The town has many traditional buildings and historical attractions, Ludlow has become recognised for its abundance of fabulous restaurants, bistros and cafes. The famous Ludlow Food and Drink Festival takes place every September and there are also regular farmers markets. For guests wishing to enjoy a day at the races, Ludlow racecourse can be found a few miles away. Ludlow is famous for the magnificent views, beautiful countryside and rolling hills. There are footpaths, walking routes and cycle ways, including Long Mynd, Brown Clee and Stiperstones, which pass through the local area. A little further afield, guests can visit the counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire, and explore the towns of Tenbury Wells, Bromyard, Leominster, Malvern, Hereford and Bewdley. other places of interest include the Severn Valley Steam Railway, Cardingmill Valley in Church Stretton, Acton Scott Working Farm Museum and the Iron Bridge Gorge Museum. Shop 3 1/2 miles, pub and restaurant 1 1/2 miles.