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Ludlow Castle

Castle Square | Castle Square, Ludlow SY8 1AY, England
+44 1584 873355
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Step back in time

A wonderfully privately owned and maintained property thoroughly enjoyed my visit a very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Beautiful castle

A beautiful castle and although mostly ruins full of history and lots of informatory plaques to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brenda P
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Castle Square | Castle Square, Ludlow SY8 1AY, England
+44 1584 873355
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderfully privately owned and maintained property thoroughly enjoyed my visit a very informative guide book gave all the information I need to know

Thank Droftel
Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful castle and although mostly ruins full of history and lots of informatory plaques to give a sense of its past. Edward IV two young princes lived here a while as was customary of the times and Prince Arthur who married a very young...More

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had some time to spend in Ludlow and after the market went to the castle. It is on quite a big scale area wise and vertically. Well worth the £3 entry fee and well worth a visit despite schoolkids running amok :-)

Thank northwalesnaturist
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this ruined castle. We chose to have the audio guides and they are really well done and lead you through the caste in a way that means you see more of it in context. Definitely recommend those. It was a sunny v showers...More

Thank greeneyedmezzosop
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought this was much better than expected. Easy to walk around at your own pace and lots of the castle remains to see. You can climb up to the top of the tower and the views are amazing, well worth the money.

Thank lesleymary
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this Castle extremely interesting. Alright there are no rooms with anything inside, but none the less it has an atmosphere of days gone by. The climb to the top of the keep is well worth it. A lovely view over the countryside. There...More

Thank Ludders_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spring Festival brings 300 beers, good food and a decent collection of old cars to the castle. Well worth a day's visit. Just sorry the pie trail had sold out!

Thank Bill56_2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

While our attention was mainly on the festival, we couldn't help admire the beautiful ruins which formed the venue. The castle is stunning, with lots to explore, and many passageways leading to hidden rooms, ideal for losing your children! A great place for a family...More

Thank Satravelforlife
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ludlow Castle is a superb place for the Food Festivals but also a lovely place to visit anyway! Great to take a picnic and sit in the lovely grounds and explore the Castle area too. Good for kids too and afterwards the town is nice...More

Thank StephR3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great event. Friendly easy going atmosphere. Great live music and food. Veggie options, classic cars, sunshine, and super shopping and mooching in beautiful Ludlow

Thank Amanda M
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Will the castle be open for casual visitors on Saturday June 10th? I notice there is some sort of event on that day, but we just want to explore the castle.
28 February 2017|
Response from Sonja B | 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
Sonja B
Thank you for your feedback. We are currently working with the Mortimer History Society on content for more informative interpretation boards and leaflets/handouts that bring in a human element as well as the history of the buildings that will also contribute to school key stages requirements so over the next few years there will be more information on both. Watch this space...
14 July 2015|
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Sonja B
Hi Gerry Thank you for your feedback. The weeds are a problem, but the wild flowers that we have growing in the mortar are not going to damage the walls. Every few years we pay a team of specialist abseiling gardeners to get rid of them, as you can imagine its not cheap but great to watch. We get rid of as many as we can within reach of hand and sprayer. The photos are taken before spring/summer so are without the foliage.
14 July 2015|
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