Ledbury: A market town with a difference
Market towns are becoming increasingly popular with the modern
mover. It seems that the combination of rural charm and quaint
architecture creates a very appealing place to live.
Due to more and more people choosing a countryside location to
settle down, these little villages are developing a unique culture
of their own.
One particular area which offers all of the above can be found by
those looking at property for sale in Ledbury.
The Herefordshire town has a rich history that dates back to c.1231
and residents can enjoy the array of timber-framed buildings that
are scattered about the area. Both The Market House and Ledbury
Park are fantastic examples of English architecture.
As for culture, Ledbury also has its fair share of that as well.
Music lovers will enjoy The Big Chill festival event at Eastnor
Castle, which has hosted many global acts such as the Chemical
If spoken word is more your cup of tea then Ledbury Poetry Festival
may be a better option for entertainment. Every year the event sees
thousands flock from all over the UK to hear readings of original
Thespians also have plenty to do with The Market Theatre and
Ledbury Amateur Dramatic Society offering a source for locals the
opportunity to take to the stage.
With all this going on it's easy to forget about the other great
aspects of the town. Its rural setting offers the chance to get out
and explore the surrounding countryside on foot.
There are also plenty of shops and amenities in Ledbury that will
provide you with all the essentials. As well as a variety of
supermarkets the town also has a number traditional markets that
take place throughout the month.
For those who like to keep fit, Ledbury has an abundance of leisure
facilities with gyms, swimming pools and even a spa available in
Ledbury railway station offers direct links to major cities
Birmingham, Oxford and London Paddington.