Ludlow is surrounded by the unspoilt and beautiful hilly countryside of the Shropshire Hills and the Welsh border country, known as the Welsh Marches. It offers a rich and varied countryside with the Shropshire Hills an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' to the north, the fertile orchards and plains of Herefordshire and Worcestershire to the south and east, the immense hills and valleys of Powys to the west.
Created as the perfect house in the perfect setting, Berrington Hall has many secrets for visitors to uncover. See how the servants moved around the house unseen by the family and guests on a below stairs tour. Enjoy parkland walks, a walled garden, shop, tearoom and year round events. Open daily until the 1st November.
near Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0DW
01568 615721Visit Website
Croft Castle has been a home to the Croft family for nearly 1,000 years. Uncover the history of Croft during the First World War and play traditional games and dress up in a family room. Relax in the walled garden or walk through miles of beautiful parkland. castle play area, natural play area, tea-room and shop. Open daily until 1st November
Yarpole, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 9PW
01568 780246Visit Website
The Shropshire Hills
Ludlow is surrounded by lovely countryside, and much of this is part of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).