Ludlow Food Festival

The Original Festival for Food and Drink Lovers

Kids Fun Activities

Where: Kids Zone - Inner Bailey

Explore the Inner Bailey area of Ludlow Castle over the Festival weekend, and you'll find the Kids Zone - where activities are completely FREE!

All our Kids Activities are completely FREE - no need to book, just turn up on the day for these fun hands-on sessions from:

  • Outside The Box: hands-on cookery sessions creating something simple, tasty and delicious! Friday is for pre-booked school groups, then Saturday and Sunday at 11am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm and 3pm. Find out more, here:  Kids Cookery
  • The Den Kit Company: FREE flag painting activity, especially for kids! Come and join in the fun - all equipment and everything you need will be provided. There will be 2 drop-in sessions a day. Find out more, here:  Flag Painting
  • Catch the Children's Snail Trail throughout the Festival.  Just visit the Slow Food stand in the Castle Gardens to pick up a quiz sheet.  Follow the snail trail to find the answers and all children returning their completed sheet to the Slow Food stand will receive a special goody bag.  It's free and is a great way for youngsters to explore the Festival!

There's no need to pre-book for any of the fun; these activities are sure to keep the little ones busy and entertained!




A chef doing a demonstration

9th, 10th & 11th
September 2022

Inside Ludlow Castle with more than 180 local food and drink producers and suppliers: real food, ale, cider, perry, wine and more from the Marches, with samples and tastings.

A singer at ludlow spring festival

14th & 15th
May 2022

Held in Ludlow Castle, more than 200 real ales, 150 classic vehicles and live music all weekend. That’s not forgetting over 60 food and drink producers to discover!

Happy walkers following the mangalonga walk

Sunday 14th
August 2022

A food and drink walk of approximately 8 miles adapted from our Italian twin town. A unique experience for food lovers and those wanting to explore the Ludlow landscape.