Leominster known as “the town in the Marches”, is a pleasant black and white timbered market town in the county of Herefordshire, England. The historic town lies 13.5 miles north of Hereford, 18.5 miles east of the Welsh border and 11.5 miles south of Ludlow. It sits at the confluence of the river Kenwater and the river Lugg, and with a population of 11,000 people is the second largest town in the county.
With an abundance of cafes, pubs, shops and boutiques, Leominster is a thriving and bustling town. Many of the shops are attractive half timbered Black and White buildings, which overhang the narrow medieval lanes. There are also many attractions, including the Leominster Folk Museum, which displays a burial from the Bronze Age, as well as old postage marks and stamps of Leominster. The Mousetrap Cheese attraction is well worth a visit. Visitors can watch the famous Little Herefordshire Cheese being made in the traditional way, or sit back with a cup of tea or coffee in the café. You can pick up your own Mousetrap Cheese from one of the three shops in Leominster, Hereford or Ludlow, or try out the pickles, chutneys and biscuits on offer. Should you wish to wash it down with something a little stronger than tea then pop into the neighbouring shop - Marches Little Beer Shop in School Lane and you will find a wide selection of local and unusual beers.
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