Ludlow Farm Shop, Ludlow, Shropshire
Situated just north of Ludlow on the A49, Ludlow Farm Shop is a top notch Food Hall and restaurant. With its emphasis on quality and provenance, it gives food lovers the opportunity to buy some of Shropshire’s finest produce. If you’re visiting for the Ludlow Food Festival, make sure you pop in.
Ludlow has long been renowned as a hub of foodie excellence. Its annual food festival in September, attracts thousands of visitors each year and has the reputation for being the festival for serious foodies.
Ludlow Farm Shop, which is part of the Earl of Plymouth’s Oakly Park Estate, opened in 2007 and has done much to build upon this great reputation. 80% of its produce is sourced from Shropshire itself or from the neighbouring counties of Worcestershire, Hereford and Powys.
What makes the Food Hall even more appealing, are the 8 specialist kitchens cleverly designed so you can observe the production process as you shop. It’s guaranteed to make you fill up your shopping basket.
The farm shop also has its own kitchen cafe. If it’s a chilly day, try and get the table next to the woodburner.
Watch Bread Making and Cake Decorating
Pick Up a Jar of Lady Windsor’s Preserves
Watch Traditional Butchery Skills In Action
Have a Taste of Shropshire Blue
Have a spot of lunch in the Ludlow Kitchen café
- Try local wine from the Ludlow vineyard or Hereford Cider Brandy and Grappeau from the Ludlow Distillery
Buy some home-roasted Mercanta coffee beans (they’ve received 2 Great Taste Awards)
Gardeners can visit the Centre’s neighbouring garden centre
- Visit Ludlow in August to take part in the annual MagnaLonga walk, a tasting walk for foodies organised as a precursor to the Ludlow Food Festival in September
Where to Stay in Shropshire
Old Downton Lodge
Set in an 18th-century farmhouse with views across the Shropshire countryside, is this lovely restaurant with rooms. Old Downton Lodge would be a peaceful place to stay if you’re visiting Ludlow Food Festival.
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How to Find Ludlow Farm Shop
Ludlow Farm Shop, Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 2JR
The Foodie Travel Guide
Sally is the founder and editor of The Foodie Travel Guide. She travels around the UK and beyond in search of the best foodie days out, tasting experiences and delicious places to stay. She loves a glass of English sparkling wine, afternoon tea with friends and escaping London for gastronomic adventures.