A HISTORIC hotel with potential for improvement in the middle of a Herefordshire town is up for sale.

Leominster's Talbot Hotel currently has an agreement in place with the council to provide accommodation to homeless people.

But it has now been put up for sale with offers invited with agents Christie and Co, who said that, with rising demand from staycationers, the hotel could trade as a profitable entity once more.

The grade II listed building, which has 31 bedrooms, is said to date back to the 15th century and offers a wealth of character with exposed beams throughout.

The ground floor is accessed from West Street and via the off-road car park, and features two bar areas, the Tudor bar with exposed beams and an open fireplace, and the Minster bar, which has further exposed beams and a bar servery.


The two restaurants seat a total of 76, while the hotel also has three conference rooms, with the Tudor Room featuring its own bar and kitchen and capable of catering for functions including weddings for up to 150 people.

The 31 bedrooms include 26 double or twin rooms, three singles, and two family rooms, all with an en-suite bathrooms and toilet, or en-suite shower and toilet.

Outside, there is an off-road car park with spaces for 23 cars.