Delicious Food

It’s time to enjoy the incredible food scene found across Shropshire. Unwind and devour a freshly cooked meal in a much-loved historic pub or enjoy a new dining experience in one of the many quirky independent restaurants on offer.

The Ugly Duckling, Telford

Retaining the original features of a 19th century coal yard public house, The Ugly Duckling is a modern gastro destination to relish a delectable food menu, including contemporary sharing boards and small plates.

The Fox and Hound, Shawbury

Savour a relaxed, cosy atmosphere at a traditional English pub. Oozing rustic charm and traditional décor, The Fox and Hound offer fresh dishes using locally sourced produce.

The Bear Inn, Hodnet

Located in Hodnet, The Bear Inn, a former 16th-century coaching inn, offers fine seasonal food and local ales. Following a recent refurbishment project, The Bear Inn is now a perfect combination of history and timeless refinement.

Discover the 18th-Century Grounds

Farm Shops

Fordhall Organic Farm

Fordhall Organic Farm, is England’s first community-owned farm. The farm provides insight into sustainable, small-scale farming practices and is open for free visits. Attractions include farm trails, a farm shop, and a café. With a chemical-free approach for over 65 years, Ford Hall rears cattle, sheep, and pigs using an outdoor extensive grazing system.

Battlefield Shrewsbury

Falconry Centre, Farm Shop and Historical site Battlefield 1403 is a versatile establishment featuring a high-quality butchery, well-stocked deli counter, a local food and drink shop, Battle of Shrewsbury museum, Falconry Centre, a ride-on tractor attraction for kids, a wood shop, and a café serving homemade food.

Ludlow Farm Shop

A charming farm shop located near the scenic town of Ludlow specializing in award-winning locally sourced products. It features Limousin cross beef cattle and Shropshire lamb, free-range pork, poultry, venison, and game. Fresh, seasonal vegetables from the local walled garden are also available. The on-site butchery and restaurants use the farm’s meat, while the state-of-the-art robotic dairy produces milk for homemade cheese and yoghurt.

Apley Farm Shop

Apley Farm Shop is a great establishment focused on traditional farming methods and top-quality food. Offering a wide array of products including fresh fruits, vegetables, speciality meats, fine cheeses and baked goods, all sourced from the estate, local farms, and suppliers. Perfect for family visits, enjoy exceptional produce and a wonderful experience.


There are several local shops nearby for guests to purchase their essentials for their stay: