Places To Visit and Things To Do in Shropshire

Intersting Spots at Tugford Farm Holiday Accommodation

We have the largest Ancient Ash Tree in Shropshire, with its girth of 6.8m it is also one of the ten largest in The British Isles.
      
View the Sheela Na Gigs carvings on either side of the main door of St Catherines Church, Tugford. They are two of very few quasi – erotic carvings found around the country in Norman Churches.

Nordy Ring - An iron age hill fort on the Brown Clee Hill

Heath Chapel - Built in the 12th century. A perfect example of a small Norman Church.

Heath Medievel village remains covering 4 hecters.

Local Shropshire Festivals

Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre. www.ludlowmedievalchristmas.co.uk  

Ludlow Spring Festival - celebrating great beers, bangers, bread, music and more.  www.ludlowspringfestival.co.uk 13th & 14th May 2017

The Ludlow Fringe Festival - 17th June to 2nd July 2017 www.ludlowfringe.co.uk

Ludlow Food Festival - a feast of a festival. www.foodfestival.co.uk   8th, 9th & 10th September 2013 & Magnalonga Sunday 13th August 2017 www.magnalonga.co.uk

Local Shropshire Towns

Craven Arms - 9 miles

  • Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
  • Nearest Train Station
  • Stokesay Castle

Ludlow - 10 miles

  • Annual fairs and festivals
  • Ludlow Castle
  • Michelin-starred restaurants
  • Racecourse
  • Regular markets
  • River Teme
  • South Shropshire Leisure Centre

Church Stretton - 11 miles

  • Hill walking on Long Mynd and Caer Caradoc
  • Acton Scott Working Farm Museum
  • Cardingmill Valley

Much Wenlock - 12 miles

  • Antique Market
  • 12th Century Priory

Bridgnorth - 13 miles

  • Severn Valley Railway
  • Cliff Railway 

Further Afield

  • Clun
  • Bishops Castle
  • Ironbridge - Ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums
  • Shrewsbury

 Local leisure pursuits

  • Horse riding
  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Blog - the latest from Tugford Farm Accommodation in Shropshire...

What a great weekend we had with a fantastic family full of fun, adults and children alike. The weather was pretty good and enabled the children to play with Widget and our new puppy 'Tipsy' in the garden. It was great as the puppy just played or slept! As I type she's trying to help! The children also had lots of fun in the Jacuzzi Hot Tub occasionally letting their parents in. Have a look at some of the smiling faces with Widget and Tipsy on the main blog page. Farming news: We have fields full of ewes and 'getting larger everyday' lambs. The rain which was so desperately needed arrived and has given everything a boost so the grass is now growing well. Talking to neighbouring farmers when we were herding their two cows, which had escaped onto our top field, the general feeling was that the spring crops will definitely have been affected by the lack of rain at the crucial time of planting but that's farming for you so the ever changing challenges keep coming. Read on in the main blog to here more -

15th May 2017

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