Eardisland - 1.9miles :
Parking available along the roadside and car parks at both pubs in the village (The White Swann & The Cross Inn). Lovely riverside walk with benches, village with black and white houses.
Hergest Ridge - 6.7miles (Click Here):
A walk on one of the finest parts of the Offa's Dyke path along the Hergest Ridge. Starting from the quaint market town of Kington near the Welsh border.
Bircher Common - 9.3miles (Click Here):
Starts off as a woodland walk then as you climb higher you'll get out onto the top of bircher common with lovely views.
Croft Ambrey Hillfort- 8.5miles (Click Here):
A longer circuit exploring ancient trees and the spectacular ramparts of the Croft Ambrey Iron Age hillfort.
Hay Bluff - 25miles (Click Here):
A FANTASTIC place to go and watch the sunset in your car or a lovely place to park up and go for a walk to get to the highest point with views to die for on a good day.
Places of Interest:
Small Breeds - 8.2miles (Click Here):
Westonbury Mill Water Gardens - 1.6miles (Click Here):
The lovely gardens at Westonbury have been featured on mulitple TV programmes. Everywhere the garden opens up slowly so that as you go round you will find constant new interest. There are plenty of benches to relax and enjoy the scene.
Queenswood - 8.1miles (Click Here):
Queenswood Country Park is the only designated country park in the county of Herefordshire. A tourist attraction on Dinmore Hill, it has two components. Its arboretum is a 47-acre tree collection with over 1,200 rare and frequently exotic trees. Queenswood ancient woodland is a 123-acre lightly coppiced woodland. With children's play park.
Hampton Court Castle - 8.6miles (Click Here):
15th Century Castle set in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, near the Welsh border. Visitor Attraction with Award-Winning Gardens during the summer months.
Croft Castle - 5.7miles (Click Here):
Croft Castle and Parkland is a National Trust property comprising a country house, park, church and garden. Take a seat inside the cosy Carpenter's tea-room and enjoy light lunches, homemade cakes, jacket potatoes, one-pots and more.
Ludlow Castle - 13miles (Click Here):
Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing on a promontory overlooking the River Teme. On site Cafe with refreshments.
Black & White Village Trail - (Click Here):
Click the link above the picture for more info on the lovely black and white village trail to find out about places to eat, drink and rest along your way!
Elan Valley Dams - 35miles (Click Here):
The dams, reservoirs and 73 mile aqueduct of the Elan Valley were built a hundred years ago to supply desperately needed clean water to Birmingham. It was an epic feat of civil engineering set within an area of outstanding scenic beauty.
Today, the dams and reservoirs provide a lasting amenity in their own right for visitors to enjoy as well as safeguarding the natural habitats of numerous species of flora and fauna.
Water Break its Neck - 16miles (Click Here):
Water Breaks-Its-Neck is at the main car park for The Radnor Forrest Region. There are 3 different walks a short walk to the bottom of the waterfall.
Go Karting - Dilwyn - 3.3miles (Click Here):
The highest rated kart track in the UK on google 4.9/5 stars. Get a virtual drive around the track by clicking here.
Go Karting - Kinsham - 4.7miles (Click Here):
The 900m Kinsham Raceway is located near Presteigne, Powys Wales and features hire-kart racing, arrive and drive.
Oaker Wood Leisure - 5.4miles (Click Here):
Something for everyone, with such a range of outdoor activities, Oaker Wood cater for every taste. Whether you fancy whizzing around the woods on quads, sharpening your skills with some target shooting or getting together as a team and cracking a puzzle. Other activities include paintballing etc.
Play Barns - Play Planet Hereford - 13miles (Click Here):
Play Barns - Mickey MIllers Craven Arms - 16miles (Click Here):
A ‘fun for all the family’ softplay area based in Craven Arms, Shropshire… With ball pools for the little ones and a 21ft drop slide for the daredevils amongst you, there’s something for everyone! Laser tag.
Play Barns - Quackers Newbridge-on-Wye - 23miles (Click Here):
Comprising 4 lane astro slide, biggest drop slide in Mid-Wales, a tube slide, roller racers, a rope bridge, ball pool and many other exciting features including softball cannons and double dropslide.
Play Barns - Monkey Mania Ludlow- 13miles (Click Here):
Children can explore and enjoy the adventure of carefree play in a safe and clean environment. With seating over two floors, come and enjoy a barista quality coffee or something from the café menu which offers a wide selection of freshly prepared hot and cold food as well as homemade cakes and daily specials.
Swimming Pools & Leisure:
Halo Leisure Centre Leominster - 6.4miles (Click Here):
Swimming Pool, Gym & Classes, Sports & Activities, Children's Activities, Golf, Toning Suite, Indoor Climbing, Library & Cafe.
Other Leisure Centres & Swimming Pools include:
- Hereford Leisure Centre (12miles) Click Here
- Freedom Leisure Presteigne (7.7miles) Click Here
- Ludlow Leisure Centres
- The Burton Hotel Leisure & Spa (6.8miles) Click Here
In Pembridge (walking distance!):
Old Chapel Gallery (Click Here):
Old Chapel Gallery is firmly established as a centre of excellence for casual browsers and serious collectors alike. Lovers of contemporary British arts & crafts can find work by local and nationally established artists and makers, alongside the innovative work of talented newcomers.
Located in the field behind the parking area in mid Pembridge. There's a parking area behind the Kings House Pub in the middle of Pembridge. Situated at the rear or the parking area approximately 100 yards off the A44 main road is a gate into the Millennium meadow. Here you will find a children's play park & a large open green field area.
Pembridge River :
Walk up into the village, you'll see "Ye Olde Steppes" raised up on the South side of the road. Immediately opposite is a junction off the A44 that goes towards the river and Pembridge Bridge. Follow that road down which has a pavement all the way down and on the side of the bridge with a car park is the most recommended place to spend some time. Be careful of sharp stones and deeper areas and make sure children are accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. On the opposite side of the bridge is a wooden walkway to another riverside area.
Pembridge Church & Belltower:
The church and its associated bell tower form important features in the Pembridge Conservation Area.
The church is rich in furnishings and fittings, including two fine C15th chest tombs with pairs of effigies, thought to be members of the Gour family, and a good collection of C17th and C18th monuments.
Other furnishings of note include a large C13th font and several interesting examples of Jacobean woodwork, notably the pulpit.
The church houses the Pembridge Tapestries, which tell the history of the village in 12 panels, from the Norman conquest through to the present day.