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


Local & Community Information

Local Government - Member of Parliament - Healthcare - Education

Local Government

Shropshire Council - Website

Local services provided by Shropshire Council include:
Roads, registrar services, hospitals, health, education, libraries, refuse collection, street cleaning, Council Tax collection, economic development economic throughout Shropshire.

Main Address: Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND
Phone Number: 0345 678 9000

Normal opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm
Saturday: 9am to 1pm

Ludlow Town Council - Website

Local services provided by Ludlow Town Council include:
Ludlow Market, Henley Road Cemetery, Recreation Areas, Public Toilets, Allotments, Christmas Lights, Ludlow Town Plan & Civic Events

Address: The Guildhall, Mill Street, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1AZ
Phone Number: 01584 871970

Office hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9:30am to 4pm
Friday: 9:30am to 3:30pm

Member of Parliament - MP For Ludlow - Website

Ludlow Constituency Member of Parliament: Philip Dunne
Party: Conservative
Member for Ludlow: since 5th May 2005 general election

Contact details:

Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone: 020 7219 2388
Fax: 020 7219 0788

54 Broad Street, Ludlow, SY8 1GP
Phone: 01584 872187
Fax: 01584 876345


Portcullis Surgery, Ludlow - Website

Please come to the surgery and ask to register at the Practice. Provided you are residing within our Practice area and we are accepting new patients, you will be asked to complete a registration form.

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Out of Hours: please call 08444 06 88 88

Address: Portcullis Lane, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1GT
Phone: 01584 872939

Station Drive Surgery, Ludlow - Website

The Station Drive Surgery is a Ludlow based medical practice, owned and run by Partners Dr James Cullen, Dr Graham Cook and Dr Caron Morton with Drs Alexandra Chamberlain and Sue Williams employed as GPs. We have 3 Practice Nurses, a Health Care Assistant, a Practice Manager, a Patient Services Manager and a full complement of receptionists to ensure that you receive the best possible service.

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Out of Hours: please call 08444 06 88 88

Address: Station Drive, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2AB
Phone: 01584 872461

Ludlow Community NHS Hospital - Website

Specific services offered:

  • Audiology (hearing services)
  • Maternity (outreach from Royal Shrewsbury Hospital)
  • Minor Injuries Unit
    Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday: 8.00am - 8.00pm
  • Monthly Intravenous Bisphosphanates (used to treat osteoporosis and similar bone diseases)
  • Outpatient department (offering adult and child clinics)
  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Renal dialysis
  • Speech and language therapy
  • X-Rays
  • For more details please visit their web site

Address: Ludlow Community Hospital, Gravel Hill, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1QX
Phone: 01584 872201

Parking: Free parking, approximately 70 spaces.
Nearest pharmacy: Ludlow town centre (Boots, Lloyds and Brown & Francis).

Shropdoc - Website

Shropshire Doctors Co-operative Ltd (Shropdoc) provides urgent medical services for patients when their own surgery is closed and whose needs cannot safely wait until the surgery is next open, i.e. evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Phone: 08444 06 88 88

If you need urgent medical attention that will not wait until your own surgery is next open phone Shropdoc on 08444 06 88 88
If your condition can not wait for 1½ hours this is likely to be an emergency
Please dial 999 (Eg: Choking, Chest Pain, Blacking out, Blood loss.)

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust - Website

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.

Address: William Farr House, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury SY3 8XL
Phone: 01743 277500


Education: Schools & Colleges

Ludlow College - Website

Sixth form and further eduction college.

Address: Castle Square, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1GD
Phone: 01584 872846

Ludlow Church of England School - Website

Ludlow School is Specialist Technology & Sports College for children aged 11 to 16

Address: The Burway, Bromfield Road, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1GJ
Phone: 01584 872691 (Phone)

Ludlow Infant School - Website

Address: Sandpits Road, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1HG
Phone: 01584 872765

Ludlow Junior School - Website

Ludlow Junior School is a mixed gender Shropshire County Council community junior school in Ludlow. There are 290 pupils on roll. The age range is 7-11 years.

Headteacher: Mrs S Swann
Address: Clee View, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1HX
Phone: 01584 873602

St Laurence CofE Primary School - Website

Address: Jockeyfield, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1TP
Phone: 01584 872766

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