Sunday, 13 January 2013

A brief visit to Ledbury............

Went over to Ledbury the other day - it's a lovely market town, with some interesting shops. I wasn't there very long, but I took some pics of two of my favourites. They're both just off the high street, down alleyways. The first shop has its name on the pavement, just as you enter the alleyway -

Then you carry on down the medieval alleyway -
passing old doorways -

and then suddenly - Kapow!! -

- you're at the shop, which is an amazing building in itself, but particularly so in this medieval setting - like a landed UFO. It was pretty grey the day I was there, but on sunny days, it really gleams! -

They sell gorgeous stuff - beautiful material, lights, etc - more info (and better pics!) HERE

Ledbury has a lovely old Market House, built in 1617 -

The other lovely shop-down-an-alleyway in Ledbury is Hus and Hem -

Again, lovely (Scandi)  things to buy!  More info HERE

Hope you're having a good weekend!


  1. Hello! It's so nice to see you back here! I enjoyed this post very much...I would love to visit Ledbury and see those lovely shops!
    Wishing you a happy week.
    Helen x

  2. My word, I never imagined Tinsmiths looked like THAT! Will have to arrange a day out to Ledbury, looks fabulous!

  3. What a super building to find at the end of an ancient alleyway - quite unexpected! I'd love to visit the shop and Ledbury too:)

  4. love the juxtaposition of old and new.......very cool!!

  5. How lovely to find a treasure down the little alleyway like Tinsmiths, i too love the mix of old and new, it works beautifully.

  6. Hi there,
    Ummm. Ledbury. We were househunting round there for a bit and it's a lovely town. I found Tinsmiths, which is beautiful, but missed Hus and Hem. Next time!

  7. Tinsmiths has been on my list of 'places to visit' for a while, but I had no idea the building looked like that! M x