Milebrook House Hotel, Knighton - Tel: 01547 528632
A beautiful Country House Hotel and restaurant on the borders of Shropshire and Powys in Mid-Wales
Knighton is a beautiful market town with winding streets and half timbered houses. 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.
Glyndwr's Way national trail begins in Knighton, named after Owain Glyndwr the 15th century famous Welsh statesman. Glyndwr's Way is approximately 135miles long, running through the heart of Mid Wales, ending in Welshpool. The clock tower in Knighton is the official starting point.
If walking isn't your thing there are many ways to spend your day. Milebrook is ideally situated for those who like to visit beautiful historic towns or castles. The lively market town of Ludlow is only 12 miles away and the beautiful village of Clun only 7 miles. There are many other towns and villages close by worth a visit, Presteigne is only 7 miles away with the famous Judges Lodgings Museum. There are many fantastic gardens and plant nurseries for you to visit too, many guests leave with a car full of plants!
For those who like to look to the stars we have The Space Guard Centre, an astronomical observatory located just a mile from the hotel. The Phil Price Rally School is about five miles away, the ideal way to spend an exhilarating day! Perfect for a birthday or anniversary present.
Milebrook House Hotel is an excellent place for bird watchers, we have a great many species including Red Kites, Buzzards, Dippers, Spotted Fly Catchers, Kingfishers, Peregrine Falcons, Ravens and lots more. The Red Kite feeding station at Gigrin Farm is not too far away.
Knighton is situated on the Heart of Wales line and is on one of the most scenic railway lines. Milebrook House will provide transport from the Knighton railway station on request to residents.
Knighton Community Market - Knighton Community Centre - 2nd and 4th Saturday each month
Made in Shropshire Market - Ludlow, Castle Square - 1st Saturday of each month
Antique and Collectors Fair - Ludlow, Castle Square - 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month
Ludlow Races - Ludlow Race Course - 10th October, 25th October, 15th November, 26th November, 5th December, 19th December
The Anthony Collier Collection of Modern Art - The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, Knighton - until 1st July
Ludlow Fringe Festival - Ludlow - 16th June - 1st July
Secret Gardens of Ludlow - Ludlow - 17th June
Shrewsbury Food Festival - Shrewsbury - 23rd - 24th June
Modern Welsh Quilting Workshops - The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, Knighton - 28th June
Exhibition: Welsh Sculptors at Work - The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, Knighton - 6th July - 19th August
Shobdon Food & Flying Festival' - Shobdon, Herefordshire - 30th June & 1st July
Aardvark Books - The Aardvark Sale! - Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan - 14th July to 29th July
Royal Welsh Show - Royal Welsh Showground, Near Builth Wells - 23rd to 27th July
Clun Carnival - Clun, Shropshire - 4th August
Brampton Bryan Scarecrow Sunday - Brampton Bryan - 5th August
Shrewsbury Flower Show - Shrewsbury - 10th & 11th August
Presteigne Festival - Presteigne - 23rd & 28th August
Aardvark Vide-Grenier-Attic Sale - with music by Blue Moon - Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan - 27th August
Bucknell Show - Bucknell, Shropshire - 1st September 2018