Just Visiting: Ludlow, Shropshire

Ludlow is a market town in England, close to the Welsh border. Historically it is extremely interesting as part of the town dates back to the 11th century. Overlooking the River Teme is a medieval castle, ruined but with much of it still accessible. There are roughly 500 listed buildings in Ludlow including many classic Tudor half-timbered buildings. It is also well known for it’s food.


dsc05388dsc05391We drove west out of the town towards the Mortimer Forest past Whitcliffe Common (from which a viewpoint gives a lovely panorama of the town) and parked in Vinnalls car park. This is a popular area with walkers; there are a variety of trails of all levels of difficulty and the scenery is stunning.
We decided on a 3 mile circular hike and made our way up to the top of the hill where we were rewarded with breath-taking views of the Shropshire countryside.

Famous for its eateries, Ludow at one point boasted three Michelin-starred restaurants. It hosts a food festival every year and we would love to return at the time of the festival to sample some of its culinary delights! Sadly we were only here for a day, but we would really like to return for some longer walks, and also some more time in the town itself.

As always, thanks you for reading!

Keep Exploring!

Best Regards,

Adam & Harriet

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