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Tourist & Local Guide

This is a guide for tourist and locals alike, every measure has been taken to ensure that the details below are correct but there may be slight errors.  

Please also look under 'useful links' which also has interesting sites to access.  The 'Walks' page is totally devoted to this pastime and I hope you find some of the local circular walks worth the effort!

I also hope this information is of use to you and you enjoy what it has to offer!


Places of interest, including National Trust properties:

Berrington Hall (NT)
Nr Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0DW Tel: 01568 615721

Brockhampton Estate (NT)
Greenfields, Bringsty, Worcestershire WR6 5TB 01885 488099

Eastnor Castle
Eastnor, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL Tel: 01531 633160)

Croft Castle (NT)
Croft Castle - The National Trust Nr. Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9PW
Tel: 01568 780141

Dore Abbey
Abbey Dore, Contact address Ryefield, Wormbridge, Hereford, HR2 9DB
Tel: 01981 570251

Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, TF8 7DQ Tel 01952 884391

The Judge's Lodging
Broad Street, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2AD. Tel: 01544 260650

Stokesay Castle (EH)
Shropshire, SY8 1PY 01588 672544

Ludlow Castle
Castle Square, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1AY, Tel 01584 873355

Mortimers Cross Water Mill
Lucton, Leominster, Herefordshire.HR6 9PE 01568 708820

Hereford Cathedral and Mappa Mundi
5, College Cloisters, Cathedral Close, Hereford HR1 2NGTel: 01432 374200

Hereford Museum & Art Gallery
Broad Street, Hereford HR4 9AU 01432 260692

Offa's Dyke Visitor Centre
West Street, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1EN. Tel: 01547 528753


Local Gardens of Interest:

Hergest Croft Gardens
Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3AG Tel: 01544 230160 

Ivy Croft
Ivington Green, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0JN. Tel 01568 720344 

Lawton Hall Herbs
Lawton Hall, Eardisland, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9AX Tel: 01568 709215 

Whimble Nursery
Kinnerton, Presteigne, Powys LD8 2PD 01547 560413 

Glansevern Hall Gardens
Berriew, Welshpool, Powys SY21 8AH Tel: 01686 640644 

Bryan's Ground

Stapleton, Presteigne, Herefordshire LD8 2LP Tel: 01544 260001

Powis Castle and Gardens (NT)
Welshpool Powys SY21 8RF Tel: 01938 551929 

Burford Garden Company
Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, WR15 8HQ Tel: 01584 810777
Hampton Court Gardens
Nr Hope under Dinmore, Leominster, HR6 0PN Tel 01568 797777 

Westonbury Mill Water Gardens
Pembridge, Leominster, HR6 9HZ. Tel 01544 388650 

Abbey Dore Garden
Abbey Dore Court, Abbeydore, Hereford, HR2 0AD Tel 01981 240419

Local Food and Drink:

Dunkerton's Cider
Pembridge, Nr. Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 9ED Tel: 01544 388653

Monkland Cheese Dairy
The Pleck, Monkland, Leominster, HR6 9DB Tel: 01568 720307

Hereford Cider Museum and King Offa Distillery
21, Ryelands Street, Hereford. HR4 0LW Tel: 01432 354207

Outdoor and Leisure:

East Radnor Leisure Centre
Broadaxe Lane, Presteigne, Powys LD8 2AY Tel: 01544 260302

Offa's Dyke Visitor Centre
West Street, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1EN. Tel: 01547 528753

TSG Bowling
Station Approach, Hereford, HR1 1BB Tel: 01432 352500

Wheely Wonderful Cycling
Petchfield Farm, Elton, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2HJ. Tel: 01568 770755
Grove Golf Centre
Ford Bridge, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0LE Tel: 01568 610602

Knighton Golf Club
Ffrydd Wood, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1DG. Tel: 01547 520297

Llangorse Riding and Rope Centre
Gilfach farm, Llangorse, Brecon, Powys LD3 7UH. Tel: 0333 600 20 20

Wye Valley Canoes
The Boat House, Glasbury-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 5NP Tel: 01497 847213

Paddles and Pedals
15 Castle Street. Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR3 5DF Tel: 01497 820604

Underhill Riding School
Underhill Farm, Dolau, Llandrindod Wells. LD1 5TL Tel: 01597 851890

Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Elan Valley, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5HP, Tel: Rangers office 01597 810880
Tourist Information (seasonal) 01597 810898

Ludlow Race Course
Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2BT Tel: 01584 856221

Spaceguard Centre
Llanshay Lane, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1LW Tel: 01547 520247

Land of Lost Content - National Museum of British Popular Culture
The Market Hall, Market Street, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9NW
Tel: 01588 676176

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
School Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire,SY7 9RS Tel: 01588 676000

Centre for Alternative Technology
Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ Tel: 01654 705950

Severn Valley Railway
The Railway Station, Bewdley, Worcs. DY12 1B Tel: 01299 403816

The Welshpool and Llanfair Railway
The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys SY21 0SF Tel: 01938 810441