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Ludlow Castle, Ludlow

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Constructed in the 11th century, Ludlow Castle, retains the spark of its former medieval glory. You can explore many parts of the castle, which has changed hands and owners throughout the centuries, on your own. Information at the site is lacking, so if you’re interested in the history of the place, be sure to read up in advance. But with preserved areas and a bit of imagination, you can envision how the castle might have been used in days of yore. Climb one of the towers to enjoy the view and take tea by the entrance to bring you back into the 21st century. Make Ludlow Castle a centerpiece of your Ludlow vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ludlow trip itinerary maker .
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  • Visited on weekend away with other half. Very friendly, helpful staff. Not bad enterance fee of £6. Lovely grounds, nice for picnic in Summer. Guided tours available if required, but we had a wonderfu...  more »
  • Visited castle on a day trip to Ludlow, lovely place to spend an hour or so exploring the various towers etc, would recommend a visit , gift shop is well stocked and all the staff helpful and very fri...  more »
  • This fortification is perched on top of a hill so has terrific views over the nearby countryside. Located right in the centre of Ludlow the castle has a lovely walk around it and a lovely cafe that is...  more »
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  • I am from Pensacola Florida and I visited the Ludlow Castle and Ludlow because my husband was born there. I came to England for his memorial as he passed away 3 months ago. Such a beautiful beautiful town and the people were so friendly and sympathetic. He was born and raised until he was 8 in the Orchard House Down by the River. His parents had the best time remembering and trying to find where the orchard house used to be. We were wishing we had some kind of a map to tell where it was because the college stands there now. I will always remember Ludlow as it is my favorite Village throughout my whole stay in England.
  • Went to event in castle rooms. Showing Off craft show. All genuine makers high quality. Very good.
  • Good walk around the outside of the castle. If you want to go into the castle then try and avoid the last few days leading up to the Annual Food Festival in September when the grounds are closed off to the public so that tents etc can be set up in the grounds. Good luck with finding official confirmation of this fact.
  • Smallish scale castle ruins. You only need 2 hours or so here. Reasonably priced for a family. Really great for letting kids have an explore. Some great views from the castle towers too.
  • Saw Ludlow on Country File so had it on my to visit list. Beautiful quaint town. Historic castle, nice walks, variety of individual shops and a popular town market.

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