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About Ledbury

Ledbury is an attractive town whose centre has changed very little over the years. The Old Grammer School and Butchers Row cottage are but two of Ledbury's beautifully preserved Medieval buildings to be seen in the cobbled street, known as Church Lane. To the top of Church Lane is the richly decorated 12th-century church of St. Michael and All Angels.

In the busy High Street stands the beautiful old 17th-century, Market House which is supported by chesnut pillars. Just opposite is the Feathers Inn which dates 16th-century and has many fine features from this period.

Ledbury is a town to visit at any time of year and is exceptionally pleasing on Boxing day, when the local Hunt meets outside the Feathers and all the towns folk gather in Victorian costume. Morris dancers gather to entertain on the huge old slabs beneath the ancient Market house. Ledbury was the birth place of the poet John Masefield (1878-1967) and each summer this is commemorated by the town hosting a Poetry festival.

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(11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction N of Ledbury)

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