Posthorn Cottage

Self-Catering in Ludlow, Shropshire

Contact Details

Tel: 01159 222383



Postal Address:
Palmers Guild Court
Broad Street

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Posthorn Cottage, one of two adjoining properties occupying a secluded position in the heart of the town, offers an ideal base for exploring Ludlow and the surrounding area.

It is conveniently placed for all Ludlow’s attractions with shops, restaurants, cafes and places of interest such as the Castle, Market Square and St Laurence’s Church only a few minutes from the door.

We provide a free parking but, if you prefer to leave the car behind, bus routes and the train station are also within easy walking distance.

The cottage, which was renovated from a 17th Century grade 11 listed building, provides comfortable accommodation on three floors.

On the ground floor, a small entrance hall opens onto an oak-beamed staircase, with a dining/sitting room leading off to the right. This attractive room, which features a wood floor and open fireplace, overlooks the private patio area. It is furnished with dining table and chairs, easy chairs, radio/CD player and flat screen TV.

An attractive, well equipped kitchen leads off the dining room. Appliances include a full size electric cooker with extractor fan, washing machine and microwave.

Leading off the first floor landing are two bedrooms (one twin bedded and one double) and bathroom which is fitted with both bath and shower.

On the second floor, a small landing leads to a light airy sitting room which overlooks the roof tops towards Clee Hill in the distance. It is furnished with two comfortable modern sofas, occasional tables, DVD and flat screen TV.

The airing cupboard is also on the top floor; this is where cushions for the patio chairs and spare bedding and blankets are kept.

Outside: The private  patio area  is at the back of the cottage and is furnished with table and chairs.  We have recently introduced planters with a selection of fresh herbs which guests are welcome to use. Smoking is permitted outside; ashtrays are proved and can be found in the kitchen unit beneath the sink. 

Booking and Payment Details
As we accommodate both short and long term stays, we are flexible about arrival and departure days. We request that guests vacate the cottage by 10 a.m. on the day of departure and the arrival time is from 3 p.m. onwards.

We request a £50 deposit on booking; this deposit is refundable on cancellation, if we are subsequently able to re-book the cottage.

Payment can be made by cheque or BACS transfer.

- Weekly: from £240 - £370, according to season
- Short Breaks – 2 nights from £160 - £180, according to season and number of guests. Reasonable rates for any subsequent nights.

Our Peak Season:
- Christmas and New Year
- Ludlow Special Events: Arts Festival (late June/early July); Food Fair (early September); Medieval Fayre (late November)

Further Information

  • Free WiFi
  • Gas central heating throughout
  • All gas and electricity included in price
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • We regret we are unable to accept pets

As we are located at the end of a covered pedestrian passageway, we are unable to provide parking directly outside the cottage. Our parking season ticket permits parking at a public car park less than five minutes’ walk away. It is possible to park on street in order to load/unload luggage.

The passageway which leads to the cottage  has a flat surface for most of its length but is cobbled in the section directly outside the front door.  For more information please refer to the accessibility statement attached to our website.


Room / Unit Price No. Of Rooms / Units Sleeps
House £240.00 - £370.00(Per unit per week) 1 4

Special Offers

Special Rates for visits of 10 days and over and for last minute bookings.


To submit a booking enquiry, please visit the Posthorn Cottage website »

Ratings and Awards

DTS Self-Catering 3 Star Grading Pending


Children Welcome TV Central heating Bed Linen included Midweek breaks Weekend breaks Open Fire Free Car parking Off site parking Washing Machine Clothes Drying Area Microwave Radio CD Player DVD Player WiFi Internet Access


From A5/A49 (S) junction Shrewsbury. Take A49 south towards Leominster. Exit at Ludlow. Continue up Corve Street. At traffic lights turn right into High St. Take first left into Broad St.

Contact Details

Tel: 01159 222383



Postal Address:

Palmers Guild Court

Broad Street




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