Top Tips On Things To See And Do Around Orleton Rise

Owning a holiday home on our holiday home park, Orleton Rise, provides you with the perfect opportunity to make the most of exploring Shropshire and there is a wealth of things to see and do right on your doorstep.

Orleton Rise is situated near to Ludlow a lively market town with over 900 years of history and a plethora of stunning architecture dating back across different centuries, not to mention the beautiful castle presiding over the town. Read on for tips on things to see and do and places to visit while you are staying on the park.

Rich History

A visit to Ludlow would not be same without experiencing the castle with its magnificent fortress overlooking the River Teme. Explore its towers and ramparts and discover more about its role in medieval power struggles.

Delve deeper into Ludlow’s past at the Ludlow Museum. Discover exhibits showcasing the town’s fascinating journey, from its architectural heritage to its social and economic development.

You will be unable to miss the tower of St Laurence’s Church prominent to see over the tops of the other buildings in the town. It originates from the 11th century when the Normans founded Ludlow and has been through many changes over the course of the evolution of the town. It is worth making the time to visit St Laurence’s to see the stunning stained-glass windows and possibly sample the delights of the Icon Coffee Shop offering delicious cakes and savouries.

Stunning Scenery Around Ludlow

Lace up your walking boots and head out to explore the breathtaking Shropshire Hills with over 50 hills to choose from, there is bound to be a walk to suit all requirements. The Clee Hills offer stunning panoramic views and are within easy reach of Ludlow or take a short drive to Church Stretton to walk the Long Mynd where you may even be lucky enough to see wild ponies.

Escape the hustle and bustle and head off to explore Whitcliffe Common, a peaceful green space offering stunning views of Ludlow Castle. The network of footpaths and stone steps make the common easy to explore to admire the beautiful surroundings.

Take a leisurely stroll along the River Teme to Ludlow Millennium Green, which is situated below the cliff where Ludlow castle has been built. This popular spot is perfect for feeding the ducks, enjoying a picnic with friends or family, or simply unwinding in a picturesque setting.

Foodie Haven

Ludlow’s fantastic food scene has wide acclaim, the vibrant market brimming with fresh local produce, from seasonal vegetables to artisan cheeses attracts people from across the county and the delis, butchers and bakers offer a very high standard of produce. Not to mention the exceptional standard of restaurants in and around the town and the architecturally stunning pubs serving delicious homemade food.

Sample the delights of the Shropshire brewing scene at the Ludlow Brewery Company. Tour the brewery, learn about the brewing process, and indulge in a tasting session of six of their hand-crafted ales

If gin is more your tipple, why not book a tour of Ludlow Distillery and enjoy tasters from a range of their spirits. Alternatively, why not visit Mahorall Farm where you can peruse their farm shop, enjoy the nature trail and take home a few bottles of their fantastic cider.

A Town That Captures Your Heart

Ludlow’s charm lies not only in its historical and natural beauty, but also in its warm and welcoming atmosphere. Whether you’re wandering its narrow streets, browsing the independent shops, or enjoying a meal in a cosy pub, Ludlow offers an authentic experience that will leave you with lasting memories that you will want to return to reignite.

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