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Wigmore - The Mortimer Castle

Wigmore village view in north herefordshire near ludlow

Wigmore was the home to the Mortimer family in Herefordshire - and it is dominated by the romantic ruins of Wigmore Castle, which is managed by English Heritage.  There is also a grand Norman church and the Norman burgage street layout is still visible.  From Wigmore and Ludlow Castle, the Mortimer's controlled the lands of Wales and the English borders.   Now this is a busy farming village centred on its school and community run village shop.

Top things to do & see  

  • Wigmore Castle – romantic ruins of grand castle
  • Church  of St James - norman church - with Saxon brickwork
  • Exciting new project - Wigmore Centre - developing the historic Church of St James for progress visit the website
  • Norman village layout - follow village history trail
  • Community run shop
  • The Castle Inn
  • Nature Reserve - Parky Meadow
  • Wigmore Loop Walk
  • Regular events  
  • Sports Centre open to public at Wigmore School
  • Wigmore Gardening club - monthly talks & visits to gardens - visitors welcome

Accommodation near Wigmore

 Lower House - country bed & breakfast

Marlbrook Hall - farmhouse bed & breakfast

Cruck Barn and Abbots Lodge ved and Breakfast


The Castle Inn, Wigmore

The Oak, Wigmore

Village information

for local information visit the Wigmore village website



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Wigmore village view in north herefordshire near ludlow

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