Fed by rivers, rainfall and rich soil, Shropshire has a strong farming heritage. Not only does agriculture keep our views beautiful, it supports the production of amazing food and drink. Up and down Shropshire, you will find shops, eateries and markets proud to showcase the delicious meat, dairy and produce of our astonishingly fertile region. Shropshire is home to some extremely talented chefs – men and women who know this is the perfect place for food lovers. These chefs can work wonders with Shropshire produce. From five-star fine dining to cosy gastro pubs, Shropshire is full of places to taste fresh, delicious dishes. Ludlow in particular has a longstanding reputation as a foodie town, upheld by many wonderful places to eat and drink. Every September it hosts Ludlow Food Festival in the grounds and surroundings of Ludlow Castle – the country’s first food festival. Now we’ve whetted your appetite, are you ready to visit Shropshire?