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Outdoor Activities in

Mortimer Country


The Mortimer Trail


The Mortimer Trail is  a 30 mile waymarked walk from Ludlow to Kington, passing through the heart of Mortimer Country following the ridges of the hills and dropping down to river valleys through unspoilt countryside. The Mortimer Trail is also available as a walking holiday package from Wheely Wonderful Cycling . Buy the guidebook from Leominster Tourist Office or try one of these circular walks from the trail:


Wigmore Circular Walk


Yarpole Circular Walk


Lingen Circular Walk


Shobdon Circular Walk


Mortimer Forest - Walks and Wildlife


Mortimer Country has some wonderful expanses of age-old deciduous and coniferous woodland managed by the Forestry Commission. Some of which include the ancient deer hunting chases of the Mortimer Marcher Lords of Wigmore and Ludlow Castles. Now they offer fantastic walking, with great views ...and a chance to see Mortimer Forest's unique herd of long haired fallow deer. The Forestry areas include Mortimer Forest, Bringewood

Chase, Hopton Woods, Sned Wood, Wigmore Rolls, Bucknell Woods and Wapley Hill.




Mortimer Country Cycling


Quiet country lanes in Mortimer Country are a cyclists delight.

Hire a bike from Wheely Wonderful Cycling  or book a short

cycling holiday through Mortimer Country and the Black and

White villages . Or bring your own bike and explore Cycling for

Pleasure cycle routes, available online  or from Leominster Tourist Office.


There are great mountain biking routes in Hopton Woods and Bringewood in the Mortimer Forest. Or why not tackle the National Cycle Network’s Six Castle Cycle way on route 44.