This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Kington.
Kington, Hereford and Worcester, England, is a delightful market town nestled amidst a fertile valley surrounded by water. The River Arrow on the south with the Back Brook on the east and Offa’s Dyke Path on the north enhance the breathtaking scenic beauty of Kington. The city was a major agricultural base before the Industrial Revolution, which is evident seeing the green landscape now.
With moderate rainfall and limited temperature ranges throughout the year, Kington can be visited any time of the year, but the peak season starts in April and lasts until October. Hostels in Kington, Hereford and Worcester, England, are rather scant, but you can find hostels in nearby towns as well as in Welsh country as Kington is just two miles away from Wales.
Kington is ideal for those who love walking. There are long and short circular walks in Kington, Hereford and Worcester, England, that let you explore the town as well as the nearby hills. Leaflets are also provided to guide you if you'd like to explore the region on foot. The Offa’s Dyke Trail is a national trail which is fully way-marked and offers walkers with scenic views of the gorgeous countryside.
Kington also boasts of other trails and walks such as Mortimer Trail, Herefordshire Trail, and Arrow Walk Trail that are filled with green woodlands, clear rivers, and high ridges. If you're in the city in September, you will be privileged to enjoy the Kington Walking Festival with its variety of programs, walks, and entertainment to suit everyone’s wishes.
On a visit to the city, don't miss visiting the Owl Center at Kington, which features an extensive collection of owls, waterfowl, and pheasants from across the world. The Kington Museum and Judge's Lodging Museum are popular to explore if you'd like to peek into the history, culture, and life of Kington. There are numerous art galleries in the city that will delight you if you are an art lover. If you'd like something a bit different to do, stop off at the livestock market, country market, and community markets that are held regularly.
There are several places to visit in Kington and you need the right accommodation that will help you relax and look forward to the next day of activity, without draining your wallet. Hostels in Kington, Hereford and Worcester, England, are not aplenty, but the few that exist are comfortable and friendly to visitors. Since the hostels in Kington, Hereford and Worcester, England, do not accept walk-in bookings, call well ahead to book your accommodations. Some Kington, Hereford and Worcester, England hostels also offer discounts for group bookings, so check on offers. Hostels in Kington, Hereford and Worcester, England, also offer bicycles for rent if you need assistance getting around.
Written by local enthusiast for Kington hostelsJoy Barboza