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Mortimer History Society

On the Trail of the Mortimers published 2016

News

Judges Lodging museum Celebrates Welsh Government ...

Judges Lodging museum in Presteigne Celebrates Welsh Government support,; new displays and new summer trails

Date Posted: 31/07/2018

Events

Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre

The best medieval show in the land at Ludlow Castle- over 100 stalls selling seasonal gifts with a medieval flavour.

Dates: 23/11/2018 - 26/11/2018

Presteigne Events and What's On

Events in Presteigne and What's On in Presteigne

In Presteigne, Mortimer Country, there is a full programme of unique events through out the year. Each month of the year brings new rural activities and special events, from film screenings & live theatre in village halls, to rural country shows at villages like Presteigne

Church and parish events, provide a full programme of guided walks, village fetes all through this corner of Presteigne. And local history clubs, in Presteigne provide in depth talks about local life in days gone by and local historical celebrities.

All the pubs, and country inns in Presteigne, Mortimer Country take every opportunity to celebrate events during the year, such Christmas and New Year, Valentines day, Mothering Sunday and Easter with special menus or offers. Some pubs, like the Sun Inn in Leintwardine, take it one step further and celebrate local life with uniquely local flavour, with wassailing events, Banestre Tarleton day, St Georges Day and their Celebrated beer festival at August bank holiday.

Music plays a big part in local village events, there are regular 'Open mic'  and music events at pubs in Presteigne. Don't miss the Hobson’s Sea Shanty singers at Presteigne. Churches in Presteigne parish regularly host classical and jazz music concerts.

Cycling sportif or challenge events, walking festivals with guided walks, orienteering and car rallying events, all take place throughout the year in the beautiful countryside surrounding Presteigne.  The big events are walking festivals in bishops Castle and Herefordshire, the Woodpecker Car Rally and the Epic cycles events.

Food festivals abound in this area, around Presteigne.  Meet local food suppliers, taste the food, listen to talks & cookery demonstrations. 

And of course, in this beautiful corner of North Herefordshire near Presteigne there is a choice of top quality holiday accommodation bed & breakfasts, hotels, inns, self catering holiday cottages and campsites for weekends, short breaks or longer stays. So plan your weekend around a special event

Mortimer Country is so close to Ludlow, that if you stay in Presteigne you can make the most of all the great events in Ludlow; Ludlow Food Festival isn May & September, Ludlow Arts Festival in June & July and the Medieval Christmas Fair in november.

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Centrally situated for visiting Presteigne B&Bs are ideal for exploring this beautiful area.