Top things to do in Montgomery

Top Choice French in Montgomery

Checkers

One of the main drawcards of Montgomery is this truly excellent restaurant-with-rooms. With an inquisitive modern-French approach to fresh, locally sourced ingredients, first-rate service, and dishes such as steamed…
Church in Montgomery

St Nicholas' Church

Evocative Norman St Nicholas' Church dates from 1226 and boasts a vaulted ceiling decorated with intricate coloured bosses, a beautifully carved pre-Reformation rood screen and striking mid-19th-century stained-glas…
Cafe in Montgomery

Castle Kitchen

This lovely little deli-cafe overlooking Monty's picturesque heart is perfect for stocking up on bottles, butter, charcuterie and other supplies for a picnic on Offa's Dyke or in the surrounding hills. Or you can ju…
Museum in Montgomery

Cloverlands Model Car Museum

With over 3000 exhibits, Cloverlands is one of the most extensive collections of its kind in the UK, and a must for model-car lovers. Around half the cars are on loan from one collector, Gillian Rogers, including qu…
Homewares in Montgomery

Bunners

Not many hardware shops merit a visit when travelling, but Bunners, an old-fashioned ironmongers justifiably likened to Aladdin's cave, is an exception. Founded in a Georgian shop in 1892, it will still sell a singl…
Cafe in Montgomery

Ivy House Cafe

A warm, homely place with local art on the walls and a fine line in home baking, Ivy House offers a good selection of hearty and wholesome classic cafe fare with plenty of choice for vegetarians and not a chip in si…
Museum in Montgomery

Old Bell Museum

Set in a former inn, slaughterhouse and temperance hotel, this local history museum explores the the town's long history (granted a Royal Charter in 1227, it's the oldest borough in Wales). It features scale models …
Ruins in Montgomery

Montgomery Castle

Rising from the craggy outcrop above the town are the ruins of Montgomery Castle. Work on the Norman fortress began in 1223, and in 1267, during treaty negotiations at the castle, Henry III granted Llywelyn ap Gruff…