Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills News
One of the great joys of a visit to Ludlow and the beautiful surrounding countryside is to drop down a gear or two, relax and explore at your own pace. And the perfect way to do that is by bicycle. On two wheels, you can wend your way through the leafy lanes and narrow streets, stopping off wherever takes your fancy to soak up the sights, or simply take a well earned rest and refreshments.
Want to have a go at jam and cake making using succulent autumn fruits from our hedgerows? Join us on Tuesday 21st September, 9.30am -3pm at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre to find out about hedgerows and the products that we can make from them.
Two new ventures have been introduced for this years Ludlow Marches Food and Drink Festival “ a new Park and Ride site and an official tent camp site making it easier to get to and stay at the festival throughout the weekend.
Join Jenni Clegg, from Natural England, and Cath Landles, from the Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership, on Sunday 12th September, for a stroll on The Stiperstones to learn about the variety of berries that grow on this beautiful heather clad heathland.
A new three year landscape project Discover Local has been launched in the Shropshire Hills, funded by LEADER.
The Shropshire Hills Shuttles are much more than a simple bus ride into the hills, or so our research suggests.
If you are feeling a bit blue that the summer is drawing to a close, what better way of seeing the season out with a bang than at Stokesay Castle, where a duo of knights in shining armour are waiting to fight for your honour!
Hidden gems and family favourites across Shropshire will open free as part of Britain’s annual Heritage Open Days, a four day celebration of heritage and architecture this September.
Sharp-shooters will be dusting down their shotguns and heading for the moors as the grouse shooting season gets under way this Thursday.
St Bartholomews Day celebrations are being revived at Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire on Tuesday, 24th August with drama, wizardry and fun family entertainment.