The Local Area
Tenbury Wells is an old Market Town that is situated on the borders of three English Counties, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire, nestling in the valley of the River Teme. Tenbury Wells is approximately 10 miles from the larger Market Towns of Leominster and Ludlow and approximately 17 miles from the Town of Kidderminster, famous for its carpet making, and Roland Hill - deemed the Father of the Postal Service.
Market Street
Market Street Tenbury Wells

The River Teme
The River Teme

20 miles from Tenbury are the Cities of Hereford and Worcester, whilst the the large industrial heartland of the UK - the West Midlands, and Britain's second city Birmingham are only an hour away by car to the east. The City of Hereford hosts the famous Mappa Mundi and is home to Bulmer's Cider. The City of Worcester, 'The Loyal City', has a proud history from the English Civil War and is home of the famous Royal Worcester Porcelain factory.

The area is one of outstanding natural beauty and is a gateway to the historic lands of the Welsh Marches with their bloody history that details episodes from our medieval past and the power struggles that ensued for the English Crown.
The area is primarily agricultural with Tenbury being well known in the past for its fruit, hence its nickname the Town in the Orchard. Today hops are one of the main crops produced in the area and is the inspiration for John Berry's hop jewellery which is exclusive and shows fine examples of his craft.

The Ship Inn
The Ship Inn: Teme Street Tenbury Wells
The town has a long history going back to the days of ancient Rome. Legend has it that the famous British King, Caractactcus, is buried beneath the Castle Mount. More recently it has been famed for it annual holly and mistletoe sales that take place every December, which are the source of a lot of the country's Christmas supply of these items.
There are numerous local public houses in the town and the surrounding area that will provide visitors with comfortable accommodation, good food, and fine ale.

Castle Mount
Castle Mount

Nearby attractions include Burford House and Gardens that are open to the public. Treasures Nursery is hosted in the grounds and is well renowned for its clematis. The historic town of Ludlow is a magnificent market town with traditional black and white building and a fine castle that was once the Court of England.

Burford House
Burford House

Visit Tenbury and the surrounding area and take a step back in time and explore the regions history while enjoying the comforts and hospitality of it's people. You are invited to pop into John Berry shop to examine fine examples of his craft and, who knows even, pick up that little unique item that you always wanted that complements and elicits your individuality.



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