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Ludlow Manor House

Local Information

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.

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Weekly Markets:
Held in Ludlow every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Plus the Antique & Flea market on the first and third Sunday of the month

Fortnightly Markets:
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.

(2023) JANUARY 12th & 26th | FEBRUARY 9th & 23th | MARCH 9th & 23th | APRIL 13th  | MAY 11th & 25th |  JUNE 8th & 22rd | JULY 13th & 27th |  AUGUST 10th & 24th |  SEPTEMBER 14th & 28th | OCTOBER 13th & 27th |  NOVEMBER 9th & 23rd |  DECEMBER 14th

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Annual Events

12th, 13th & 14th May 2023
Ludlow Spring Festival
Celebrating great local beers, bangers, bread - and much more!

17th June to 2nd July 2023
Ludlow Fringe Festival
An annual inclusive, vibrant and diverse Arts Festival.

13th August 2023
Ludlow Magnalonga
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.

8th, 9th & 10th September 2023
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

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Local Services that Come to You

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

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Eating out

There are so many great places to eat out in Ludlow ... here are just a few...

The Boot at Orleton
CSONS at the Green Cafe
Bistro 7
The Charleton Arms
The Cliffe at Dinham
The Clive
The Church Inn
Shapla Indian Restaurant
Smoke House & Cicchetti Bar
The Queens
The Blue Boar
The Wheatsheaf Inn
Koo Japanese Restaurant

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Days Out

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)

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Sporty Activities

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)
Golf -
Ludlow Manor House (0 miles)!
Ludlow Golf Club (7 miles)
The Grove Golf Club (12 miles)
Kington Golf Club (18 miles)

You'll love it here... whatever the weather!


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