Ludlow is in the centre of unspoilt and varied countryside so it has stunning views, and has received several plaudits over the years including being called 'the most beautiful town in England'; Life Magazine once named Ludlow as 'Englands finest market town'. Due to its close association with good food, some people have described Ludlow and the surrounding area as the 'English Provence'.
The history of Ludlow appears to have been maintained in its streets and buildings - there are over 500 listed buildings reflecting a variety of architectural styles. Come and spend time in Ludlow and absorb the atmosphere.
For further information on Ludlow visit www.ludlow.org.uk
Many events take place in Ludlow throughout the year, so find out 'What's Happening in Ludlow' click here
Ludlow castle was built at the end of the 11th Century and its varied architecture - Norman, Medieval and Tudor - reflects its long history. Although there are quite a few castles in the Marches, historically Ludlow Castle is the most important. The part Ludlow Castle has played in history, and the extent of its remains, make it one of the finest castles in the country. Ludlow Castle also plays hosts to events, For further details of the castle and of the events that take place please visit www.ludlowcastle.com/events
There has been a market held on Castle Square in Ludlow for 700 years or more, and the open air market still thrives. See www.ludlowmarket.co.uk for further details.
The museum contains an interactive environment rich in history, while encapsulating the architecture and social history through its town centre location. The Buttercross occupies the main approach to the town centre from the south, forming a pivotal point on the dramatic spatial progression that leads from Ludford Bridge via Broadgate to the Ludlow Castle gates.
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CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE
Standing proud above Ludlow town, The Church of St Laurence is one of the most significant parish churches in England, and is worth an extended visit - www.stlaurences.org.uk
Within easy walk from our guest house, you can try some high quality real ales at the award-winning Ludlow Brewery. You must pop in to try their great range of beers, and personal tours of the brewery are available
- cost includes the beer www.theludlowbrewingcompany.co.uk
SHOPPING IN LUDLOW
In addition to the market, there are a wide
range of independent specialist shops
which you should explore -
see The Ludlow Website for further details.
There are many varied walks in and around Ludlow and the surrounding beautiful countryside, and the popular Shropshire Hills are just a short distance away and can be reached by bus, train or car - click here for further details click here
Around Ludlow there are various cycle routes which suit all abilities, so please click here for more details click here