Parking & Travel

Car Parks:
The three principal car parks in the centre of Ludlow are at Upper Galdeford (Co-Op), Lower Galdeford (Smithfield), and Castle Street. They operate on a pay-and-display basis. Click here for Ludlow map with car parks featured

Pay and Display Meters:
On-street parking in the town centre (Central Red Zone) is available with Pay and Display. Further out from the town centre (Blue Zone) it is free but time restricted.

Ludlow Park & Ride
Ludlow Park & Ride is based at the Eco Business Park and can easily be reached from all areas using the A49. Follow the signs in and around Ludlow to the site. If using Sat Nav use post code SY8 1ES.

 - Free all day parking when purchasing a ticket.
 - On-site CCTV in the car park for your vehicle's security.
 - Cycle parking is available at the Eco Park site.

Times from car park: Buses run from 07.15 to 17.45 Monday to Saturday. The last bus arrives at the Assembly Rooms at 18:00 where the service terminates. Times from town centre: Buses run from 07.30 to 17.30 Monday to Saturday

Fare details: The cost is £1.50 Return from the Eco Park site.
(Price correct on the 21/03/17, please check with Shropshire Council for the current pricing)
Visit the Shropshire Council web site for further details.


Ludlow is situated on the A49 trunk road which runs from Warrington, through Shrewsbury and Hereford to Ross-on-Wye.

From Birmingham, head west on the A456 through Kidderminster. From the M5 leave at junction 3 and continue on the A456 through Kidderminster.


Our link with Co-wheels Shropshire car club enables you to travel to Ludlow by train but still have access to a car when you need it. Co-wheels have 2 cars in Ludlow parked just 2 minutes walk from the station.
Simply join the car club as a visitor member and the book a car for as long as you need it – from an hour to a few days. It’s flexible, affordable and easy to use.
For more information click here


The bus service 192/292 serves Ludlow from Kidderminster. The town is also served by local bus services for destinations in Shropshire and Herefordshire. Phone Shropshire Traveline on 0871 200 2233


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