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Ludlow Castle

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Fabulous historic castle

My husband and I really rate our visit to Ludlow castle, there is a lot of it still standing and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Ms B
United Kingdom
Amazing even in the rain

I love old historic treasures and this one is just that and doesn’t disappoint. I visit every time... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
robert b
Bournemouth, 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 28 August 2018

My husband and I really rate our visit to Ludlow castle, there is a lot of it still standing and looking magnificent. There are quite a few stairways that you can choose to go up ..or not, the views from the top of the castle...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I love old historic treasures and this one is just that and doesn’t disappoint. I visit every time I come to Ludlow, great cafe as well serving the best lemon drizzle cake ever.

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Hi, loved walking around ludlow castle found it very interesting. Learned alot , it was nice to have are picnic under the gazebo because it was raining. And Ludlow town its self is lovely. 😀

Thank SarahBednall
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Ludlow Castle is the ideal place to take the kids, they can run around and explore to their hearts content imagining what it would have been like. It's a bit like that for grown up history lovers too! Plenty of picnic tables if you take...More

Thank Paula T
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We were staying near Ludlow for a week and had earmarked the castle as a possible place to visit for an afternoon. The boys (9 and 6) loved it especially the spiral staircases and the towers. the information boards are good and informative.

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We often don't visit places as we are on a budget, but as we were visiting Ludlow with just the 2 of us, we decided that we would pay the £6 per adult and have a look. What a fab castle, so much of it...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 21 August 2018

And this is a very good castle! We managed to get hold of the audio guide, which was very helpful as this is quite a large site and I would recommend having a guide so that you can fully appreciate the history of this castle....More

Thank Adele T
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This should be a great place to visit – but isn’t. The whole history of the Marcher castles, which ran down the Welsh/English border, is fascinating and Ludlow Castle was at the centre of the action. However, there are two problems. First, the castle is...More

Thank Gooddayahead
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We have been to Ludlow many times but never visited the castle. This year with the family we decided to do so. Our first experience was the large grassed area for play with the younger ones (and not so young). There are many areas of...More

Thank Pegatome2016
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Visited in a big family group with kids. Views from top of castle are stunning, (86 steps we counted)! Apart from this however there really isn’t anything else to do. We were in and out in an hour and wouldn’t recommend if in a wheelchair....More

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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