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Things to Do

While staying with us there are some great places to explore in the local area.

Offa’s Dyke

There are many wonderful walks in the Knighton area, including the famous Offa’s Dyke footpath that roughly follows the Welsh – English border.

It stretches some 170 miles from Chepstow to Prestatyn. Knighton is the only town that straddles Offa’s Dyke.

Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle is one of the finest surviving fortified manor houses in England, and situated at Stokesay in Shropshire. It was largely built in its present form in the late 13th century by Laurence de Ludlow.

Laurence ‘of’ Ludlow was one of the leading wool merchants in England, who intended it to form a secure private house and generate income as a commercial estate.

Ludlow

Ludlow is a thriving medieval market town and an architectural gem with a lively community feel, busy with events and festivals throughout the year. The historic town centre and the 11th century Ludlow Castle are situated on a cliff above the River Teme and are surrounded by the beautiful countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh Marches. Ludlow is an excellent base for walking and cycling; as well as exploring the rest of Shropshire and the Welsh Marches.

The Offa’s Dyke path, around seven miles on grass, takes you through areas of outstanding natural beauty.

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Hampton Court Castle

Hampton Court Castle started its journey in the early 15th Century. Set in the delightful Herefordshire countryside, surrounded by vast lawns, a stunning woodland backdrop, and magnificent award-winning gardens, the estate has an interesting and varied history.

The gardens and castle are open to the public during the summer, and the castle hosts celebrations, corporate events and spectacular weddings throughout the year.

Rally School

Welsh forest rally driving days with Phil Price Rally School. Forest stage rally experiences perfect for experience days, gift vouchers, stag and hen or corporate events.

The Phil Price Rally School has been voted the No.1 Rally School in the UK time and time again. This well established highly professional outfit situated in the rugged Welsh countryside will take you through an adrenaline packed day never to be forgotten.

 

Elan Valley

Low sunlight casts long shadows under clearing stormy skies at Penygarreg Reservoir in the Elan Valley near Rhayader, Powys, Wales.

A visit to Elan Valley never fails to delight and inspire. We are custodians of a beautiful area stretching 72 square miles with historic landscapes and thriving wildlife.

The Spaceguard Centre

The most significant natural danger to life on Earth comes from asteroids and comets.

The Spaceguard Centre is a working observatory, and the main source of information about near Earth objects in the UK. The observatory is located on a remote, dark sky site ideal for astronomy, surrounded by the stunning Welsh Marches.