The Bed and Breakfast Annex is just four miles from Ludlow to the South with its historic castle, quaint timbered buildings and shops and fine dining places. The market town of Craven Arms and the well-known, medieval ruin of Stokesay Castle is a couple of miles away and is situated within walking distance of the Annex on the other side of Norton Camp. Beyond there, Church Stretton and the glorious South Shropshire hills and Long Mynd are just a few miles further on to the North.
Welcome to the bed and breakfast Annex at Upper Norton Barn, Near Ludlow.
Local wildlife on the doorstep
Badgers, deer, foxes and numerous species of bird including buzzards and kites have made their home in the woodland at Norton Camp. Summer evenings are the ideal time to spot young badgers. Deer can be spotted most easily in early spring and late autumn when the foliage has died back.
Ludlow Castle (open to the public)
Mortimer Forest is approximately seven miles away and close to the town of Ludlow. Originally an ancient hunting forest, like similar areas including Bircher Common. According to the Forestry Commission, it is a remnant of the ancient Saxon hunting forests of Mocktree, Deerfold and Bringewood. Remains of this 'ancient battleground' include a Castle Mound that was owned by powerful Marcher Lords, who had a base in Ludlow. Natural history includes very old Limestones and Shales laid down by the sea some 400 million years ago.
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Bache pool (fishing available here)
Other Local Attractions
Ludlow Town is approximately four miles away and boasts a selection of independent shops, quaint timber framed buildings and market square. A market is held each
Ludlow Food Centre The Ludlow Food Centre is a unique food shopping experience where farming, food production and retailing infuse together to create a very special environment. Part of the Earl of Plymouth's Oakly Park Estate which extends to approximately 8000 acres of Shropshire countryside, Ludlow Food Centre's beef, lamb and Gloucester Old Spot pork comes from the estate along with a selection of game and vegetables. Ludlow Food Centre is located on the A49 by the junction of the A4113, just a few miles from Ludlow - visit www.ludlowfoodcentre.co.uk Tel 01584 856000.
Ludlow Golf Club - visit www.ludlowgolfclub.com
Ludlow Racecourse - visit www.ludlowracecourse.co.uk Tel 01584 856221.
Location:- Mortimer Forest is located In the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, England.
The OS positioning is: SO480730, it is near the town of Ludlow, on the A49 road.