Ledbury: A market town with a difference

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 Brothers.

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 work.

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 the area.

Ledbury railway station offers direct links to major cities Birmingham, Oxford and London Paddington.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801666573-ADNFCR

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