Montgomery

Montgomery is the old county town of Montgomeryshire and is well worth a visit. From the impressive town hall and interesting mix of architecural housing styles, to quaint shops and cafes. Here are just a few ideas of places to visit.

Cloverlands Model Car Museum is situated in the Institute building. It is a unique collection of around 300 model cars of all descriptions. Please see website for more information and opening times or contact Bruce Lawson on 01686 668 004. www.montgomeryinstitute.co.uk

                                                                      

The Old Bell Museum is situated in a 16th century inn and houses collections that illustrate the long social and civic history of the town. For more information go to: www.oldbellmuseum.org.uk

                                                                      

Montgomery Castle overlooks the town from it's hilltop location. Building was started by Henry 111 in 1223. The Castle was demolished after the Civil War. More information can be found at: cadw.gov.wales/daysout/montgomerycastle

                                                                     

Bunners is a traditional ironmongers that draws people from far and wide. It sells a huge variety of goods and has to be seen to be believed. www.bunners.co.uk

                                                                      

St. Nicholas Church watches over the town from its prominent position on Church Bank. It is a 13th century Norman Church and houses a fine example of a pre-reformation rood screen and the magnificent Herbert Tomb. The churchyard is home to the Robber's Grave, a story well worth researching.