Steeped in history and surrounded by breathtaking and unspoilt scenery, it is the perfect destination for a weekend escape. As if that weren’t enough, Ludlow is home to some of the UK’s finest restaurants and pubs, a bustling market, art galleries and potteries, and a thriving cultural calendar. There are many fine places to stay, too.

If you would like a comprehensive guide to all Ludlow has to offer then visit:

Local attractions

St Laurence’s Church, 2 College Street – medieval stained glass, misericords, views from the top of the tower.

Ludlow Castle – a fine medieval ruined castle in the heart of Ludlow.

The river walk – wonderful views of Ludlow Castle, the Church and Ludlow’s historic town centre.

Museums and galleries

Ludlow Museum, Museum at the Buttercross SY8 1AW (open Friday – Sunday) stories of Ludlow’s remarkable history.

A little further afield:

Stokesay Castle
One of the finest medieval manor houses in England with stunning views of the Shropshire countryside.

Berrington Hall
A beautiful Georgian mansion which sits within ‘Capability’ Brown’s final garden and landscape.

Croft Castle
Croft Castle sits deep within the Herefordshire countryside and is surrounded by 1500 acres of historic woodland, farm and parkland.