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News

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

Events

Onny Explorers- A REAL Easter Egg Hunt

See what kind of birds inhabit the meadows by finding hidden pictures of their eggs. Hear about our Red Kite project. Ne&helips;

Dates: 08/04/2017 - 08/04/2017

Croft Castle Half Term Holidays

Half Term holidays in Croft Castle 

There is always plenty to do at half term in Croft Castle, Mortimer Country.  Stay at one of Croft Castle Mortimer Country’s historic farmhouses & B&B’s and join in the fun

Halloween, Bonfire night, Half term in October/November

Celebrate autumn in Croft Castle with lots of local events; ghost tours at Croft Castle, Halloween crafts and cider making all over the area.  And grand firework displays at Berrington Hall and Ludlow.  Take an autumn walking holiday in Croft Castle with Wheely Wonderful Cycling along the mortimer Trail.  Or take advantage of the last few rays of Autumn sunshine in Croft Castleand encourage your children and teens out into the fresh air.

Oaker Wood Leisure near Leominster have some great Multi- Activity Days for 7-12 year olds  Activities will include a range from Climbing, Zip Wires, Halloween Hide and Seek, Fire Building, Target Shooting together with some special Halloween Woodland activities. 

St Valentines and February half term

Stay at a romantic B&B, and eat a special meal at one of  Croft Castle restaurants or inns who specialise in Valentines eve dinners.  Or chose a tandem cycllng holiday from Wheely Wonderful Cycling, with an overnight stop at a Michelin starred country inn.  Or follow the visit the romantic ruins of some of our amazing castles - Wigmore Castle and Hopton Castle.

Fancy an Adventurous February Half Term? Get together a group of at least 8 people and book Oaker Wood's Glamping Village Exclusively for your Group. 2 nights Glamping and 2 activities costs £140 per person.

Family reunion, or get together with several families - why not try a half term with a difference? Our Glamping village has 9 wooden pods with lighting and heaters, each sleeping between 4 and 8 people on bunk beds.

May half term

Celebrate the start of summer with a stay in Croft Castle, Mortimer Country.  Cycling holidays from Wheely Wonderful Cycling, Mortimer Country are in full swing - or hire a bike for a day to explore the Teme Valley.  Great value breaks from Croft Castle self catering holiday cottages - and close enough to be able to get to the prestigious Hay Literary Festival for the day.  May,is also the best time to visit Croft Castle's wonderful gardens.  From the Himalayan gardens of Hergest Croft, to Westonbury water gardens at Pembridge and the Arts and Crafts Bryan's Garden  at Kinsham.

Details of gardens, activities and events in Croft Castle can be found on our website www.exploremortimercountry.com