Things to do in the area

In Presteigne and throughout the local area, there is a full programme of unique events through out the year. Each month of the year brings new rural activities and special events, from film screenings & live theatre in village halls, to rural country shows.

Church and parish events, provide a full programme of guided walks, village fetes all through this corner of Presteigne. And local history clubs, in Presteigne provide in depth talks about local life in days gone by and local historical celebrities.

All the pubs, and country inns in Presteigne, take every opportunity to celebrate events during the year, such Christmas and New Year, Valentines day, Mothering Sunday and Easter with special menus or offers. Some pubs, like the Sun Inn in Leintwardine, take it one step further and celebrate local life with uniquely local flavour, with wassailing events, Banestre Tarleton day, St Georges Day and their Celebrated beer festival at August bank holiday.

Music plays a big part in local village events, there are regular 'Open mic'  and music events at pubs in Presteigne. Don't miss the Hobson’s Sea Shanty singers at Presteigne. Churches in Presteigne parish regularly host classical and jazz music concerts.

Cycling sportif or challenge events, walking festivals with guided walks, orienteering and car rallying events, all take place throughout the year in the beautiful countryside surrounding Presteigne.  The big events are walking festivals in bishops Castle and Herefordshire, the Woodpecker Car Rally and the Epic cycles events.

Food festivals abound in this area, around Presteigne.  Meet local food suppliers, taste the food, listen to talks & cookery demonstrations.