Walking and Rambling in Kington

Walking and Rambling in Kington

Overview

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 Herefordshire Way and Mortimer Trail run from Offa's Dyke near the hostel.
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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SO 30099 56814

Lat/Lng: 52.2051, -3.0242977

Contact information

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Berrington Hall

Behind the slightly austere exterior, the house has a homely feel. Discover how the servants moved around the house unseen.

Clun Castle

Clun Castle

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

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Set in the rolling Shropshire countryside you can enjoy the Offa's Dyke National Trail which connects castles, abbeys and thriving market towns.

Cider Museum

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Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle

A fine medieval ruined castle, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of a bustling black & white market town.