The Riverside Inn, Aymestry – Leominster, Herefordshire

By Guest Writer

1 year ago

Sitting on the banks of the river Lugg, this attractive black-and-white-timbered, 16th-century inn offers guests the perfect opportunity to unwind, either by sipping local real ales and cider on the riverbank and spotting wildlife, or by relaxing beside a roaring log burner. The six original bedrooms are homely and comfortable – we adore the three beautifully designed garden rooms, decked out with all creature comforts and full of character. Each has its own veranda overlooking the glorious, unspoilt Herefordshire countryside. The Riverside is ideally located for walkers as it’s on the central point of the scenic Mortimer Trail, as well as being perfectly positioned for fishing and other country sports. But what people really come here for is the food. Chef/patron Andy Link, a star of the local Slow Food Movement, grows 50 different fruits and vegetables on site and specialises in cooking with local Herefordshire, Shropshire and Welsh-border produce. Andy is committed to being creative with local crops, and makes his own treats from foraged goodies – hay and meadowsweet ice cream and lavender fudge, anyone? Simply the very best and always fabulous value.

Doubles from £89.50

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