Stokesay Castle in Winter (Photograph by Mike Heyward)

Stokesay Castle in Winter

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The Hay Festival
Literature and arts festival in Hay on Wye
Last weekend in May, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
01497 822 629

The Presteigne Festival
Situated in a small, intimate town nestling on the Powys/Herefordshire border, the Presteigne Festival has become a mecca for those seeking musical nourishment and artistic discovery in the idyllic surroundings of the Welsh Marches.
Bank Holiday weekend in August, Presteigne, Powys
01544 267800

Ludlow Food Festival
Promoting the area's small food and drink producers and encourage visitors to explore Ludlow's fascinating shops, restaurants and pubs.
Second weekend in September, Ludlow Castle
01584 873957

Ludlow Spring Festival
over 140 real ales on draught from small breweries in Wales and the Marches, producers selling seriously good food, a huge display of classic cars held in Ludlow Castle
Second weekend in May, Ludlow Castle
01584 873957

Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre
Festooned with seasonal greenery, Ludlow Castle will be bustling with medieval entertainers, minstrels and traders - truly a feast for all the senses!
Last weekend in November, Ludlow Castle
01694 723068

Bryan's Ground, Presteigne
Three acres of intimate garden rooms that have been growing since 1913. Furnished with follies and fragrant flowers, towers and topiary, pools and a potager, and paths to five acres of specimen trees on the banks of a river, on the border with Wales.
Bryan's Ground, Stapleton (Nr. Presteigne), Herefordshire LD8 2LP
01544 260001

Marc Soubeyran Violins
Master Violin Maker. Toolmaker for the musician, with over thirty years experience making and repairing instruments from the Violin and Viola da Gamba family.
Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1HA
01584 877 343

Twenty-Twenty Gallery
Contemporary art gallery, in Ludlow, Shropshire, showing the best of British artists and makers.
4 Quality Square, Ludlow SY8 1AR
01584 875363

Tanners ,Wine Merchant
Shrewsbury based independent family wine merchants established 1842
26 Wyle Co, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1XD
01743 234500