Cycling in Kington
A myriad of small, quiet roads all the way down from Shropshire to the Herefordshire Marches. The hostel is very popular with all levels of cyclists including those travelling between YHA Clun, Bridges and Kington or doing the Coast-to-Coast route. We can help families choose a suitable route as some can be hilly.
Other things to do nearby
Behind the slightly austere exterior, the house has a homely feel. Discover how the servants moved around the house unseen.
Symonds Yat is one of the best areas for climbing.
There's lots of great cycling nearby, the hostel is very close to the Lands End John O’ Groats route, or, for something shorter try the Offa's Dyke trail and enjoy unspoilt landscape at its best.
Leominster is on the official CTC route from Land's End to John O’ Groats, set in a great position between Somerset and Cheshire.
Set in the rolling Shropshire countryside you can enjoy the Offa's Dyke National Trail which connects castles, abbeys and thriving market towns.
A fine medieval ruined castle, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of a bustling black & white market town.
In a thoughtfully designed, tranquil setting, you'll be greeted by 'Numpy' a Giant Milky Eagle Owl. A real beak to nose experience!
Housed in an old cider making factory, visitors walk through the original cellars and learn about the history of cider making.
The finest and best preserved fortified Medieval manor house in England. Set in peaceful countryside near the Welsh border.
The Welsh borders are a fantastic contrast to the rolling hills of Herefordshire with its black and white villages. Offa's Dyke runs straight past the hostel with some of the best scenic stretches.
The hostel sits close to the Mortimer Trail, with fabulous walking through the Marches of England, extensive forests and limestone ways all doused in medieval history from one of the most powerful Nor
The Spaceguard Centre aims to bring the wonders of the universe to everyone in a fun and understandable way.
5 miles Meet the mammoth and look inside an Iron Age roundhouse. Watch the hot air balloon film for a unique perspective. Visit the website
Activity site near Leominster and Kington with paintball, quad bikes, tree trekking, super swing, climbing, clay pigeon shooting, raft building, low ropes and target shooting range. Visit the websi
18 miles Hire Canadian canoes or a kayak and paddle off downstream to Hay-on-Wye or to the Boat Inn at Whitney. Visit the website
0.25 miles Tells the story of Leominster since pre-roman times, with changing displays and activities to keep the whole family entertained. Visit the website