Visit Eastnor Castle for an interesting and fun filled family day out. Eastnor Castle is an award winning tourist attraction nestled in the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and set in 5000 acres of parkland, just a few miles from the medieval market town of Ledbury in Herefordshire.
Eastnor Castle has easy access to junction 2 of the M50 and nearby M5 Junction 8 on the edge of The Cotswolds. The journey time from Worcester and Hereford is just half an hour.
Open on selected days from Easter until the end of September, there is plenty to entertain and amuse visitors of all ages, including dogs who are most welcome.
This historic house is full of medieval armour and fine art and in the beautiful grounds visitors will find an arboretum and a lake with many spectacular walks, trails and views.
Children of all ages will have endless fun in the Adventure Playground, Knight’s Maze, Junior Assault Course and many more attractions. Tree climbing, hill rolling, leaf kicking and stick collecting is also actively encouraged as children connect with the great outdoors.
A varied and exciting events programme runs from Easter until September with a special event being held on most days that the castle is open for visitors. All events held in the Castle and Grounds are included in the admission price.
The Castle Tea Room offers hot and cold food, drinks and snacks and there are also picnic benches aplenty on the Valley Lawn for visitors bringing a picnic.
Visit Ledbury a Herefordshire market town, lying east of Hereford, and west of the Malvern Hills. It has a significant number of timber-framed structures, in particular along Church Lane and High Street. One of the most outstanding is the Market House, built in 1617, located in the town centre.
There is excellent accommodation with hotels filled with history, inns full of tradition and quality bed and breakfasts. There is also self catering accommodation, campsites and even 'glamping' in the heart of the countryside.
Visit Herefordshire and explore a county of rolling, green countryside interrupted by villages steeped in history and interest. There's plenty to see and do but there's no escaping the sense of peace and fresh air, visit What's On In Herefordshire to find out what’s happening, when and where, during your stay.