Things to Do

Things to Do

St Milburga Chapel is situated within easy reach of a whole range of attractions, sporting facilities, towns, cities and of course beautiful Shropshire countryside. We have included a list below, together with distances and times from St Milburga Chapel. A good website for everything in Shropshire is (the official tourist information site). Not included in the list is the Ludlow Park Run every Saturday morning in Mortimer Forest at 9am – thoroughly recommended, theatre and cinema at Ludlow Assembly Rooms, and the Theatre on the Steps in Bridgnorth.

Towns & Villages


Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Family Attractions

Heritage trains

National Trust, English Heritage and Country Parks

Wild Swimming

  • Ludlow – River Teme – very popular in the summer with families – lots of paddling opportunities and all year round swimming just next to CSONS, a fantastic cafe and restaurant located in the middle of Ludlow.
  • Church Stretton – Carding Mill Valley. The National Trust actively encourage you to swim in the old reservoir, which has a beach and easy access. Full information here:

Golf Courses

For our full list of golf courses within a 35 mile radius of Ludlow, please click here.

Water sports

  • River Severn Canoes – day trips from Bridgnorth to Bewdley and shorter trips. Exclusive 10% discount – highly recommended – click here for further info
  • Pier 52 Watersports – cable wakeboard, SUP, kayak and ringo rides –
  • Oaker Wood – Paintballing, Quad Trekking, High Ropes, Escape Room, Rafting, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Low Ropes Assault Course, Team Building, Target Shooting, It’s a Knockout and more!

Slightly further away by train

Ludlow train station is 7 miles away with good connections to:

  • Cardiff – 1 hour 33 minutes – 31 trains a day
  • Shrewsbury – 26 minutes – 62 trains a day
  • Hereford – 23 minutes – 61 trains a day
  • Birmingham – 1 hour 39 mins (change Shrewsbury) – 75 trains a day
  • Chester – 1 hour 26 mins – 21 trains per day
  • Aberystwyth – 2 hour 26 minutes – 28 trains per day
  • London – 2 hours 51 minutes

What’s On – Shropshire

Itineraries for holidays in the Shropshire Hills

Eating Out

Click here for our guide to local restaurants, pubs and cafes. The Shropshire Hills are full of places to try!

Around the Chapel

Click here for our guide for the local area around Stoke St Milborough

Walks within 25 miles

Please see our walking page for suggestions – click here

Biking Routes within 25 miles

Please visit our biking page for ideas – click here