Local Area

Eardisley has two pubs,  the Tram Inn and the New Strand, which is also a cafe, second-hand book-shop, and the Post Office. There is also  a  general store.

One of the nearest attractions between Great Quebb and Kington is an Owl centre and small breeds farm at Kingswood.

Kington has more shops including a Co-operative Store, two butchers and a pharmacy. It also has a Museum. Hay-on-Wye, renowned for its book shops, and the Hay Festival, is on the river Wye and is great for canoeing.

Hereford has plenty of entertainment with the cathedral,which houses the famous Mappa Mundi and Chain Library, large shops, museums, theatre and a Cider Museum with King Offa Distillery.

Another charming town to visit is Leominster, with its array of antique shops. Between Kington and Leominster are the Westonbery Mill Water Gardens, the Monkland Cheese Dairy and the Dunkertons Cider Mill, all well worth a visit.

 

The Tram Inn, Eardisley

The Tram Inn, Eardisley

The market town of Kington

The market town of Kington

Fly fishing is available on a roving voucher scheme though the The Wye & Usk Foundation Charity. Vouchers can be bought locally.

For keen walkers the Offa’s Dyke Path is a 177 mile / 285 km National Trail which links the Severn estuary near Chepstow with the north sea at Prestatyn and can be accessed at Kington. Also the Herefordshire Trail is less than half a mile away.

Kington golf course is 4.5 miles from the house and reputed to be the highest 18 hole course in England with spectacular views.

Getting here:

Eardisley: 2.3 miles
Kington: 4.5 miles
Hereford: 17 miles
Hay-on-Wye: 12.5 miles
Birmingham: 1 hr 50 mins
Bristol: 2 hours
Heathrow International Airport: 3 hours


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