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Carol Services and Christmas Services

Come & celebrate Christmas at Wigmore Abbey's churches - Carol and Christmas services - all welcome

Dates: 18/12/2018 - 25/12/2018

Christmas in Mortimer country

Date Posted: 5th December 2016

Rural Escapes in Winter - a real rural Christmas

 Traditional Country Christmas in Mortimer Country

Frosty morning in Leintwardine, north Herefordshire

Winter at Leintwardine north Herefordshire

Take a relaxing break to experience the magic of a country Christmas. Visitors can take advantage of one of the pre - Christmas special offers - to book a Christmas shopping break at the Milebrook House Hotel, a special Christmas party at The Lion Hotel Leintwardine. or stay at one of our historic farmhouses & B&B’s. 

Christmas Events

In the weeks before Christmas you can get in the mood for Christmas & indulge in Christmas Shopping at the Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fair (at the end of November), Aardvark Books Christmas Event (December). Listen to Medieval Christmas music , You can even make your own Christmas gifts and visit Santa Claus at Croft Castle.

Last minute Christmas Presents

Buy a Christmas gift for keen cyclists with a cycling holiday voucher from Wheely Wonderful Cycling, or energetic teenagers will enjoy gift vouchers for paintballing & activity events from Oaker Wood.

Christmas Pudding and Christmas Food

The area is renowned for its food & drink – so join in our Stir up Sunday celebrations at Brampton Bryan. This is the traditional Sunday for making the Christmas Pudding, with the whole family taking turns to stir the pudding clockwise whilst making a secret wish. To stir anti clockwise – ‘widdershins’ - was asking for trouble! Stock up for Christmas with locally produced artisan food gifts from the local butcher AH Griffiths in Leintwardine, the Ludlow Food Centre and Ludlow Markets.

Christmas Walks

Work up an appetite by walking the Mortimer Trail, or take a pub walk from the Baron At Bucknell – who have a special booklet of 10 walks and a great value Christmas menus. Look at our walking page to find more local walks.

Christmas Church services

As we approach Christmas join in the Christingle service at Leinthall Starkes and Leintwardine church’s candlelit Frost Fair with mulled cider, hot seasonal food and crafts. Lastly all the churches offer a warm welcome to visitors to their Christmas Carol services

Boxing Day Celebrations

Traditional country Christmas, finishes with the Boxing Day meets of the local Hunt, who put on a spectacular display on the Boxing Day meet at Ludlow Castle.

Diary– all details can be found on www.exploremortimercountry.com

Closest Bed and Breakfast and Self Catering at Leintwardine and Bucknell

Nearest Restaurant and Inn at Milebrook and Leintwardine

Closest Tearoom at Brampton Bryan

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Mortimer Country Walking Festival - lots of guided walks - all summer - have a look at our walking festival e-brochure


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