We’re getting a number of visitors searching their family roots, and choosing to walk or cycle around the English/ Welsh borders to seek out all the local Mortimer connections. Castles, churches, battle sites, market towns…. The English Welsh borders are full of stories and connections to the Mortimer Family. Explore on any of our cycling holidays and on the Mortimer Trail Walking holiday
Here are some photos shared by one Australian Mortimer taken during her visit to Wigmore Castle – base of Mortimer Family power from 1075 to 1425.
Are you a Mortimer? Come and find out more about your family!
Its difficult to believe this unspoilt area of #England and #Wales, was once one of the most fought over area of the UK – there are castles everywhere. Try our Shropshire Castles cycle tour for easy cycling and great castles to visit at Clun, Wigmore, Hopton, Stokesay and Ludlow.
On our Herefordshire cycling holidays you can visit Grand National Trust properties of Croft Castle and Berrington Hall – and soon the castle at Hay on Wye too, after its renovation programme.
And if you want to visit the iconic Welsh Castles or Caernarfon and Harlech (as well as Chepstow, Hay, Abergavenny, Criccieth) and fancy a challenge – try our Lon Las Cymru cycle tour.
There are also posts about Croft Castle and Richard’s Castle to show you more about the sheer diversity of #Castles in the area. #MortimerHistory
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