Attractions in the surrounding area

Children are most welcome at the metropole. We have a selection of family rooms and children’s menus, so all ages can enjoy the experience of staying at the metropole.

Silver Mountain Experience

Silver Mountain Experience

Where fact meets fantasy! A day out for the whole family with a choice of guided tours, a mining museum, gem panning, den building, two quiz trails, fun games and much more set around a uniquely preserved silver-lead mine. Café and gift shop.

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Erwood Station Craft Centre

Erwood Station Craft Centre

An inspiring hidden marvel. A centre of local excellence supporting over 80 Welsh artists. Woodturner working, refreshments, river side walks, picnic site, nineteenth century carriages with gallery exhibitions.

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Welsh Royal Crystal

Welsh Royal Crystal

Wales’ only commercial maker of hand made Welsh Crystal with all stages of manufacture carried out in our own factory.

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The Judge’s Lodging

The Judge’s Lodging

Stunningly restored, award-winning Victorian townhouse, adjoining court and cells, capturing the ‘upstairs, downstairs’ life of a most unusual household.

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Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre

Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre

A magical place to experience animals, birds, and owls. Herefordshire family attraction of the year.

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Quackers Play Barn

Quackers Play Barn

With a 4 lane slide, double drop slide, tube slide, roller racers, rope bridge, ball pool, softball cannons, outside large sandpit, race track with pedal go-karts and a nature walk round the lake there is plenty to keep the children entertained.

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Underhill Riding Stables

Underhill Riding Stables

Family owned business set in 100 acres of beautiful rolling Mid Wales countryside to suit all ages and abilities.

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Heart of Wales Riding School

Heart of Wales Riding School

Ponies and Horses for all standard of riders and an ideal way to see the beautifull countryside.

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Red Kite Feeding Station & Nature Trail

Red Kite Feeding Station & Nature Trail

Wild Red Kites are fed at Gigrin Farm every day of the year – breathtaking feats of aerial piracy. N.F.U. Finalist – Rural Attraction of the Year.

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Black Mountain Activities

Black Mountain Activities

Great outdoor activities from climbing to abseiling, to pot holing or white water rafting.

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The Magic of Life

The Magic of Life

Hundreds of colourful butterflies, giant caterpillars and bizarre insects. Valley and woodland walks nearby.

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