by car

Ludlow is situated on the A49 approximately half way between Shrewsbury and Hereford, Sat Nav to the town centre is SY8 1AS. There are three main pay and display car parks near the town centre: Castle Street, Upper Galdeford and Lower Galdeford (Smithfield). There is also a small pay & display car park at The Linney playing fields below Ludlow Castle.

For info on all parking charges and zones, visit Shropshire Council

park and ride

Ludlow park and ride services operate around the town from Monday to Saturday. The service operates from the Ludlow Eco Business Park, just off the A49 towards Sheet. The nearest postcode for GPS and journey planning directions is SY8 1ES. For more info and fares visit The Shropshire Council

by rail

Ludlow railway station lies on the Welsh Marches Line between Shrewsbury to the north and Hereford to the South. The station is on Station Drive and is a 10 minute (uphill) walk to the town centre. There is a small pay and display car park for railway users. For times and fares visit the Transport for Wales website:


Ludlow Visitor Information Centre is manned by a team of dedicated volunteers.

Temporary location: Ludlow Library, 7-9 Parkway Lane, Ludlow, SY8 2PG. Telephone 07950 226 146. Email:

ludlow market

Ludlow’s award winning market trades every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday all year. For markets, events and traders visit the Ludlow Market website

ludlow museum

Ludlow Museum at the Buttercross, SY8 1AW. Open Every Week – Friday 10-4pm, Saturday 10-4pm, Sunday 10-4pm. Closed between Christmas Eve and New Years Day. Adults: £1 / Children under 16 year of age: Free. For regular updates visit their Facebook page