Ludlow is a thriving market town boasting around 500 listed buildings. The centre of the town is an amazing concentration of architectural heritage including, Ludlow Castle, which is now a Grade I listed historic monument, proudly standing on a cliff overlooking the River Teme.
There are also nearly 500 listed buildings in the town as well as the local market and an impressive number of independent specialist food shops: three butchers, four bakers, a cheese shop, chocolate shop, delicatessen, whole food shops, organic food shops... all selling products of the highest quality, much of which is sourced locally. Ludlow Food Centre is a fantastic shopping experience and 50% of their products are made on the premises.
Held in Ludlow every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
with specialist markets most Thursdays and Sundays from March 26th
Ludlow Local Produce Market -
A farmers' market selling a wide variety of locally produced food, drink and land-based products.
It's on the Castle Square, Ludlow on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month.
(2021) JAN 14th & 28rd | FEB 11th & 25th | MARCH 11th & 25th | APRIL 8th & 22nd | MAY 13th & 27th | JUNE 10th & 24th | JULY 8th & 22nd| AUGUST 12th & 26th | SEPTEMBER 9th & 23rd | OCTOBER 14th & 28th | NOVEMBER 11th & 25th | DECEMBER 9th & 23rd
8th August 2021
A journey where you combine a walk of roughly 6-8 miles through unspoilt countryside around Ludlow with some of the best food and drink from Ludlow and across the Marches.
10th, 11th & 12th September 2021
Ludlow Food Festival
Over 160 food and drink exhibitors, free talks and demos from top chefs, artisan producers and food experts, children's entertainment and much more. foodfestival
27th & 28th November 2021
Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre
14th & 15th May 2022
Ludlow Spring Festival
Celebrating great local beers, bangers, bread - and much more!
Catering - Evatt & Bullock Co. pledge to bring you the very best private dining service in the comfort of your own home. We offer a completely bespoke service, so what you want is what you shall have.
They also offer a fantastic delivery service - a weekly 3 course menu . Restaurant quality food with simple instructions for reheating! Check out the latest menu on their website!
Catering - Ludlow Catering Company. Pippa and Willem Vlok have been caterers in Shropshire for over 22 years and can provide you with a fully prepared private dinner party menu in the comfort of your own home, relieving you of the stress and washing up.
Laser Clay Shooting - An activity that can be enjoyed by everybody aged 8yrs and over. If you fancy taking part in this hi-tec electronic version of the country sport of Clay Pigeon Shooting, you can do so in the Manor House Gardens - simply get in touch with www.laserclayz.co.uk
There are so many great places to eat out in Ludlow ... here are just a few...
CSONS at the Green Cafe
The Charleton Arms
The Cliffe at Dinham
The Church Inn
Shapla Indian Restaurant
Smoke House & Cicchetti Bar
The Blue Boar
The French Pantry
The Wheatsheaf Inn
Koo Japanese Restaurant
National Trust, English Heritage & Woodland Trust & more:
Ludlow Castle (3 miles)
Croft Castle (6 miles)
Wigmore Castle (6 miles)
Berrington Hall (7 miles)
Queenswood (8 miles)
Hampton Court Castle & Gardens (10 miles)
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (14 miles)
Stokesay Castle (17 miles)
Wenlock Edge (18 miles)
Brockhampton Estate (21 miles)
Carding Mill Valley (22 miles)
Ironbridge (31 miles)
Attingham Park (36 miles)
Powis Castle (38 miles)
Outdoor Family Fun:
Muddy Puddles (6 miles)
Small Breeds Farm Park & Owl Centre (18 miles)
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (18 miles)
Rays Farm (20 miles)
West Midland Safari Park (25 miles)
Little Owl Farm Park (28 miles)
Indoor Family Fun:
Ludlow Swimming Pool (4 miles)
Monkey Mania (3 miles)
Mickey Millers Play Barn (15 miles)
Hereford Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Horse Riding (4 miles)
Horse Riding (13 miles)
Go Karting (15 miles)
Ten Pin Bowling (12 miles)
Woodland activity days at Oakerwood Leisure (6 miles) -
Paintballing, Quad Biking, Target Shooting, High Ropes (minimum group 8)
Ludlow Manor House (0 miles)!
Ludlow Golf Club (7 miles)
The Grove Golf Club (12 miles)
Kington Golf Club (18 miles)