Presteigne Attractions

Presteigne has many attractions to occupy your time during your visit. Some that may even capture your imagination and leave you breathless, and some that might just get you that adrenaline rush you enjoy.

Judge’s Lodging

attractionsFrom the stunningly restored judge’s apartments to the dingy servants’ quarters below you can explore their gaslit world. Damp cells remind you of the building’s true purpose, along with the vast courtroom where your imagination in captured by the echoing trial of William Morgan, local duck thief.

Sleeping Dragon

 attractionsThe sleeping dragon is a response to a commission enquiry I had in about April 2013, for a monument to go to Flanders, to commemorate the Welsh dead of WW1.

Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts

 attractionsHeld each August in an intimate setting nestling on the Powys/Herefordshire border, the Presteigne Festival has become a focal point for those seeking musical nourishment and artistic discovery in the beautiful surroundings of the Welsh Marches.

East Radnor Leisure Centre

 attractionsEast Radnor Leisure Centre has two squash courts with sprung maple wood floor, a 3 badminton court sized hall is located on the ground floor also a fully air conditioned studio is where we hold some of our regular group exercise sessions such as indoor studio cycling (spinning),  clean, warm swimming pool with clear sparkling water and a separate scandanavian sauna and  for a good workout our fitness suite provides a selection of cardiovascular  and strength training

St Andrew’s Church

 attractionsPresteigne’s Welsh name Llanandras, means the holy place of St. Andrew and there has been a place of Christian worship on the site since before the Norman Conquest. The present building is an outstanding medieval church with some remnants of the old Saxon and Norman structures remaining.