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Places of Interest

Eating

Local Dining

Stagg Inn, Titley.        01544 230 221
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Excellent Local Pub with good value Michelin Starred Restaurant.
This is within walking distance of Upper Mowley

Ludlow Restaurants

Mr Underhills            01584 874 431, mr-underhills.co.uk
(Michelin Star)    
Green Café            By the River Teme – fun place for lunch
Riverside Inn, Aymestry    01568 708 440

Walking

There are numerous possibilities of wonderful walks. The house sits in its own land so local walks across the fields are possible.

Offa’s Dyke
Take the road from Presteigne to Knighton and where it crosses Offa’s Dyke park car and walk

Mortimer Trail
From Ludlow to Kington goes very near Upper Mowley

Titley Loop Walk – handouts should be available on desk in hall.  Passes up behind Stagg Inn to the top of the hill across fields.  Takes less than 2 hours.

Hergest Ridge
Can drive up behind Hergest Croft Gardens (Kington) and can walk over the hill to Gladestry where there is a pub- about 2 hours each way.

Gardens

Hergest Croft
Beautiful gardens located on far side of Kington- can get healthy café style lunch or tea there.

Houses and Buildings

Judges Lodgings in Presteigne- old lodgings including cell and courtroom.

Berrington Hall built by Holland and landscaped by Capability Brown.  Was lived in by Admiral Lord Rodney. National Trust Tearoom/ cafe

Croft Castle- good situation and can walk up behind to Iron Age Fort- Croft Ambrey. National Trust tearoom/ café.

Old Radnor- very special church with a pub next door (The Harp) for a basic lunch

Wigmore Castle- picturesque former stronghold of the Mortimer family

Towns/Cities

Ludlow- exceptionally beautiful local market town with good castle and antique shops. Roy Strong’s favourite and Betjeman called Ludlow the perfect historic town.

Hereford- Cathedral and Mappa Mundi Exhibition and Chained Library

Hay – numerous bookshops and scene of Hay Festival in Summer

Golfing

Sensational Golf Course at Kington – highest golf course in England on Bradnor Hill
Can usually book tee off time on day of calling or next day.
Signposted Bradnor Golf Course on way into Kington

Riding

Underhill Riding School-     01597 851 890            
Excellent friendly place run by Cath Bufton for total beginners or those with more experience.
Situated on the Knighton/ Penybont road

Shopping

Kington is a very attractive local market town.  

Ludlow (smarter) and Leominster are good for antiques

Bicycling

wheelywonderfulcycling.co.uk at Petchfield Farm five miles south of Ludlow.  Can follow secluded country lanes for example from Elton to Leintwardine (where there is a good pub- The Lion Hotel).

Go-Karting

Kinsham Raceway        

Outside Track about 10 minutes away

Lower Kinsham, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2HN 01544 267 006, kinsham-raceway.co.uk