Ludlow "The Perfect Historic Town"
Ludlow Castle & Dinham Bridge

A Town Full of History

A walk through Ludlow's main streets and quiet lanes is to walk through over 900 years of history. 

Ludlow's History
Broad Steet, Ludlow

Ludlow Castle

The construction of the Ludlow Castle started around 1085, with many later additions in the following two centuries. It is one of the most interesting castles in the Marches, in a dominant and imposing position high above the river Teme.

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The Inner Bailey, Ludlow Castle
Broadgate, Ludlow
The Buttercross, Ludlow

Shropshire Hills

Situated on the edge of The Shropshire Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Ludlow is the perfect base to explore this glorious area.

Things To Do near Ludlow
High Vinnalls, near Ludlow

Enjoy the View

With many beautiful buildings and fantastic views, Ludlow is a great place for a stroll.

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Ludlow viewed from Whitcliffe
Market Steet, Ludlow

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What's On in Ludlow in May, 2018

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French Focus

Start Date: Saturday, 07 April 2018
End Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018
Time: 14.00
Venue: Methodist Church
Type of Event: French conversation workshops

Join our friendly Saturday afternoon group to improve your basic French (not sui....continued

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A walk from The Sitwell Arms, Bucknell, with Ludlow Walkers.

Start Date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
End Date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: The Sitwell Arms
Type of Event: Walk

Walk from The Sitwell Arms, Bucknell - Grid Ref: 357 738.
Walk Leader: Richar....continued

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Guided House Tour

Start Date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
End Date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion set within exte....continued

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Places of Pilgrimage: The Marches

Start Date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
End Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
Time: 10:00am
Venue: St Laurence's Church
Type of Event: Art Exhibition

Month-long art exhibition of specially commission works on both sacred and secul....continued

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Fly-tying Tuition

Start Date: Thursday, 03 May 2018
End Date: Thursday, 03 May 2018
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: The Unicorn Inn
Type of Event: Fly-tying

On the 1st Thursday of each month fly-tying lessons are on offer at The Unicorn ....continued

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Ludlow May Fair

Start Date: Friday, 04 May 2018
End Date: Monday, 07 May 2018
Time: Till Late
Venue: Ludlow Town Centre
Type of Event: Ludlow May Fair

Ludlow May Fair - A traditional May Fair with a large variety of rides and amuse....continued

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Needle-Felting with Maxine

Start Date: Friday, 04 May 2018
End Date: Friday, 04 May 2018
Time: 10.30am-3.30pm
Venue: Loudwater Studio
Type of Event: Craft Workshop

£45.00 per person (including all materials)
Join textile artist Tilly Tea Dan....continued

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Meet Glossy & Sam Nicholas Vlogs

Start Date: Saturday, 05 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 06 May 2018
Time: 10:00am to about 8:00pm
Venue: Ludlow Town Centre
Type of Event: YouTuber Meet

Come and Meet Glossy & Sam Nicholas Vlogs on the Weekend of the May Fair in Ludl....continued

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Organ Recital

Start Date: Saturday, 05 May 2018
End Date: Saturday, 05 May 2018
Time: 1.00pm
Venue: St Laurence's Church
Type of Event: Concert

Organ Recital by Ashley Wagner and William Peart of the Royal Birmingham Conserv....continued

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Photographic Exhibition

Start Date: Saturday, 05 May 2018
End Date: Saturday, 05 May 2018
Time: 10am - 4pm
Venue: Nash & Boraston Parish Hall
Type of Event: Photographic Exhibition

Photographic Exhibition
By local amateur photographers.
Nash & Boraston Pa....continued

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Tweed Ride

Start Date: Saturday, 05 May 2018
End Date: Saturday, 05 May 2018
Time: 2pm
Venue: Ludlow Castle Square
Type of Event: Bike ride

Dig out your Tweeds (or any vintage fashion that takes your fancy) and join in t....continued

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Guided House Tour

Start Date: Sunday, 06 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 06 May 2018
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion set within exte....continued

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Ludlow Races

Start Date: Tuesday, 08 May 2018
End Date: Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Time: 5.30pm
Venue: Ludlow Racecourse
Type of Event: Horse Racing

Racing at Ludlow Racecourse.
This friendly National Hunt racecourse, often re....continued

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Pilgrimage: Yesterday and Today

Start Date: Tuesday, 08 May 2018
End Date: Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Time: 7:45pm
Venue: St Laurence's Church
Type of Event: Talk

Michael Tavinor, Dean of Hereford, Cathedral and author of "Saints and Sinners o....continued

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A walk from Mellington Hall, Churchstoke, with Ludlow Walkers.

Start Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018
End Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: Mellington Hall
Type of Event: Walk

Walk from Mellington Hall, Churchstoke - Grid Ref: 258 920.
Walk Leaders: Pam....continued

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Ludlow Local Produce Market

Start Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018
End Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018
Time: 9am to 2pm
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Market

Ludlow Local Produce Market is a large, twice-monthly farmers' market selling a ....continued

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Beginner's Sewing

Start Date: Friday, 11 May 2018
End Date: Friday, 11 May 2018
Time: 10.30am-3.30pm
Venue: Loudwater Studio
Type of Event: Craft Workshop

£22.00 per session (including all materials & light refreshments)
Always want....continued

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3 Round & About Walks

Start Date: Saturday, 12 May 2018
End Date: Saturday, 12 May 2018
Time: 08.30am
Venue: Town Hall
Type of Event: Charity Walk

Ramble (22.5 miles), amble (9.5 miles) or scramble (13 miles) around the beautif....continued

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Ludlow Spring Festival

Start Date: Saturday, 12 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 13 May 2018
Time: All Day
Venue: Ludlow Castle
Type of Event: Festival

Like a Beer Festival but Better - 12th -13th May 2018

Take 200 Real ales,....continued

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Ludlow Races

Start Date: Sunday, 13 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 13 May 2018
Time: 2.00pm
Venue: Ludlow Racecourse
Type of Event: Horse Racing

Racing at Ludlow Racecourse.
This friendly National Hunt racecourse, often re....continued

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Guided House Tour

Start Date: Tuesday, 15 May 2018
End Date: Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion set within exte....continued

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A walk from The Swan Inn, Aston Munslow, with Ludlow Walkers.

