Ludlow Sausage Trail Winners

At the 2016 Ludlow Food Festival the annual Sausage Trail was held once again and the Ludlow Sausage Trail Winners in the 2 categories were as follows:

Sausage Trail Professional’s Choice

1st: Reg May, ‘Paddington Bear’ traditional pork blended with homemade onion marmalade
2nd: Beamans of Bridgnorth, Purebred Gloucester Old Spot with shallot and handpicked wild sage
3rd: Ludlow Food Centre, Gloucester Old Spot Pulled Pork

Sausage Trail People’s Choice

1st: D H Wall & Son, Wild Boar with Pork, Honey and Mustard
2nd: A H Griffiths, Griffiths traditional pork
3rd: Reg May, ‘Paddington Bear’ pork with onion marmalade

You can find more information about these local food producers using the following links:

Ludlow Food Centre
A H Griffiths
Beamans of Bridgnorth

The Ludlow Food Festival 2016

Ludlow Food Festival 2016

Ludlow Food Festival 2016

The Ludlow Food Festival is now in its 21st year and has become the highlight of the many food events held in Shropshire, and is praised as one of the best Food Festivals in the UK.

This year the Ludlow Food Festival runs from Friday 9th September through Sunday 11th September at the main venue of Ludlow Castle.

The Festival objective is to celebrate the quality and diversity of the superb independent food and drink producers and suppliers across Shropshire, Ludlow and the Marches. This year the Festival hosts more than 180 local food and drink producers who are displaying their wares and offering samples – you can try local sausages and meats, a wide range of locally brewed real ales and even puddings.

There are also many food-related events including:

You can find more information about these trails at the Ludlow Food Festival Web site here.

The Festival also features a series of hands-on Masterclasses where you can try your hand at:

  • making your own sushi
  • preparing a Thai Green Curry
  • Pork Pie making

Ludlow was described by Sir John Betjeman as “probably the loveliest town in England” and more recently has been called the gastronomic capital of Shropshire. Ludlow is 9 miles and 20 minutes by road from Folly View Let.