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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Black Mountain Activities
Black Mountain Activities
Great outdoor activities from climbing to abseiling, to pot holing or white water rafting.
- The Magic of Life
The Magic of Life
Hundreds of colourful butterflies, giant caterpillars and bizarre insects. Valley and woodland walks nearby.