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Not to be confused with Kingston.

Kington (Welsh: Ceintun) is a small market town in Herefordshire, lying on the River Arrow and alongside the Welsh border, in the shadow of Hergest Ridge. It is a popular stop-off point for people walking the Offa's Dyke Path.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

Kington has no train service. Buses run from Leominster, Hereford, and nearby towns.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 [formerly dead link] Kington Museum, Mill Street. Kington Museum (Q20704233) on Wikidata Kington Museum on Wikipedia
  • 2 Hergest Ridge. Elongated hill, overlooking the town, and which traverses the border between England and Wales. Hergest Ridge (Q1744054) on Wikidata Hergest Ridge on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

The High Street is narrow and can be a little annoying with traffic but contains a number of interesting individual privately owned shops rather than the national chains you find in many towns.

Eat[edit]

Check out the pies from the butchers on the High Street. The Burton Hotel (see below) has a good restaurant.

Drink[edit]

  • 1 Ye Olde Tavern, 22 Victoria Rd. on the Campaign for Real Ale's National Inventory of Historic Pub Interiors. Ye Olde Tavern (Q18161034) on Wikidata Ye Olde Tavern, Kington on Wikipedia

Sleep[edit]

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Map of places with Wikivoyage articles nearby

Routes through Kington
RhayaderLlandrindod Wells Wales  W UK road A44.svg E  LeominsterWorcester


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