An attractive Georgian town on the Welsh/Shropshire borders.....


Montgomery is situated just off the A483 between Newtown and Welshpool in Mid Wales within a mile of Offa's Dyke. Originally a walled town the main streets still follow the original mediaeval pattern with an array of interesting historic buildings. 

Bunners is a family run hardware store, trading since 1892.
A must visit when in Montgomery, you never know what you'll find!!

Opened in May 2010, Indigo Moon offers an unusual mix of industrial antiques, interiors and art. Situated just off the Square in Kerry Street, this shop is well worth a visit.

The Little Gallery

Established in April 2012
A gallery/clothes/gift shop - delightfully beautiful things, worth a visit

situated on the corner of broad street opposite the Ivy House Cafe

Claudia Lis Ceramics

Montgomery also offers:
A Convenience Store  and a Post Office (Broad Street)

St Nicholas Church:
A thirteenth century parish church, boasting a magnificent interior and an impressive canopied Herbert tomb. Also, in the churchyard you can find the "Robbers Grave" (click on link to the right).

The Old Bell Museum:
Housed in a sixteenth century Building the museum contains a delightful array of interesting artefacts about the castle, Montgomery's social history and local archaelogical activity.
Food and Drink in Montgomery Town:

Town Hall
       You will usually find a charity coffee morning in progress most Saturday mornings in the Town Hall

Tourist information 

An unusual re-designed telephone box painted wedgewood blue
You will need to walk down the hill as it is unfortunately situated at the 
bottom end of town where there is no parking 
(opposite Claudia Lis' Ceramic Workshop).

Nearby Offa's Dyke:
Part of one of Britains most famous walks is just a short distance from the town.
Offas Dyke is a footpath that runs from the Severn Estuary to the North Wales Coast.

The County War Memorial:
An impressive Obelisk built from Portland Stone and views across to Cader Idris in the West, the Malvern Hills to the south east and the historic Kerry Ridgeway to the South.

Montgomery Castle:
A ruined castle set on a rocky promontory above the town enjoying views of the River Severn and across to the Shropshire hills.

Accommodation in Montgomery Town:
(please click on links below or to the right of the page)

...and just outside the town:

Hendomen Farmhouse

Fronfraith Hall B&B

(see hotels and B&B's page on the right for details)

Recreation in Montgomery Town:

Cycle Hire
Movie Club

Important note: Some photographs on this blog have been lifted from various internet sites. I have not given credit as there are too many to note. They will be replaced over time by my own, however if anyone is offended by my use of their photograph(s) and would like it credited or deleted please email me