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Leominster (pronounced as Lemster) is a town in Herefordshire, England.


Leominster is a market town, influenced by its proximity to the Welsh border. It is located at the confluence of the River Lugg and its tributary the River Kenwater, approximately 12 miles (19 km) north of the city of Hereford and approx 7 miles south of the Shropshire border, 11 miles from Ludlow in Shropshire. With a population of approximately 11,700 people, Leominster is the largest of the five towns (Leominster, Ross-on-Wye, Ledbury, Bromyard and Kington) in the county surrounding the City of Hereford.

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1 Leominster station is a small station offering two lines with 1 train per hour (tph).

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Map of Leominster (England)


  • 1 Mortimer's Cross Water Mill, Mortimers Cross, HR6 9PE (6 miles north west of Leominster), +44 1568 708820. adults £5.00, children £3.00, concessions £4.00. Mortimer's Cross Water Mill (Q6914698) on Wikidata Mortimer's Cross Water Mill on Wikipedia
  • 2 Leominster Museum (Leominster Folk Museum), Etnam Street, HR6 8AL. Interesting museum of the local area, with a gallery dedicated to Leominster-born artist John Scarlett Davis. Free. Leominster Museum (Q17342652) on Wikidata Leominster Museum on Wikipedia
  • 3 Grange Court, Pinsley Road, HR6 8NL, . Former market hall, built in 1633, and moved to its present location in 1859. Free. Grange Court (Q15186849) on Wikidata Grange Court on Wikipedia
  • 4 Stockton Bury Gardens, Kimbolton HR6 0HB, +44 7880 712649. Apr-Sept W-Su 11:00-16:30. Charming four-acre garden. Adult £8.50, child £5.
  • 5 Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, HR6 9PW (About 8 miles north of Leominster), +44 1568 780246, . Croft Castle (Q5187474) on Wikidata Croft Castle on Wikipedia
  • 6 Berrington Hall, HR6 0DW, +44 1568 615721. A neo-classical hall and former home of the Cawley family with an extensive garden and parkland which was the last project designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown. Now looked after by the National Trust. Has a cafe, gift shop and second-hand bookshop. Berrington Hall (Q4894728) on Wikidata Berrington Hall on Wikipedia
  • 7 Hampton Court Castle, Hope under Dinmore, HR6 0PN. Hampton Court Castle (Q1443802) on Wikidata Hampton Court Castle on Wikipedia







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Map of places with Wikivoyage articles nearby

Routes through Leominster
Llandrindod WellsKington  W UK road A44.svg E  → Bromyard → Worcester
ShrewsburyLudlow  N UK road A49.svg S  HerefordRoss-on-Wye

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