Special Offers

The Baron at Bucknell

For the  first quarter of 2017, we are offering 20% off a 3 night weekday stay (Monda...

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

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

North Herefordshire Christmas

Traditional Country Christmas in Mortimer Country

Take a relaxing break in North Herefordshire 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 North Herefordshire's historic farmhouses & B&B’s. All the details for the Christmas events and accommodation in North Herefordshire can be found on www.exploremortimercountry.com

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) or the craft shops of North Herefordshire.  Listen to Medieval Christmas music at the concerts in North Herefordshire.  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.  Or walk from the pub in North Herefordshire, look at our walking page to find out 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 of  North Herefordshire 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