A vibrant market town in Shropshire and the largest in South Shropshire with a splendid choice of beautifully furnished holiday homes. Ludlow is located between the River Corve and the River Teme, headed by the gorgeous Mortimer Forest and the rolling Clee Hills. The town has over 500 listed buildings, meaning all who visit Ludlow are spoilt by both splendid landscapes and awe-inspiring, timbered architecture, such as the Feathers Hotel. For a fine dining evening, visit the Michelin star-awarded restaurant, Mr Underhills. A large selection of independent shops and boutiques makes shopping in Ludlow a unique experience. Be sure to visit family-owned specalist food shops for a truly delicious taste of Ludlow eating, either to take out with the kids, or packed in your self catered cottage as part of a romantic picnic, to be enjoyed after a day of walking along the picturesque Mortimer trail. Alternatively, hop on your bike and cycle over to the Dinham and Ludford Bridges.
Nestled in the heart of the Medieval surroundings of Ludlow, Manor Cottage offers modern and convenient accommodation to explore the town and Shropshire countryside. With three bedrooms and also space for the pet, it is an ideal retreat for small families in the centre of this historic town.
One stop along the cycle route is Ludlow Castle, making for an ideal day out with the kids. Here, volunteers dress in period costumes and share the story of the castle’s fascinating past. For more history, return to town towards the medieval wall, dating back to the 11th century and sitting majestically atop a hill. Keeping to tradition, there is an open-air market every week, where finding special gifts and local produce is easy. Visit the Ludlow Assembly Rooms for an evening of live music, theatre and stand-up comedy, or come along during the summer months for the Ludlow Festival, showcasing everything from Shakespeare’s plays to pop concerts. A perfect place to visit if you’re looking for a relaxed holiday in nature, dotted with evenings of arts and entertainment, is Ludlow. Bring your loved one for a romantic get-away, or bring the whole family along for a holiday bound to bring a smile to all ages.