Places to Visit
Marlbrook Hall B&B is in the heart of Mortimer country. We have circular walks from the farm gate which leads you to pick up the Herefordshire Trail. This will take you through Burrington village. The church built in 1864 with a spire. Find the rare examples of eight cast iron grave slabs dating from the early 17th century on the east side of the church. Also you can walk the Mortimer Trail and Offa’s Dyke which is close by. We have up to date maps for you to use.
The local village of Wigmore is approximately two miles away with a community shop and 2 country pubs. The ruins of Wigmore Castle, which dates back to the Norman conquest, stand proud above the village and offer lovely views of the surrounding Wigmore basin, once a glacier lake can be seen from the castle, as can Wigmore Abbey and the spire of Downton church. Surrounding the basin are the villages of Leinthall Starkes, Elton, Pipe Aston and Burrington.
The historic market town of Ludlow is 7 miles to the west of Marlbrook Hall Bed & B. Renowned for its links to food the town hosts annual food festivals in its famous castle and regular farmers markets. Discover the ancient streets and the original town gate in Broad Street. St Lawrence’s church is a must and climb the tower to get the best views of Ludlow Castle. Ludlow racecourse is within a 15 minute drive from us.
Visit Leominster the historic wool town steeped in Tudor history. Friday’s in the square sees the weekly open market. Also Renowned for its antique shops and is part of the Black and White Village Trail. the 40 mile route takes you through some of the prettiest villages of North Hereforshire
Hay-on-Wye & Wales
Hay- on- Wye is 40 mins drive away from us and the town boasts more than 30 book shops known as the Town of Books. Nestled on the English boarder Hay - on – Wye is also renowned for its annual Guardian Hay festival during the end of May.
This picturesque town of Church Stretton designated as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of the Shropshire Hills is approx 40 mins drive from our B & B with its antique shops and tearooms. Access to walks on the Long Mynd. Footpaths lead from the town in all directions. Close by is Carding Mill Valley an ideal picnic place.
Food & Drink
The local area is blessed with lots of excellent local pubs and restaurants, and we would be happy to recommend these for you and book a table for you.