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Mortimer Forest - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Pipe Aston, Ludlow SY8 4ED, UK

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About Mortimer Forest

Mortimer Forest is the ideal place to explore and get away from it all. There are a number of walking trails on offer which take in spectacular views, archaeological features and a variety of habitats. Although originally made up of ancient royal chases and deer parks, the forest we see today was largely planted by the Forestry Commission in the 1920s.

Attractions Near Mortimer Forest

High Vinnalls
High Vinnalls0.14km from Mortimer Forest

High Vinnalls is a summit in the region or range in England. High Vinnalls is 375 metres high. Climb to this wonderful viewpoint on this circular walk in Mortimer Forest in Ludlow. It's a challenging climb with the High Vinnalls viewpoint reaching a height of over 1200ft. From the high points there are fabulous panoramic views over the surrounding Herefordshire countryside.

Ludlow Castle
Ludlow Castle3.69km from Mortimer Forest

Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing on a promontory overlooking the River Teme. The castle was probably founded by Walter de Lacy after the Norman conquest and was one of the first stone castles to be built in England.

Ludlow Museum
Ludlow Museum3.79km from Mortimer Forest

The museum contains an interactive environment rich in history, while encapsulating the architecture and social history through its town centre location. The building is prominently located within the historic walled town of Ludlow, forming a key focal point at the head of Broad Street. It reveals the town’s proud architectural heritage to visitors and signposts them to other heritage venues in Ludlow to help visitors get the most from their stay.

Ludlow Market
Ludlow Market3.84km from Mortimer Forest

Ludlow Local Produce Market is a large, twice-monthly farmers' market selling a wide range of everyday and specialist food and drink produced within 30 miles of Ludlow. The market is run by Local to Ludlow CIC on a non-profit-making basis. The market space also hosts a range of specialist markets on Thursdays and Sundays throughout the year. Including the Local to Ludlow produce markets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month and the Antique & Flea market on the first and third Sunday of

St Laurence's
St Laurence's3.94km from Mortimer Forest

One of the truly outstanding medieval town churches in England. Its benefice is united with those of St Michael and All Angels, All Stretton, and All Saints, Little Stretton to form the parish of Church Stretton. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building.

Croft Ambrey Hillfort
Croft Ambrey Hillfort6.58km from Mortimer Forest

Croft Ambrey is an Iron Age hill fort in Herefordshire, England. The fort is on high ground beyond and adjoining the north-east boundary of National Trust Croft Castle parkland. The nearest settlements are the villages of Yarpole, Aymestrey and Yatton, and the hamlet of Mortimer's Cross. The Mortimer Trail waymarked long-distance footpath passes the site.

Where is Mortimer Forest

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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.