Special Offers

The Lion Hotel

Tuesday Steak Nights:  Steak night special every Tuesday night at the Lion.   Two main courses...


New Mortimer Ale from Swan Brewery

New beer launched to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Mortimer's Cross on 2 February from local Swan Brewery

Date Posted: 25/01/2017


Gin and Dinner Evening

We are holding a special dinner hosted by Ott Bryan "Gin Master" from Taste at No.1 Ludlow. A specially prepared 5 cours&helips;

Dates: 28/04/2017 - 28/04/2017

Cycling in Mortimer Country

Mortimer Country in North Herefordshire has fabulous cycling for everyone. 

Easy cycling on quiet country lanes

The most popular route around the Teme Valley is ideal for all abilities, start from Wheely Wonderful Cycling at Elton. You can also start this cycle ride from Leintwardine or Wigmore. Map download

Cycle Hire

is available from Wheely Wonderful Cycling.

Mountain Biking

We also have top class mountain biking routes in Hopton Wood Mountain Bike Trails - 20 miles of woodland tracks – including a family route and a competition route for experienced Mountain bikers.  (Available from Visitor Information Centres, or from 01889 586 593).  You can also cycle the offroad tracks in Mortimer Forest, near Ludlow.  Pearce Cycles in Ludlow offer a regular "uplift" event for downhill mountainbiking.

Cycling Maps

Our country lanes are so quiet that every where is a joy to cycle – but to get the best information about where to cycle, pick up the Cycling for Pleasure maps (click to order) - network of routes (on and off-road) linking all areas through North Herefordshire and the borders.

Cycling for Pleasure maps

Cycling Holidays

Why not take the green option & chose a Cycling Holiday  from www.wheelywonderfulcycling.co.uk 01568 770755.  Try a three day, two night cycle tour around Mortimer Country, called The Explorers Country House Cycle Escape.

Cycling Events

There are plenty of Cycling Events in the area.  Check our events page and Facebook for the latest news.  Here is a list of local annual cycling events

Storm the Castle - duathlon around Ludlow and the Castle - April

Tour de Arts Alive - sportif fundraiser for our local Arts Group - June

Shropshire Highlands Challenge - 60 miles and 6,000 feet in one day through Shrosphire and Mortimer Country - june

Autumn Epic  - sportif , starting in Knighton - September


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