Start Date: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
End Date: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: The Swan Inn
Type of Event: Walk

Walk from The Swan Inn, Aston Munslow - Grid Ref: 512 866.
Walk Leader: Chris....continued

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Death in the Garden

Start Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018
End Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018
Time: 2:30pm
Venue: Ludlow Methodist Church
Type of Event: Talk

Poisonous plants - Myths, Magic, Passion and Murder. Be warned! Michael Brown, h....continued

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Food and Craft Market

Start Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018
End Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018
Time: All Day
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Market

A Thursday market with the emphasis on Food and Crafts.....continued

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Clay Sculpture - Crafting Seals

Start Date: Friday, 18 May 2018
End Date: Friday, 18 May 2018
Time: 10.30am-3.30pm
Venue: Loudwater Studio
Type of Event: Craft Workshop

£45 per person (including all materials)
Get creative sculpting beautiful an....continued

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Edge Chamber Choir - I Was Glad

Start Date: Saturday, 19 May 2018
End Date: Saturday, 19 May 2018
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: St Laurence's Church
Type of Event: Concert

In an exciting new venture, the Edge Chamber Choir is joined by a new classical ....continued

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Ludlow Racecourse Antiques Fair

Start Date: Saturday, 19 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: Ludlow Racecourse
Type of Event: Antiques Fair

This well established Quality 2 Day Antiques Fair offers stunning Jewellery to L....continued

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Organ Recital

Start Date: Saturday, 19 May 2018
End Date: Saturday, 19 May 2018
Time: 1.00pm
Venue: St Laurence's Church
Type of Event: Concert

James Lloyd Thomas , St Thomas Stourbridge plays the second of a series of 10 lu....continued

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Shropshire Kidsfest @ The Quarry

Start Date: Saturday, 19 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
Time: 10:00-18:00
Venue: The Quarry
Type of Event: Family fun day

Join us and celebrate Shropshire Kidsfest third year! We turn the Quarry Park in....continued

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Antique & Collectors Fair

Start Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
Time: 9am to 4pm
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Antiques

An Antique and Collectors Fair held at Ludlow Market in Castle Square

A w....continued

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Guided House Tour

Start Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion set within exte....continued

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Wigmore Gardening Club Annual Plant Sale

Start Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
Time: 2pm
Venue: Wigmore Village Hall
Type of Event: Plant sale

This afternoon the Wigmore and District Gardening Club will be selling seedlings....continued

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A walk from Onibury Village Hall, Onibury, with Ludlow Walkers.

Start Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2018
End Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: Onibury Village Hall
Type of Event: Walk

A walk from Onibury Village Hall, Onibury - Grid Ref: 455 792.
Walk Leader: S....continued

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Antique & Collectables Sale

Start Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018
End Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018
Time: 15.00
Venue: Portcullis Saleroom, Ox Pasture
Type of Event: McCartneys Auction

Antique & Collectables Sale at McCartneys, The Ox Pastures, Overton Road, Ludlow....continued

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Ludlow Local Produce Market

Start Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018
End Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018
Time: 9am to 2pm
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Market

Ludlow Local Produce Market is a large, twice-monthly farmers' market selling a ....continued

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Meet the Medieval Palmer

Start Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
Time: 10:00am
Venue: St Laurence's Church
Type of Event: Entertainment

Meet a Medieval Palmer who will talk about his experiences as a pilgrim, show yo....continued

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Prohibition Party

Start Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Garthmyl Hall
Type of Event: Black Tie Event

Itís 1925, prohibition is in full swing and only societyís wealthiest have the r....continued

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Craft and Garden Market

Start Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
Time: All Day
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Market

A craft and garden fair in Ludlow's Castle Square....continued

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Hope Bagot Fete & Dog Show

Start Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
End Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Venue: Hope Court
Type of Event: Fete

Come and enjoy Hope Bagot Fete and Dog Show in the beautifully laid out gardens ....continued

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Ludlow to Hereford Walk

Start Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
End Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
Time: 9:30am
Venue: St Laurence's Church
Type of Event: Walk

Part of the Ludlow Palmers Weekend, this 30-mile road walk leaves Ludlow and goe....continued

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Herefordshire Garden Tour

Start Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
End Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
Time: 9:30am
Venue: The Old Post Office
Type of Event: Garden Tour

Part of Ludlow Palmers Weekend, morning visit to The Vine at Tarrington, mature,....continued

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In the Steps of St Ethelbert

Start Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
End Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
Time: 10:30am
Venue: The Old Post Office
Type of Event: Walk

Part of the Ludlow Palmers Weekend, this 6-mile walk lead by the Dean of Herefor....continued

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Ludlow to Hereford Cycle Ride

Start Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
End Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
Time: 11:00am
Venue: St Laurence's Church
Type of Event: Cycle Ride

Part of the Ludlow Palmers Weekend, this 30-mile road cycle ride leaves Ludlow a....continued

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