Things to do

Available within the estate grounds is a lakeside and woodland walk, fishing and children's play area.


For keen walkers, taking in stretches of Offa's Dyke or following the Mortimer Trail will be a must.  

There are many National Trust properties and gardens to enjoy such as Croft Castle, Berrington Hall, Brockhampton and The Weir Garden, as well as the Hampton Court and Hergest Croft gardens.  

Horse riding, cycling and fishing are also very popular and there are several golf courses in the area.  

Historic towns

Leominster is the nearest market town and is a 15 minute drive away.  Dating back to the 7th century and famous for its 12th century Romanesque church, Leominster offers a variety of antique and curiosity shops as well as a weekly market.

Hay-on-Wye, set at the foot of the Brecon Beacons National Park, is known for its books and world-renowned annual festival which attracts visitors from all over the globe.  The town is a must for book lovers and has around 30 bookshops (specialist and secondhand).

The popular market town of Ludlow is 14 miles away and boasts a medieval castle, an abundance of excellent restaurants, a regular large produce market, and a host of events and festivals throughout the year.

Hereford is 30 minutes away by car.  Among many other attractions, including the Cider Museum, is the Cathedral, which is home to the famous chained library and the Mappa Mundi (the world's oldest map, dating back to the 13th century).  

The town of Ledbury hosts a variety of very popular events, including a Poetry Festival.  Ledbury is famous for its many beautiful timber-framed properties and the market house in the town centre which dates back to 1617.

Hay Festival

Hay Festival – Thursday 23rd May to Sunday 2nd June 2019

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Ludlow Spring Festival

Ludlow Spring Festival – May 2019

Like a Beer Festival but Better - May 2019.

Take 200 Real Ales, combine 60 passionate, local food and drink producers, mix in toe tapping live music, ...

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Ludlow Food Festival

Ludlow Food Festival in Ludlow Castle and around town

7th - 9th September 2018

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3 Choirs Festival

The Three Choirs Festival is a week-long programme of choral and orchestral concerts, cathedral services, solo and chamber music recitals, masterclasses, talks, theatre, exhibitions and walks, rotating each summer between the beautiful English cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester.

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Hereford Cathedral

Built on a place of worship used since Saxon times, Hereford Cathedral contains some of the finest examples of architecture from Norman times to the present day, including the 13th century Shrine of St. Thomas of Hereford, the recently restored 14th century Lady Chapel and the award-winning 20th c…

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Visit Herefordshire

Click on the Visit Herefordshire website to see the wide variety of places to visit and things to do in Herefordshire.

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Hay Winter Festival Weekend 2018

Hay Festival Winter Weekend is an annual mini-festival taking place just before Christmas in Hay-on-Wye. Events take place at venues around the town, and include a wide range of author events, music, comedy and performance, as well as workshops for kids and Christmas shopping.

Hay's Christmas lights…

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