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Ludlow Castle

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Wonderful historic castle, stunning views from the ramparts, excellent shop

Lovers of castles will certainly enjoy this one; much of it is in ruins but there is plenty left to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Elizabeth R
Popped into castle shop.

Have visited the castle grounds several times during Food Festival events, it's nice to visit the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vince G
Bewdley, United Kingdom
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Ludlow Castle is an unusually complete range of medieval buildings with a varied history evident within its walls. We are host to a number of events that run between April and November, information of which is available at the local tourist...more
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Castle Square, Ludlow SY8 1AY, England
+44 1584 873355
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovers of castles will certainly enjoy this one; much of it is in ruins but there is plenty left to appreciate. We visited after a rainy day so I'm glad I had sensible shoes - it was a bit muddy underfoot so be advised! There...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have visited the castle grounds several times during Food Festival events, it's nice to visit the castle just for itself. Particularly pleased with the shop and across from this a cafe, very good experience.

Thank Vince G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What can I say is an American , you got a lot of castles. This castle has a real feel of what you would think a castle supposed to be like not quite as elaborate as Warwick Castle but it still has the romance of...More

Thank BrittD
Reviewed 6 days ago

Gives a wonderful view over Ludlow and the surrounding countryside. Also shows how well prepared the Marcher Lords had to be, to deal with their neighbours.

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great visit to a wonderful piece of our history. It must have been quite a place back in the day, and it still is today . The views from the top of the tower are quite stunning! but beware the stairway up is very narrow...More

Thank rivandcliff
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was really interesting castle with such wonderful history and right in the town! We could see it from our B&B window. We really enjoyed exploring the whole town of Ludlow and would definitely return!

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Castle is incredible and worth a visit, its very inexpensive too. I love seeing these properties and imaging what it was like all those hundreds of years ago. There are information signed dotted around providing information about the different areas/buildings which I found informative....More

Thank Travellifefully
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle was one of the first built in stone after the Norman conquest. It has loads of history ! (Wars of the Roses, one time home of the" Princes in the Tower" and Prince Arthur when he was married to Katherine of Aragon)

Thank hells278
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Each ruined castle in the UK seems to have its own interesting and unique features. On the day of our visit they were pteparing for a wedding in the unusual round chapel so it was a bit more than bare walls. There are lots of...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning building with many walls still remaining. Round Chappel for Weddings. No roof so not sure what happens when it rains. Old well still there. Set in a superb landscape.

Thank nestledown1
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Jacky H
1 June 2017|
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Response from Ludlow Castle S | Property representative |
There are several car parks around Ludlow, long and short stay. They are all within 10 minutes walk of the castle which in itself is a treat through Ludlow's medieval streets. £5 Adult, £4.50 over 60 or student, £2.50 child... More
28 February 2017|
Response from Ludlow Castle S | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. The Castle is open to the public from 10.00am to 5.00pm on Saturday 10th June. The Event is in the function rooms of Castle House which is totally separate
Ludlow Castle S
14 July 2015|
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Response from Ludlow Castle S | Property representative |
Dogs are very welcome in the Castle and Courtyard of the Tea Rooms as long as they are kept on a lead at all times. We love our 4 legged friends. We also have 1 apartment Sir Henry Sidney that welcomes dogs, so if ever you... More