Welcome to The Ludlow Website
Ludlow, Shropshire

Ludlow is a thriving medieval market town and an architectural gem with a lively community feel, busy with events and festivals throughout the year. The historic town centre is situated on a cliff above the River Teme and is surrounded by the beautiful countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh Marches. Ludlow is an excellent base for walking and cycling; as well as exploring the rest of Shropshire and the Welsh Marches.

Ludlow has a reputation for the quality of its food and drink with many excellent restaurants and cafes encouraged by the areas abundance of quality producers. Every September the town is filled with food lovers from all over the UK, and beyond for the Ludlow Food and Drink Festival

Things to Do in Ludlow

Walking Near Ludlow
History of Ludlow
Things to Do Near Ludlow
Ludlow Castle

Explore South Shropshire

Ludlow and south Shropshire are situated centrally in the Welsh Marches - the England-Wales borderlands. An area of unforgettable and varied natural beauty, which is full of hills, valleys, castles and characterful villages and towns.
Ludlow is a good base to explore this area from: within an hour (often much less), you can experience the delights of Shrewsbury, Shropshire's county town; the cathedral city of Hereford; the Shropshire Hills (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) such as the Longmynd, Caer Caradoc, the Stiperstones and Wenlock Edge; sample real Herefordshire cider and perry; visit Ironbridge, the surprising birthplace of the industrial revolution; or explore the uncrowded hills and valleys of Mid-Wales.

There is no shortage of good eating places in and around Ludlow, at all levels and to suit all tastes and budgets. Many top chefs have been attracted to the area because of the excellent supply of raw materials, resulting in frequent reviews in both restaurant guides and national papers. But it's not just gourmet meals that Ludlow excels in. At all kinds of eating establishments from the simplest cafe or pub upwards, you will be far more likely to experience really good quality food that is locally sourced than almost anywhere else in Britain. Visit our Where to Eat page.