Are you looking to spoil someone you love this year? Whether you are looking for a wonderful Birthday treat, an anniversay or Valentine’s Day meal, or your pick of mini breaks for 2, Ledbury is a great little town for romance. Think cobbled streets, Tudor era buildings and a wealth of great food and shopping highlights and you’re halfway there. Add some of England’s prettiest countryside and colourful local events and you have a unique destination for romantic getaways. Here are just a few of the reasons to fall in love with Ledbury in 2017:
Romantic Dining in Ledbury, Herefordshire
For a spot of classic romantic dining, The Feathers Hotel has excellent food and an elegan yet relaxed atmosphere. Our classic Tudor building makes an elegant setting at any time of year. It's erfect for couples in every season, but on Valentine’s Day we like to go a step further. 2017 is no different with a special menu to mark the occasion.
Heart-Stirring Views and Great Walks
Another way to spend wonderfully romantic days out in Herefordshire is an adventure in the fresh air. The Malvern Hills are gorgeous at any time of the year, even when it's crisp and cool (our Malvern Hills blog has some great sights, activities and locations to discover). Otherwise you could try the Wye Valley; where locations such as Symonds Yat offer lovely views. Or for a taste of the dramatic you could head for any one of several stately gardens and outdoor attractions. Hergest Croft Gardens are especially easy on the eye, with several lovely gardens and great views to the Black Mountains.
Cultured Evenings at Malvern Theatres
If your partner enjoys a little live entertainment, why not catch a show together on your next visit? Just a short distance from Ledbury, Malvern Theatres have an eclectic mix of live drama, dance, music and comedy. Indeed, it is the only venue for many miles where you might see a touring ballet or bigger theatre production. See the official site for the lineup of shows, acts, opening times and ticket details: www.malvern-theatres.co.uk
Creative Experiences & Crafting Workshops in Herefordshire
If you’re tired of the usual chocolates, flowers and other Valentine’s gifts, a great alternative is to book a “hands-on” experience instead. Trying something new with your partner is great fun and could even be the start of an enjoyable shared hobby.
Eastnor Pottery run enjoyable workshops and short courses throughout the year for any budding potters who find themselves in Herefordshire. The centre provides friendly, expert tuition and all you need to get started. Why not take your place at the potter’s wheel and create your own personal keepsake? One of the best activities for couples we think. Find more details at eastnorpottery.co.uk
Castles, Poetic Detours and More...
Finally, should you want even more choice of romantic things to do, our previous blog on the subject has further regional highlights to stir the heart. Whether you fancy touring a historic castle or discovering Ledbury's connection with the great romantic poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, there is so much to discover. Read more here.
Romantic Breaks & Wedding Fairs in Ledbury, Herefordshire for 2017
For the perfect away trip for 2, why not stay at The Feathers Hotel? With great hospitality, locally-sourced food and cosy character rooms, don't just take our word for it, see our recent guest reviews about their experience with us. Click here to see our current offers, including our fantastic Lazy Sunday Stay for Two.
Should you be looking at getting married in Herefordshire, we also host regular wedding fayres. These are an excellent chance for brides and grooms to be to see the venue, put those all important questions to the experts and meet a whole host of excellent services and suppliers from Ledbury and beyond, Click here for further details.