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:


Black Bough, 2 Castle Street – beautifully designed and well-made products

Bindery Shop, 5 Bull Ring – unique products inspired by more than 500 years of bookbinding and printing.

Rickards, 6-7 Bull Ring – Ironmongers for over 500 years.

Period House Shop, 141 Corve Street – period details to complete your home.

Holloways of Ludlow, 140 Corve Street – simple, modern and classic design for the home.

Oska Ludlow, 2 Castle Street – timeless German label.

Marches Pottery, 45 Mill Street – distinctive stylish pieces, beautifully displayed Tel: 01584 878 413

Twenty Twenty Gallery, 4 Quality Square – modern and contemporary British art and craft.

Bebb Fine Art, 1 Church Street – works of art from 1900 to the present day.

Rowles Fine Art, 53 Mill Street -19th – 21st century British and European art.


Green Café, Mill on the Green – delicious food in a delightful setting overlooking the River Teme.

The Cliffe at Dinham, Dinham – restaurant with rooms serving modern British food.

Pizza Ten, 2B Quality Square – artisan pizzas and more besides Tel: 01584 879 450

Parkway, 6 Corve Street – a taste of Spain.

Bistro 7, 7 Corve Street – homemade food and friendly service.

Mortimers, 17 Corve Street – a touch of luxury with modern British/French food in a beautiful restaurant.

French Pantry, 15 Tower Street – French food with plenty of charm.

Fishmore Hall, Fishmore Road – luxurious rooms and an innovative menu.

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.