Food & Drink

In the local area

Shropshire is known as a food hub, and there are plenty of places to visit during your stay

Here are some suggestions to get you started, however more options are available and our digital guide, made available after booking, will have further information.

Tea Rooms & Cafes

Church Stretton (10-minute drive)

Carding Mill Valley National Trust Tea Room 

  • Family friendly, dog friendly & accessible facilities

Jemima’s Kitchen

  • Family friendly & dog friendly

Berrys Coffee House

  • Family friendly

Heather & Batch

  • Family friendly

Ludlow (20-minute drive)

Ludlow Kitchen Café

  • Child-friendly café with baby changing facilities
  • Playground opposite
  • Accessible facilities
  • Next door to Ludlow Farm Shop

Farm Shops / Deli’s / Butchers

Proper Good Dairy – Local Fresh Milk & Produce (5-minute drive)

  • Two vending machines available 24 hours a day, every day of the year!
  • Milk vending machine – fresh organic pasteurised milk
  • Chilled vending machine – various products sourced locally, such as muesli, eggs, jam, butter, cheese and snacks.
  • Fresh milkshakes also available (8am to 8pm)
  • Both vending machines take cash & card payments 24 hours a day

Van Doesburg’s Deli (10-minute drive)

  • Delicious deli produce including cheeses, charcuterie, fish, olives, crackers, sauces & chutneys
  • Variety of salads, quiches, pies & casseroles to take away
  • Desserts & cakes to take away
  • Freshly baked bread and pastries.
  • Also home made soup, sandwiches, pizza, coffee, & salads to go

Wenlock Edge Farm Shop (10-minute drive)

  • Delicious cured meats and charcuterie
  • Produced at Wenlock Edge Farm just up the road
  • No food miles!

Ludlow Farm Shop (20-minute drive)

  • A unique food shopping experience where you can buy fantastic local produce
  • Family friendly with café and accessible facilities

Churncote Farm Shop (30-minute drive)

  • Offering quality ingredients, grown on the farm or from other local and small producers
  • Family friendly with café and accessible facilities

Battlefield Farm Shop (35-minute drive)

  • An outlet for a range of delicious, locally sourced food
  • Family friendly with café and accessible facilities

Local Pubs

All require pre-booking – please use the links below to book directly.

The Station Inn, Marshbrook (10-minute drive)

  • Dog friendly & accessible facilities

The Ragleth Inn, Little Stretton (15-minute drive)

  • Family friendly & dog friendly

The Plough Inn, Wistanstow (15-minute drive)

  • Dog friendly & accessible facilities

The Pound Inn, Leebotwood (15-minute drive)

  • Family friendly & dog friendly

The Green Dragon, Little Stretton (15-minute drive)

  • Family friendly & dog friendly

The Swan Inn, Aston Munslow (20-minute drive)

  • Dog friendly

The Bottle & Glass Inn, Picklescott (25-minute drive)

  • Family friendly & dog friendly

The Castle Hotel, Bishops Castle (30-minute drive)

  • Dog friendly

The Boathouse, Shrewsbury (35-minute drive)

  • Family friendly & dog friendly

Gourmet Pubs & Restaurants

The Crown Country Inn, Munslow (15-minute drive)

  • Dog friendly

The Cliffe at Dinham, Ludlow (25-minute drive)

The Clive Restaurant, Nr Ludlow (20-minute drive)

  • Dog friendly & accessible facilities

The Haugmond, Nr Shrewsbury (35-minute drive)

The Charlton Arms, Ludlow (25-minute drive)

  • Family friendly & dog friendly

Fine Dining

Forelles, Fishmore Hall (25-minute drive)

  • Nr Ludlow

The Walrus (35-minute drive)

  • Shrewsbury

Mortimers (25-minute drive)

  • Ludlow

Old Downton Lodge (35-minute drive)

  • Nr Ludlow


Kerry Vale Vineyard (35-minute drive)

  • Offers quality English wines from the borders of the beautiful Shropshire Countryside.
  • Vineyard tours and tastings are available
  • Vineyard Kitchen & Wine Café
  • The Cellar Door Shop

Please Note: Although we have tried to mention all venues that offer accessible facilities; are family friendly and/or dog friendly, it is advisable to ring in advance to check they can cater for your requirements.

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