £4.40 per adult for swimming, £10.40 per adult for gym sessions.
Swimming/Spa The Burton Hotel in Kington - 01544230323, burtonhotel.co.uk. The spa has an indoor pool, hot-tub, sauna, sunbeds, steam room and a gym.
Tennis – Wall End Farm – tennis balls can be provided.
Or Leominster Leisure Centre, Bridge Street, Leominster - 01568 612540. Indoor and outdoor tennis courts available. www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Canoeing – Wye Valley Canoe Centre, Hereford Tel: 01497 847213. A must on a nice day, with beautiful black mountain scenery all around. Costs are variable and depend on how far you go. Many picnic spots along the way. www.wyevalleycanoes.co.uk
Flying Lessons – Shobdon Airfield 01568 708369. Approx. 5 miles away - adventure for those who love the skies, with helicopter, glider or aeroplane lessons.
Golf – Kington Golf Club, Kington 01544 230340. This golf course will simply take your breath away. Views of 7 counties from the highest golf club in England; and also some fairly strenuous walking over hilly terrain. Buggies can be hired. Hazards include gorse, bracken and marauding sheep. Green fee approximately £23. Tee times can be booked in advance http://www.kingtongolf.co.uk/
Hiking – Offas Dyke Path 01547 528753. Loads of fabulous walking all around us, including Offas Dyke. www.offasdyke.org.uk.
Karting – Herefordshire Raceway, 01544 318334. Great fun on the go-karts around a well organised track. www.herefordshireraceway.org.uk
Mountain Biking and Bike Hire – Mountain biking: Wheely Wonderful Cycling, Eltham, Near Leintwardine 01568- 770755. More local rental with guidance on routes - friendly folk. www.wheelywonderfulcycling.co.uk
Pottery - Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter offers hands-on pottery workshops for groups and individuals. Visit the studio on the idyllic Eastnor Castle Estate. Prices start at £20 a head and sessions can be arranged by contacting Jon Williams email@example.com Tel: 01531 633886 www.eastnorpottery.co.uk .
Rally – Phil Price Rally School, Knighton 01547-550300. Excellent off-road rally training. www.philprice.co.uk
Riding – 01497 847351 www.tregoydriding.co.uk – situated at Glasbury just the other side of Hay-on-Wye.
Shooting – Griffin-Lloyd Shooting Ground, Knighton 01547-550634 Clay pigeon ground www.griffinlloyd.co.uk.
LOCAL (0 - 10 MILES - NEAREST FIRST)
The Cheese Cafe, Monkland Common - 01568 720307, www.monklandcheesedairy.co.uk
The Angel, Kingsland - 01568 709195, www.angelkingsland.com
The Cross, Eardisland - 01544 329300, www.thecrossinneardisland.co.uk
The New Inn, Pembridge - 01544 388427
The Cider Barn, Pembridge - 01544 388161, www.the-cider-barn.co.uk
The Riverside Inn, Aymestry - 01568 708440, www.riversideaymestrey.co.uk
The Lion, Leintwardine - 01547 540203, www.thelionleintwardine.co.uk
The Stockton Cross, Kimbolton - 01568 612509, www.thestocktoncross.co.uk
The Stagg, Titley (Michelin starred) - 01544 230221, www.thestagg.co.uk
Ludlow (10 miles)
Ludlow Kitchen - 01584 856020, www.ludlowkitchen.co.uk
Bistro 7 of Ludlow - 01584 877412, www.bistro7ofludlow.co.uk
Pizza Ten - 01584 879450, www.pizzaten.co.uk
CSons Cafe - 01584 879872, www.csons-ludlow.co.uk
The Charlton Arms - 01584 872813, www.thecharltonarms.co.uk
Hereford (10 miles)
No.9 The Balcony -07312 132342, no9thebalcony.co.uk
Castle House Hotel - 01432 356321, www.castlehse.co.uk
La Madeleine - 01432 265233, www.la-madeleine.co.uk
Green Dragon Hotel - 01432 272506, www.greendragonhotel.com
South Hereford & surrounding area (10+ miles)
The Green Man, Fownhope - 01432 860243, www.thegreenman.co
The Crown Inn, Woolhope - 01432 860468, www.crowninnwoolhope.co.uk
Hay-on-Wye & surrounding area (10+ miles)
The River Café, Glasbury - 01497 847007, www.therivercafeglasbury.co.uk
The Bridge Inn, Michaelchurch Escley - 01981 510646, www.thebridgeinnmichaelchurch.co.uk