The Castle, firstly a Norman Fortress, is one of finest of medieval ruins. It has been extended over the centuries to become a fortified Royal Palace and has ensured Ludlow's place in English history.
The Castle hosts a Shop, Gallery and Art Room and a Tea Room Courtyard. Dogs are allowed in the Castle and Tea Room as long as they remain on the lead.More information
The Ludlow Farm Shop is a unique food shopping experience where farming, food production and retailing infuse together to create a very special environment.More information
Fishmore Hall is a privately-owned boutique country house hotel set on a hill overlooking Ludlow.More information
Stokesay is based in Craven Arms, a short drive from the site and was the setting for the mansion scenes in the film version of Ian McEwan's best selling novel, “Atonement”More information
Centred in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution is acclaimed as one of the classical historical and archaeological centres of the world. The multi-site museum includes the Blists Hill Living Museum - well worth a visit for a taste of old Victorian England.More information
Bridgnorth, in reality, is two towns: the High Town (good views down) and the Low Town (good views up). Now connected by the steepest inland funicular railway in Britain.More information
A Wonderful Way to Spend a Day - The Severn Valley Railway operates mainly steam-hauled passenger trains between Bridgnorth, Bewdley and Kidderminster, a journey of about 16 miles, along the beautiful Severn Valley.More information
Tradition has it that in the fourteenth century soldiers from Ludlow Castle came here to match their horses.More information
Step back into the Iron Age and get up close to a real sized mammoth. Take a stroll in the 30 acres of meadow or relax in the cafe with a Shropshire cream tea. You can even take a balloon ride over the Shropshire Hills without leaving the ground.More information
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd are part of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. They offer breath-taking views across Shropshire, Cheshire and the Black Mountains. Due to the Mynd’s dominance of the landscape, it’s one of the reasons why Church Stretton is often referred to as Little Switzerland. For those not so keen on walking- you can drive to the top of the hill to take in the views.More information
The Clee Hills consist of Brown Clee Hill 1,772 feet (540 m), the highest peak in Shropshire, and Titterstone Clee Hill 1,749 feet (533 m). They are both in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Views from the west of the hills spread as far as Snowdonia. To the south are the Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds, and to the east are the spread of the West Midlands. To the north is Cannock Chase, and on a very clear day the hills of the Peak District.
The small market town of Bishop's Castle, on the Shropshire/Welsh border, is home to the Three Tuns Brewery, a brewery with significant claims to fame. The oldest licensed brewery in the UK.More information
Prehistoric Bronze Age stone circle 85 feet in diameter, consisting originally of some 30 stones of which 15 are now visible.More information
A neo-classical mansion designed by Henry Holland. Explore the house and grounds on one of three marked estate walks. Visit the Servants’ Hall tea-room and enjoy simple, home-cooked food. You can also see a romantic mix of Jane Austen costumes from popular TV and film and worn by Kate Winslet, Billie Piper, Hugh Grant, Greg Wise and Emma Thompson.
Younger visitors have their own trail around the house, can run off some steam in the park or have a go at building their own den in the woodland play area.More information
The dramatic riverside ruins and extensive earthworks of a Welsh Border Norman Castle, it's tall keep unusually set on the side of its mound.More information
Stiperstones is a National Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The reserve hosts a range of ancient landscapes, old mines and an abundant of wildlife. The quartzite ridge here was formed some 480 million years ago and is visible for miles around.More information