market town in Shropshire, England

Ludlow is a town in Shropshire, a county of England. The town is very old and dates back to around 800 AD. There is a large castle and many other historic buildings.

Ludlow viewed from the Whitcliffe
Ludlow viewed from the Whitcliffe
The Coat of Arms of Ludlow, Shropshire
Coat of arms of Ludlow
Map of Shropshire, with a red dot showing the position of Ludlow
Map of Shropshire, with a red dot showing the position of Ludlow
Location within Shropshire
Population10,266 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSO512746
• London154 miles (248 km)
Civil parish
  • Ludlow
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLUDLOW
Postcode districtSY8
Dialling code01584
PoliceWest Mercia
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°22′N 2°43′W / 52.37°N 2.71°W / 52.37; -2.71

There are just over 10,000 people living in the town.

It is the largest town in the South Shropshire area.

The town, though not large, is important in its area, which includes the Welsh Marches, Wales and South Shropshire. Its parish church, St Laurence's, is the largest in the county.[1]

Transport change

Road change

The A49, A4117, B4361 and B4365 roads pass through or go near Ludlow.

Rail change

Ludlow has a train station.[2][3]

References change

  1. Mawer, Fred (4 October 2006). "Getting a Taste for Ludlow". The Daily Telegraph. London. Archived from the original on 14 October 2006. Retrieved 17 September 2007.
  2. "Ludlow". Retrieved 2021-02-08.
  3. "National Rail Enquiries - Station facilities for Ludlow". Retrieved 2021-02-08.