Despite sitting on the Western side of Offa’s Dyke, the historic division of England and Wales, Kington has been an English town for thousands of years. Considered a hidden gem by many who stumble upon it, Kington boasts a variety of excellent amenities along the high street. These include a local butchers and greengrocers, a leisure centre and library, and a state-of-the-art medical centre.
Home to the highest golf club in England, Kington is also a desirable destination thanks to its rural beauty and outstanding walking connections. Offa’s Dyke Path, a National Trail along the English and Welsh border, meanders along Hergest Ridge close to the town.
As a rural town with good links to nearby train stations and larger cities like Hereford, Kington attracts a mixture of families and retirees. Families take advantage of the catchment area of quality local schools, and retirees enjoy a picturesque place to live and the relaxing lifestyle.
Bungalows are one of the most common property types for sale in Kington, appealing to those retiring and looking to downsize. Around the top of the town, there are a number of new-build homes for sale that are popular with young families, while the town centre offers a selection of Grade II listed buildings to buy and flats to rent.