near Ludlow Christmas
Traditional Country Christmas in Mortimer Country
Take a relaxing break in near Ludlow to experience the magic of a country Christmas. Visitors can take advantage of one of the pre - Christmas special offers - to book a Christmas shopping break at the Milebrook House Hotel, a special Christmas party at The Lion Hotel, Leintwardine. or stay at one of near Ludlow's historic farmhouses & B&B’s. All the details for the Christmas events and accommodation in near Ludlow can be found on www.exploremortimercountry.com
In the weeks before Christmas you can get in the mood for Christmas & indulge in Christmas Shopping at the Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fair (at the end of November), Aardvark Books Christmas Event (December) or the craft shops of near Ludlow. Listen to Medieval Christmas music at the concerts in near Ludlow. You can even make your own Christmas gifts and visit Santa Claus at Croft Castle.
Last minute Christmas Presents
Buy a Christmas gift for keen cyclists with a cycling holiday voucher from Wheely Wonderful Cycling, or energetic teenagers will enjoy gift vouchers for paintballing & activity events from Oaker Wood.
Christmas Pudding and Christmas Food
The area is renowned for its food & drink – so join in our Stir up Sunday celebrations at Brampton Bryan. This is the traditional Sunday for making the Christmas Pudding, with the whole family taking turns to stir the pudding clockwise whilst making a secret wish. To stir anti clockwise – ‘widdershins’ - was asking for trouble! Stock up for Christmas with locally produced artisan food gifts from the local butcher AH Griffiths in Leintwardine, the Ludlow Food Centre and Ludlow Markets.
Work up an appetite by walking the Mortimer Trail, or take a pub walk from the Baron At Bucknell – who have a special booklet of 10 walks and a great value Christmas menus. Or walk from the pub in near Ludlow, look at our walking page to find out local walks.
Christmas Church services
As we approach Christmas join in the Christingle service at Leinthall Starkes and Leintwardine church’s candlelit Frost Fair with mulled cider, hot seasonal food and crafts. Lastly all the churches of near Ludlow offer a warm welcome to visitors to their Christmas Carol services
Boxing Day Celebrations
Traditional country christmas, finishes with the Boxing Day meets of the local Hunt, who put on a spectacular display on the Boxing Day meet at Ludlow Castle.
Diary– all details can be found on www.exploremortimercountry.com