Leominster is located in Herefordshire and is a traditional market town. The town is located approximately 19 kilometers north of Hereford. Ludlow is situated 18 kilometers to the north. Leominster can be easily reached from these towns as well as other villages in the area. Local sights and attractions include Berrington Hall, the Leominster Folk Museum, Croft Castle, Broadfield Court, Burford House Gardens and the Priory Church. There are also several shops in the immediate area as well as numerous eateries and restaurants. Visitors will also be able to take advantage of accommodations in Leominster and the immediate area.
Leominster is an English town that is located in the area of Herefordshire. The town of Leominster has a population of about eleven thousand. The town of Leominster is located on the banks of the River Lugg and this feeds into the River Kenwater that flows into the area of North Herefordshire.
From 1974 until 1996 the town of Leominster was home to the administrative centre of the former local government for the district.
The town actually takes it name from a minster. This is a community of clergy within the district of Leon and this in turn was taken from the old welsh roots that is actually contrary to a lot of reports. The name of the town has nothing to do with Leofric, which is an eleventh century earl of Mercia.
The town of Leominster has a very strong education network that consists of one secondary school and two main primary schools within the town and some smaller surrounding ones. The secondary school in the town is Minster College. Minster College is a comprehensive school that has about seven hundred and fifty pupils. The main primary schools are Leominster Junior School and Leominster Infants. The surrounding smaller schools include Luston, Stoke Prior and also the Ivington primary school that is part of the Church of England.
Minster College is located within a central location and it is next door to the leisure centre and the swimming pool both of which are used by the school.
The town of Leominster is twinned with the French area of Saverne and the Tanzania area of Tengeru.