Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills Attractions
Explore the Shropshire Hills & Ludlow
There are plenty of attractions, events, shops and things to do the Shropshire Hills & Ludlow to keep you entertained on your next visit, whether you are staying for a couple of hours, a few days or even weeks.
Shopping, eating and drinking
Market towns in the Shropshire Hills (including Ludlow, Bishop's Castle, Church Stretton, Cleobury Mortimer, Clun and Craven Arms), are full of traditional independent shops, local produce, real ales, quality cafes, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and inns. The Shropshire Hills are home to many fine artists and artisans who are inspired by the Shropshire Hills, so you will find a wide range of locally made arts and crafts in the shops, studios, craft centres and galleries of the towns and surrounding villages.
Attractions in South Shropshire
From family friendly attractions such as the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre and Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, to Ludlow Castle and Carding Mill Valley, there are many attractions to visit in the Shropshire Hills. Click here to begin your search.
The Shropshire Hills Countryside
Discover the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on foot; walking in the Shropshire Hills is a popular pastime. The countryside in south Shropshire has valleys, ancient woods, meadows and of course hills to conquer.
There's Offa's Dyke, the Shropshire Way, the Jack Mytton Way and numerous local short walks. The views are spectacular. The Long Mynd in Church Stretton has more than 30 miles of footpaths and nearly 20 miles of cycle routes and bridleways, so cyclists and horse riders are well looked after, too.
History & Heritage of the Shropshire Hills
Seek out some of the magnificent Iron Age hill forts, such as Bury Ditches or Caer Caradoc. Visit the museums and attractions that bring history alive in exciting ways or enjoy the splendour of fine houses, castles and gardens, including several National Trust and English Heritage properties.
Remember your binoculars
Wherever you decide to explore, wildlife abounds in the Shropshire Hills. Spot curlew, red grouse and skylark from the hilltops.
Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills are easy travelling distance to the rest of Shropshire, including Shrewsbury and Ironbridge. Click here to visit the Shropshire Tourism website and find more ideas for days out and things to do throughout Shropshire.