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 - 11th October, 26th October, 9th November, 16th November, 27th November, 6th December, 20th December
Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts - Presteigne Festival - 24th to 29th August
Elan Valley Walking Festival - Elan Valley - 2nd - 10th September
Ludlow Food & Drink Festival - Ludlow - 8th to 10th September
Aardvark Books -Herefordshire Art Week Exhibition: Weft and Warp - Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan - 9th - 24th September
Arcadia at Aardvark, Special Festival event with Hugh Webb and Roger Nichols. - Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan - 7th October 2017
Mortimer Forest Autumn Foraging Course - Mortimer Forest, Ludlow - 13th October & 21st October
Autumn Brocante event - antiques, vintage and live music from Norrie Davies. - Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan - Sunday 22nd October, 10am - 3pm
Winter Event, plus live music, children's crafts with Annie Thompson and warming homemade soup! - Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan - Saturday 18th November, 10am-4pm
St Laurence's Christmas Medieval Bazaar -St Laurence's Church, Ludlow - 25th November, 10am - 4pm
Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre -Ludlow - 25th & 26th November
Aardvark Christmas Fair - Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan - Sunday 10th December, 10am-3pm