The Spaceguard Centre
The Spaceguard Centre aims to bring the wonders of the universe to everyone in a fun and understandable way. Its main work is looking for Near Earth Objects (asteroids and comets), and providing timely information about these to the public, press and media.
What makes it special
- An understanding about tracking asteroids
- Great view of the countryside
Children (5-15 yrs): £4.00
Children (5-15 yrs): £5.00.
(Pre-booked only. We do not run evening tours when we are on BST)
Other things to do nearby
A ruined castle near the Welsh border. With interesting keep and two baileys, it's easy to spot and worth the trek. Visit the Castle website
However you enjoy cycling, the Shropshire Hills has something to suit everyone.
Set in the rolling Shropshire countryside you can enjoy the Offa's Dyke National Trail which connects castles, abbeys and thriving market towns.
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.
A myriad of small, quiet roads all the way down from Shropshire to the Herefordshire Marches.
Four distinct gardens over 70 acres with more than 5000 rare trees and shrubs – a unique garden for all seasons. Visit the website
In a thoughtfully designed, tranquil setting, you'll be greeted by 'Numpy' a Giant Milky Eagle Owl. A real beak to nose experience!
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
Stokesay Castle was constructed at the end of the 13th century by Laurence of Ludlow, who at the time was one of the richest men in England.
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
A fine medieval ruined castle, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of a bustling black & white market town.
Behind the slightly austere exterior, the house has a homely feel. Discover how the servants moved around the house unseen.
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
Leominster is on the official CTC route from Land's End to John O’ Groats, set in a great position between Somerset and Cheshire.
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
Experience gliding, the centre caters for all levels from beginners to advanced cross country soaring.