Ludlow Castle – https://www.ludlowcastle.com/ – 6.3 miles
Ludlow Castle is one of the finest medieval ruins in England. Set in the glorious Shropshire countryside at the heart of the superb, bustling black & white market town of Ludlow. Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility – a glimpse into the lifestyle of medieval society.
Croft Castle & Parkland
Croft Castle & Parkland – https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/croft-castle-and-parkland – 2.9 miles
Situated on the English-Welsh border, Croft is a quiet, ancient place steeped in British history and politics with a picturesque castle and medieval parkland re-fashioned during the 18th century.
Surrounded by 1,500 acres of woods, park and farmland, Croft became home to a resilient and prominent family, beginning with Bernard de Croft in the 11th century. Later, Sir Richard Croft fought in the Wars of the Roses while Sir James Croft was rewarded with high office for his loyalty to Elizabeth I.
Berrington Hall – https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/berrington-hall – 3.3 miles
Standing proud and strong, this fine Georgian mansion sits within ‘Capability’ Brown’s final garden and landscape. Discover the rare curved walled garden for the first time as we reveal this unique Brownian design in June as part of our Berrington Garden Project. In the house, discover jewel-like interiors, designed by Henry Holland and home to the Harley, Rodney and Cawley families. Uncover the story of Ann Bangham, first lady of Berrington, and see her restored 18th century court mantua dress.