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Eastnor Castle - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Eastnor, Ledbury HR8 1RL, UK

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About Eastnor Castle

A dynamic and beautiful castle situated in a 5000-acre estate in the Malvern Hills within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The castle, surrounded by a lake, deer park, and arboretum, with magnificent views of the rolling Herefordshire countryside, is the home of the Hervey-Bathurst family. The twelve guest castle bedrooms – eleven doubles and one large single, four with four-poster beds – have been individually designed with style. It is the perfect place for castle weddings, romantic sta

Attractions Near Eastnor Castle

Eastnor Obelisk
Eastnor Obelisk1.96km from Eastnor Castle

The obelisk is a monument to various distinguished members of the Somers Cocks family. This prominant 90ft monument is visible for miles around and carries four inscriptions.

Ledbury Heritage Centre
Ledbury Heritage Centre2.47km from Eastnor Castle

This beautiful heritage center is located in the centre of Ledbury is a gem of a Grade II* Listed 16th-century building with an enigmatic history. It tells the history of Ledbury through its buildings and its trades. Originally maintained and run by the Council, it is now owned by Ledbury Places, a charity established to keep such well-loved and historically important buildings in the ownership of the town, to be used and enjoyed by all.

Raggedstone Hill
Raggedstone Hill2.48km from Eastnor Castle

Raggedstone Hill is situated on the range of Malvern Hills that runs approximately 13 kilometres north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border. Raggedstone Hill lies close to the borders of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. It has an elevation of 254 meters. The northern flank of the hill lies on the southern side of the Hollybush pass, from where its summit is a brisk 15–20 minutes steep walk from the nearby Hollybush car park.

Butcher Row House Museum
Butcher Row House Museum2.49km from Eastnor Castle

Butcher Row House Museum features many items of local interest including reproduction helmets and breastplates that would have been worn in the Battle of Ledbury in 1645 and a small collection of musical instruments ranging from a ‘hurdy-gurdy’ to a Tibetan pipe fashioned from a thigh bone. The cottage used to stand on Ledbury's High Street and was one of 15 burgage houses and shops making up Butchers Row.

Midsummer Hill
Midsummer Hill2.6km from Eastnor Castle

Midsummer Hill is situated in the range of Malvern Hills that runs approximately 13 kilometers north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border. It is the site of an Iron Age hill fort that spans Midsummer Hill and Hollybush Hill. The hillfort is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is owned by Natural England.

British Camp Hill Fort
British Camp Hill Fort3.98km from Eastnor Castle

British Camp is an Iron Age hill fort located at the top of Herefordshire Beacon in the Malvern Hills. The hillfort is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is owned and maintained by Malvern Hills Conservators. One of the iconic attractions in this area and attracts a lot of tourists.

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Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council. It is bordered by Shropshire to the north, Worcestershire to the east, Gloucestershire to the south-east, and the Welsh counties of Monmouthshire and Powys to the west.