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Historic Ludlow

Ludlow Racecourse, just 10 minutes drive from Ludlow not only hosts exciting National Hunt meets, but is also home to Ludlow Golf Club, one of the oldest in Shropshire and a fine 18-hole course. The charming market town of Ludlow itself is famed for its historic landmarks. The restored Ludlow Castle is a fine Norman-era fort with stunning views from atop its citadel, and there are hundreds of other listed buildings to spot in the compact centre. For a romantic picnic spot, head for the banks of the River Teme in view of the handsome Dinham Bridge.

Explore the Shropshire Hills

Just 10 minutes from Ludlow Racecourse by car sits Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Serious walkers should head to Brown Clee Hill, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding hills atop its 540-metre high summit. Shropshire Hills is also home to many historic forts, including Grade I listed Stokesay Castle, built during the 13th century and restored by English Heritage into a popular visitor attraction.

Family friendly adventures

Just 40 minutes by car from Ludlow, West Midland Safari Park is home to over 165 species of animals from all around the globe. Take the 4-mile, self-drive safari and spot beautiful white lions, lighting-fast cheetahs and cheeky meerkats. Kids will also love Nearby Treasure Island theme park, home to a traditional fairground, crazy golf course and games arcade.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Ludlow Racecourse? Travelodge Ludlow Wooffferton Hotel and Travelodge Ludlow Hotel are both within easy reach.